Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,419 pages of information and 245,908 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Inspec

From Graces Guide

Inspec, speciality chemicals producer

1992 Company founded by Jim Ratcliffe who led a management buyout from BP. Its operations at Hythe were major users of ethylene glycol[1]

1994 Introduced its shares to the Stock Market

1995 Acquired BP's Antwerp business, producer of speciality and commodity chemicals including ethylene glycol.

1998 Inspec was acquired by Laporte, joining the fine chemicals business[2][3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Mar. 15, 1995
  2. The Times May 25, 2017
  3. The Times Oct. 5, 1999