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Ekco Plastics

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November 1954.
February 1955.
March 1960. Belvedere.
December 1960.
May 1961.
February 1962.
July 1962.
Sept 1963.
2016. Ekco containers purchased 50 years ago.

Ekco Plastics of Southend-on-Sea.

Note: This is a sub-section of E. K. Cole

1960 E. K. Cole merged with Pye; each company retained its own operations and management initially but by 1962 Ekco was no longer a separate operation[1].

Supplier of mouldings for industry

1964 Eckoware food containers, a new line, was very popular[2]

1978 Pye sold Ekco Plastics to National Plastics[3].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 23 November 1962
  2. The Times, Oct 08, 1964
  3. The Times, 19 August 1978