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Birmid Qualcast

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1967 Merger of Birmid Industries and Qualcast to form Birmid Qualcast[1].

1969 Reorganistion of Birmid Qualcast Ltd into 3 divisions:

1973 Acquired Potterton central heating operation from De La Rue[3]

1987 Acquired Gardex and Foldor shower trays. Acquired the New World division of Tube Investments[4]

1988 The Birmid Qualcast group was acquired by Blue Circle who sold off the foundry divisions[5].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 14 February 1967
  2. The Times, 3 July 1969
  3. The Times, Oct 31, 1973
  4. The Times, May 23, 1987
  5. Qualcast website [1]