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Laporte Chemicals

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1951. Crossed Keys brand.

Chemical manufacturers, of Luton

1948 The name of B. Laporte had been changed to Laporte Chemicals. A new hydrogen peroxide plant was to be built at Warrington[1]

1949 Agreed to acquire Hunt Brothers (Castleford) [2]

1952 Laporte Acids Ltd was building a new plant at Hunt Works[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times May 06, 1948
  2. The Times, Jul 15, 1949
  3. The Times, Jul 11, 1952