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1883 The E. C. Powder Co was registered on 16 February, to acquire from the Explosives Co, the patents for the United Kingdom and India, for the manufacture of a new gunpowder for military and sporting purposes. 
1885 Properties at Stowmarket, Penrhyndendraeth, and Pembrey. New company registered to acquire the business: New Explosives Co