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1966 [[John Dickinson and Co|John Dickinson]] merged with [[E. S. and A. Robinson]] to form  Dickinson Robinson Group Ltd (DRG), one of the largest Stationery and Packaging companies in the world.
 
1966 [[John Dickinson and Co|John Dickinson]] merged with [[E. S. and A. Robinson]] to form  Dickinson Robinson Group Ltd (DRG), one of the largest Stationery and Packaging companies in the world.
 
   
 
   
1974-1979 '''DRG''' acquired Papeteries de La Couronne, [[J. Arthur Dixon]], Royal Sovereign and [[John Heath]].
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1974 '''DRG''' acquired Papeteries de La Couronne (Gouronne?), [[J. Arthur Dixon]], and [[Green and Son]]<ref>The Times Nov. 7, 1974</ref>
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By 1979 had also acquired Royal Sovereign and [[John Heath]].
  
 
1989 Pembridge Investments acquired '''DRG Packaging'''
 
1989 Pembridge Investments acquired '''DRG Packaging'''

Revision as of 08:55, 5 June 2020

1966 John Dickinson merged with E. S. and A. Robinson to form Dickinson Robinson Group Ltd (DRG), one of the largest Stationery and Packaging companies in the world.

1974 DRG acquired Papeteries de La Couronne (Gouronne?), J. Arthur Dixon, and Green and Son[1]

By 1979 had also acquired Royal Sovereign and John Heath.

1989 Pembridge Investments acquired DRG Packaging

1992 Bowater acquired DRG Packaging from Pembridge[2]

2008 John Dickinson and Co is now a subsidiary of D. S. Smith plc.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Nov. 7, 1974
  2. The Times, March 03, 1992