Bradford Dyers Association
1898 The Association was formed as a limited public company for the purposes of acquiring c.20 companies engaged in the Bradford Piece Dyeing Trade, accounting for about 90 percent of the trade
1900 The Association brought a case against Isaac Bury, the tradename of John and Jos. Wharton, for infringement of the Schreiner patent for giving cloth a gloss-like finish; the defendants relied on prior patents which meant that there was no new art
c.1961 Jointly with Sun Chemical Corp of USA, established Warwick Chemical (Yorkshire).
1969 Sun Chemical Corp acquired the minority interest that it did not own in Warwick Chemical