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Quickfit and Quartz

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of " Quickfit" Works, Stone, Staffordshire.

Maker of ground glass laboratory glassware

1934 Company incorporated[1] as a diversification by Triplex to make laboratory glassware[2].

1953 With James A. Jobling and Co formed a private company Q. V. F. which, amongst other things, handled the marketing of glass pipeline made by James A. Jobling and Co[3]

1958 James A. Jobling and Co acquired the company from Triplex; Joblings had related interests in laboratory glassware and had been the sole supplier of raw materials to Quickfit [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 28, 1961
  2. Competition Commission [1]
  3. The Times, Sep 25, 1958
  4. The Times, Sep 25, 1958