1960

1960
April 19, 2016 mg_haltermann
Announcement Date: April 19, 1960

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The industry change from coal carbonisation to petroleum feedstock refining had the following consequences for Carless: by-products from the carbonisation of coal could no longer used as raw materials for further processing; Carless decided to build its own refinery, so that it was not dependent on deliveries of raw materials; Harwich was chosen as the new location as the premises at Hackney Wick were too small.