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Gyproc Products

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April 1945.
May 1945.
March 1958.
June 1958.
March 1960.

of Singlewell Road, Gravesend, Kent

Gypsum plasterboard originated in the USA and was introduced in the UK in 1917.

1933 Gyproc Products Ltd (which was controlled by Distillers Co) started production at Rochester and subsequently at Glasgow.

1944 Distillers Co sold Gyproc Products Ltd to British Plaster Board Ltd in exchange for shares in that company[1].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 26 July 1944
  • [1] Competition Commission