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British Industrial History

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of Yeovil Road, Slough[1]

1960 Predecessor company, Eclab Ltd, incorporated[2]

1961 Name changed to Soilax Ltd

1963 Proprietors of Finish; agreed that J. Bibby and Sons acquire the UK agency.[3]

1976 The Magnus Division supplied chemicals and equipment to the transportation, aviation and metalwork industries.[4]

1980 Opened premises in Swindon.

1982 Approval for Blu Gard veterinary product[5]

1987 Name changed to Ecolab Ltd

1991 Name changed to Henkel-Ecolab Ltd

2001 Name changed to Ecolab Ltd, a subsidiary of Ecolab Inc of USA

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Oct. 14, 1971
  2. Companies house filing
  3. The The Times Apr. 8, 1963
  4. The Times Jan. 22, 1976
  5. The Edinburgh Gazette 12 November 1982