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Bowater Fibre Containers

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Subsidiary of Bowater Paper Corporation

Had a manufacturing plant at Croydon

1956 Plans for installation of a new plant at Ellesmere Port, bringing the number of factories in the UK to 8.

1956 Agreement to merge with Eburite Corrugated Containers[1] forming Bowater-Eburite, making corrugated fibreboard containers at North Acton, Croydon and Ellesmere Port (under construction)[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times June 18, 1956
  2. The Times July 16, 1956