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Hunt Brothers (Castleford)

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of Aire and Calder Chemical Works, Castleford

c.1863 Established by William Hunt and his brother.

Maker of saltcake (commercial anhydrous sodium sulphate); sulphuric acid; concentrated sulphuric acid; Glauber's salt; hydrochloric acid.

1949 Acquired by Laporte Chemicals

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