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1974 '''DRG''' acquired Papeteries de La Couronne (Gouronne?), [[J. Arthur Dixon]], and [[William Green and Sons|Green and Son]] of London<ref>The Times Nov. 7, 1974</ref>
 
1974 '''DRG''' acquired Papeteries de La Couronne (Gouronne?), [[J. Arthur Dixon]], and [[William Green and Sons|Green and Son]] of London<ref>The Times Nov. 7, 1974</ref>
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1976 Acquired '''Royal Sovereign Group''' bringing stationery, office requisites, books, toys, toiletries and fancy goods into the group, in addition to the existing paper making, packaging, printing and stationery<ref>The Times July 21, 1976</ref>
  
 
By 1979 had also acquired [[Royal Sovereign Pencil Co|Royal Sovereign]] and [[John Heath]].
 
By 1979 had also acquired [[Royal Sovereign Pencil Co|Royal Sovereign]] and [[John Heath]].
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[[Category: Paper and Card Makers]]
 
[[Category: Paper and Card Makers]]
 
[[Category: Packaging and Containers]]
 
[[Category: Packaging and Containers]]
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[[Category: Stationers]]

Revision as of 11:46, 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 of London[1]

1976 Acquired Royal Sovereign Group bringing stationery, office requisites, books, toys, toiletries and fancy goods into the group, in addition to the existing paper making, packaging, printing and stationery[2]

By 1979 had also acquired Royal Sovereign and John Heath.

1989 Pembridge Investments acquired DRG Packaging

1992 Bowater acquired DRG Packaging from Pembridge[3]

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 July 21, 1976
  3. The Times, March 03, 1992