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1949. Kirksyl Melba.

Produces a wide range of synthetic yarns used in hoisery and knitwear

  • Textile Manufacturing Division:- Grecian Mill, Walkden, Nr. Bolton.
  • Viscose Rayon and Chemicals Divisions of Kirklees Works, Bury, Lancs.

1962 Acquired by Courtaulds.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, September 19, 1962