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carpet maker, of Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire
1955 Five companies founded Tufted Carpets Ltd whose products would be sold as Kosset Carpets - the companies were Carpet Manufacturing Co, John Crossley-Carpet Trade Holdings, Brintons, James Templeton, T. Bond Worth
1959 Company's shares started trading on the Stock Exchange
By 1965, Thomas Bond Worth had ended its association with Kosset
1966 Much expanded tufted carpet plant at Wigan
Group name changed to Bond Worth Holdings, reflecting major expansion of the company.
1970 Substantial losses due to problems in a division, delay in new warehouse and general turn down in trading
1971 Returned to profit; supplied about 20 percent of the UK floor covering market
1978 Injection of capital but the company went into receivership