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Carpet Manufacturing Co

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October 1963. Globe Axminster.

of New Road, Kidderminster, maker of Axminster and Wilton carpets

1890 The company was registered on 3 July, to take over the businesses of Morton and Sons and Richard Smith and Sons.[1]

1955 One of 5 companies which founded Tufted Carpets Ltd.[2] whose products were sold as Kosset Carpets[3]

1969 Carpets International was formed by the merger of John Crossley-Carpet Trades Holdings and Carpet Manufacturing Co.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, May 04, 1955
  3. The Times, Apr 25, 1958
  4. The Times, Sep 26, 1969