Author Topic: Flexothene LTD in longsight in the 60's?  (Read 1782 times)

heidman

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Flexothene LTD in longsight in the 60's?
« on: 02:25:11, 02/08/07 »
HI,

I am trying to find out about my grandads old workplace. all the info i have is that it was in longsight and the company was called Flexothene. i think it was a labeling company but cant be sure.

does anyone know anything about it, and especially thre building i would like to see if it is sill their and if so is it still the same company. i doubt it is the same company as i have searched but it may be undr a new name.he would have started their in the 60's? all help would be appreciated...cheers

migky

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Re: Flexothene LTD in longsight in the 60's?
« Reply #1 on: 15:42:45, 02/08/07 »
have you had a look at this site and emaild the web master?
http://manchesterhistory.net/LONGSIGHT/homeopen.html
Or try asking manchester cenral library to so what they on the company , they hold lots of records and files?
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heidman

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Re: Flexothene LTD in longsight in the 60's?
« Reply #2 on: 21:41:25, 02/08/07 »
yjanks for the pointer...will do

arthurchappell

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Re: Flexothene LTD in longsight in the 60's?
« Reply #3 on: 08:17:11, 03/08/07 »
I can find only a brief reference to them here through Google as a subsidiary company to this Packing Products Collyhurst firm http://www.packagingproducts.co.uk/history.htm
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heidman

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Re: Flexothene LTD in longsight in the 60's?
« Reply #4 on: 12:35:39, 03/08/07 »
i know i saw that. i thought it was quite strange that they did not ellaborate a little. thanks for helping