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of 72 Lockhurst Lane, Coventry, Warks, (now West Midlands); and of Pontypool, Bradford, Manchester and Glasgow. Telephone: Coventry 88011. Cables: "Nylon, Coventry". (1947)
1947 British Industries Fair Advert: BNS - What next in NYLON? Producers of Nylon Yarns now mainly reserved for "Apparel". Nylon Yarns will be available from 1948 to all trades and industries in increasing quantities on completion of a large factory in Monmouthshire.(Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 157) 
1954 Purchased factory at Doncaster; additional capacity at Pontypool coming onstream
1957 Plans announced for major expansion in production of nylon yarn at Doncaster
1958 Opened a new spinning plant at Bayswater Victoria, Australia and initiated a series of promotions to heighten awareness and acceptance of the new fibre.
1959 Purchased the Brockworth, Gloucester factory then in use for making aero-engines
1960 Nylon conveyor belting for mines.  Bri-Nylon registered trademark for textiles. Gloucester factory was entering production with Nylon 66, which was suited for industrial yarns including for tyres
1961 Employed 8,000 persons.