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of 21 Minshull Street, Manchester

1895 The company was registered on 26 June, in reconstruction of I. Levinstein and Co, and took over a business of chemical and colour manufacturers. [1]

1916 Acquired Claus and Co.[2]

1918 Was the largest independent dye company, with a dye works in Blackley, Manchester. Levinstein began a relationship with British Dyestuffs; Dr. Herbert Levinstein, head of the company, made recommendations to solve British Dyestuffs' operating problems at Dalton.

1919 Levinstein was merged with British Dyestuffs Ltd; the new company was named the British Dyestuffs Corporation.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, Saturday 30 December 1916, page 10.