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Corporate entry E.N. Ansell and Sons Ltd (1905 - 1934)

From
1905
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
To
1934
Functions
Manufacturing industry, Pharmaceuticals or Medical Aids and Health Industry
Location
Richmond, Victoria

Summary

In 1905 Eric Ansell began manufacturing latex condoms in Richmond, Australia. The company used equipment acquired from the Dunlop tyre and rubber factory that was nearby. The 1920s saw the product range diversify to include surgical gloves, household rubber gloves, industrial work gloves and toy balloons. In 1934 the company changed its name to the Ansell Rubber Company.

Timeline

 1905 - 1934 E.N. Ansell and Sons Ltd
       1934 - 1977 Ansell Rubber Company Ltd

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Gavan McCarthy