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of Larkswood Works, Higham Station Avenue, Chingford, London, E4. Telephone: Larkswood 4491. Cables: "Xylonite, London"
1938 B. X. Plastics making xylonite and lactoid was part of the British Xylonite Co, which was a holding company with three subsidiaries.
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1947 British Industries Advert as Leaders in Thermo Plastics. Manufacturers of Thermoplastic Raw materials:- "Xylonite" (Celluloid), "Bexoid" (Celulose-Acetate), "Lactoid) (Casein), "Distrene" (Polystyrene), B.X. PVC (Polyvinyl-Chloride), "B.X. Ethyl-Cellulose", "Is-oflex" (Lightweight Thermal Insulation). (Plastics Section - Earls Court, First Floor, Stand No. 809) .
1954 Sales increased by 45percent; transfer of production from Dundee was completed; new works at Brantham was working 24 hours/day