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Avon Rubber plc

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Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingAvon Rubber plc
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See alsoPredecessor: Avon Rubber Company
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Successor: Avon Protection (Firm)
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Beginning date1981
Ending date2021
Associated countryGreat Britain
Associated placeBradford-on-Avon (England)
LocatedMelksham (England)
Field of activityRubber industry and trade Rubber goods Polymer engineering Tire industry Tires
Found inIts Report and accounts 1985: title page (Avon Rubber p.l.c.) page 8 (principal activities of the group are the manufacture of elastomeric products for industrial, commercial, marine, defence and leisure purposes, and the manufacture and sale of tyres and related products) ; 1980: title page (Avon Rubber Company Limited)
Its Annual report and accounts 2010: t.p. (Avon Rubber plc) p.22 (principal activities of the Group are the design and manufacture of respiratory protection products for defence, first responder and industrial users) ; 2021: title page (Avon Protection plc)
Grace's Guide to British Industrial History website, viewed 23 February 2022 under Avon Rubber Co (Avon became a public limited company in December 1981, Avon Rubber, an international polymer engineering group)
Wikipedia, viewed 23 February 2022 under Avon Protection (formerly Avon Rubber; in 1997 its Avon Tyres business was sold, leaving the company to concentrate on its core businesses of automotive components, technical products and protective equipment; in March 2000, parts of the company moved to Hampton Park West, south of Melksham; by September 2020, the company was concentrating on personal protection, both respiratory and ballistic, under the Avon Protection brand; shortly after, it acquired Team Wendy, a maker of helmets for military and first responder use; company changed its name to Avon Protection in July 2021)
Companies House Company Information Service website, viewed 23 February 2022: under Company number 00032965 (incorporated on 23 December 1890 as Avon India Rubber Company, Limited; name changed to Avon Rubber Company, Limited on 8 October 1963; re-registered as Avon Rubber p.l.c. on 23 December 1981; name changed to Avon Protection plc on 12 July 2021; registered office changed on 23 November 1995 from Bath Road, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 8AA to Manvers House, Kingston Road, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1AA, then on 20 October 2005 to HQ, Hampton Park West, Semington Road, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6NB)
Associated languageeng