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Price-Pearson (Refractories)

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1957 E. J. and J. Pearson merged with J. T. Price and Co to form Price-Pearson (Refractories)

1958 Price-Pearson Refractories owned 8 subsidiaries in the Stourbridge area, making and distributing refractories. Acquired Timmis and Co of Stourbridge[1]

The Company moved to a new, purpose-built Works, called the Albion Works, in Brierley Hill.

1961 Acquired West Hunwick Silica and Firebrick Co and its subsidiary Chapel Fell Ganister Co[2]

1962 Opened the Albion Works, Brierley Hill, Staffs; new works also in Co. Durham[3]

1968 J. and J. Dyson merged with the company[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 24, 1958
  2. The Times, Jul 13, 1961
  3. The Times, Jul 04, 1962
  4. The Times, Oct 04, 1968