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George Younger and Son

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Brewers and maltsters, of Alloa

1762 Business founded.

1908 Decided to build a bottle works to manufacture their own bottles.

1912 Bottling started at Eglinton bottling stores

1919 George Younger and Son with three other large Scottish breweries formed Scottish Central Glass Works Ltd

1950s: Extensive renovation of the buildings at Eglinton

1954 Installed the first bulk liquid carbon dioxide plant in Scotland.

1960 Part of United Breweries

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