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 163,411 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.

Sidlaw Industries

From Graces Guide

1971 Jute Industries (Holdings) Ltd changed its name to Sidlaw Industries

1981 Changed name to Sidlaw Group plc

1989 Merger with HPC Group plc; formation of Packaging Division; acquisition of Transrap Holdings of Derbyshire; other divisions were Textiles and Oil Services[1]

1991 Acquired Venus Flexible Packaging of Derby.

By 1994 the Group had moved to Edinburgh and planned to sell off the textiles division[2]

1999 The company specialised in flexible packaging; it was acquired by Danisco A/S.[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1989 annual report
  2. Dundee Courier 28 October 1994
  3. 1999 Annual report