Plastics in Society

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The Thomas De La Rue Story Part 1: Early Days – 1939

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Although many will tend to link the De La Rue name in the plastics field mainly with Formica decorative laminates, the company operated Europe's largest moulding factory before the Second World War. The De La [...]

The Thomas De La Rue Story Part 1: Early Days – 1939 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Reviewing Horn History

2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00

History tends to repeat itself: for instance, in studying the Horners' records the interest and concern shown by members of the Worshipful Company in the past appears to peak in three specific periods. Although the [...]

Reviewing Horn History 2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00

Post War Plastics: Meeting the Challenge

2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00

The history of our industry from the late 19th century up to the outbreak of the Second World War has, on the whole, been well covered by historians. Conversely, the crucial early years following the [...]

Post War Plastics: Meeting the Challenge 2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00

Horners' Corner: City Press 4th November 1949

2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00

The plastics industry has enjoyed a close relationship with the Worshipful Company of Horners since the early days after the end of WWII, by which time the industry had come of age largely due to [...]

Horners' Corner: City Press 4th November 1949 2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00