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Alexander Walker and Co

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of Chemical Works, Gailes Road, Irvine

1906 The company was registered on 17 October, to take over the business of chemical manufacturers of the firm of the same name. [1]

1932 Formation of ICI (Explosives) which would include 11 companies controlled by ICI including Alexander Walker and Co[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, 7 April 1932