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c.1976 Alcan Aluminium acquired Thomas Bennett as its first diversification move away from metals.
1976 Supplied laminated glass for a Dutch prison "without bars"
1976 Keith Bennett of Thomas Bennett and Sons was chairman of the Safety Glazing Association
1978 Alcan established a new factory to make bullet-resistant safety glass in Leeds based on the expertise acquired with Thomas Bennett.