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Corporate entry Felton Grimwade & Bickfords Pty Ltd (c. 1974 - )

From
c. 1974
Oakleigh South, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Pharmaceuticals or Medical Aids
Website
http://www.fgb.com.au
Location
61-69 Clarinda Road (P.O. Box 74) Oakleigh South, Victoria 3167

Summary

Felton Grimwade & Bickfords Pty Ltd came out of the division and sale of Drug Houses of Australia in the mid-1970s. The company can trace its history back to 1867, when Alfred Felton and Frederick Grimwade established Felton Grimwade & Co., Wholesale Druggists, Melbourne. The company is wholly Australian owned and operated.

Details

From their Web site, June 2001: "The Company manufactures and markets a range of proprietary products which are distributed through pharmacies and supermarkets throughout Australia and in a growing number of export markets. The range of products includes O.T.C. pharmaceuticals, herbal & nutritional supplements, medical devices, personal care and household products. The Company is one of the two largest producers of eucalyptus oil in Australia. The Company incorporates its eucalyptus oil into its own products as well as selling in bulk to other manufacturers in Australia and overseas. The Company is an independent private Company wholly Australian owned and operated."

Timeline

 1855 - 1867 Youngman McCann & Co
       1863 - 1930 A. M. Bickford & Sons
       1867 - 1930 Felton Grimwade & Co
              - 1930 Rocke Thompsitt
              - 1930 Taylor-Elliotts Ltd
             ? - 1930 Duerdin and Sainsbury Ltd
             ? - 1930 Elliott Brothers Limited
             1863 - 1930 A. M. Bickford & Sons
             1867 - 1930 Felton Grimwade & Co
             1902 - 1930 Felton Grimwade & Bickford Ltd
                   1930 - 1974 Drug Houses of Australia Ltd (DHA)
                         c. 1974 - Felton Grimwade & Bickfords Pty Ltd

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

Ailie Smith