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W. R. Grace and Company, a US company; its British subsidiary was Grace Brothers Ltd
1854 Company founded in Peru, in the food business.
1950s Entered the chemicals business.
1962 Half of group profits come from chemicals. The group also had extensive food manufacturing interests, including chocolate in South Africa. Announced plans for a programme of acquisitions
1982 Automotive Division, Cromwell Road, St Neots, Huntingdon.