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site has been created as a free service for those who worked in the North
British Rubber Company (in 1966 it became Uniroyal Ltd part of Uniroyal
Inc). The Rubber workers made it the place it was with dedication
and skills not seen today. A good example of the skills were the tool and
die makers for extrusions who had it right decades before today’s
technology took over. Sales, Production, and Development Management and
the Financial Controllers worked hard and did their part.
These resourceful people included Directors Rubber Workers, Salesman,
Managers, Chemists, Engineers, Accountants, and many other business
disciplines which are too numerous to list here.
These lucky people are now mainly retired and living in various parts of the
world. It is hoped that this web site will offer a trip down memory lane
and facilitate communication between these people, their friends and
North British Rubber Company formed in 1856 was the first Rubber Company
in Scotland and the Second in the United Kingdom.
An informal lunch, for ex-employees, is held in
Edinburgh twice a year and if you are interested in attending please
contact Martin Hale at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to contact the this website the Editor's e-mail address
The original site was laid out
to encompass the plans of start up --with experience we have re-jigged the
site to be more specific to the input we have and continue to receive.
Please be patient and if you have a problem looking for something please
The Basic Headings
"The Start", "History", "The Business",
"Product Stories", "People", "Seeking
Information" and "Archives"
in addition there are sub pages giving more specific detail
are deeply indebted to Martin Hale who has collected most of the memorabilia from
various sources and continues to be the key link with the past. Richard
Bell, Jim Finlay,
Sandy Kay, Albert Rose, and others have worked hard researching the Company's history.
We Thank them