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Forster and Sons of Atlas Glass Works, St. Helens, Lancs
1878 Company established by John Forster
1905 Incorporated as a limited company.
1914 Manufacturers of glass bottles. Specialities: machine made bottles and machines for making same. Employees 700. 
1914 Chairman: John Forster, J.P. Joint Managing Directors: Walter Forster and W. A. Forster. Claim to be the first Bottle Works in the United Kingdom to make bottles solely by machinery. Premises: Very extensive, covering five acres. Staff: 700.
1918 Advertising for staff.
1919 Became a public company, Forsters Glass Co