More than 200 members of ICI
Wilton's St John Ambulance Association |were presented with first aid awards at the Marton Hotel And Country Club.
Although once employing more than 30,000 staff in the North-East, mainly on Teesside, ICI
now only has around 80 employees in the region, based at the Hammerite paint plant in Prudhoe in Northumberland.
WORKS HEYDAY: Children of ICI
employees in Huddersfield visit a pantomime at the town's former Palace Theatre in 1953 (left) and (above) ICI
workers travel in a lorry during a bus strike in 1949; COLOUR PRODUCTION: Mrs D Couchman packs dyestuff crystals at ICI
's Dalton Works in 1949
said there was no certainty that the latest approach would lead to an offer being made for the business.
A statement from ICI
said: "The board of ICI
considered this revised proposal and unanimously rejected it on the grounds that it failed to recognise the full strategic value of ICI
In addition, as part of this partnership, ICI
Paints will participate in MLS' Futbolito event, MLS' official amateur soccer tournament.
Space or ocean activity does not include (1) any activity giving rise to transportation income (which is governed by section 863(c)), (2) any activity with respect to mineral or other natural deposits located within the jurisdiction of the United States or any country (as recognized by the United States), or (3) any activity giving rise to ICI
as defined in Prop.
Mr Frank Ramsay, TGWU district officer (fourth left) and Mr Gordon Ibbotson (second left) chairman of the Billingham ICI
branch, attended a ceremony at the Smiths Arms, Billingham, to present engraved tankards to (left to right) Mr Maurice Pinkney, Mr Frank Hookey, Mr Denis Bloom and Mr Dave Hyslop
, which still employs 150 people in Northumberland, agreed to the move after Akzo, the maker of Crown paints, tabled a revised 670p a share offer, valuing ICI
at pounds 8bn.
Akzo said ICI
- which owns Birminghambased ICI
Packaging Coatings - had rejected the new 650p a share proposal because it failed to reflect the full value of the company.
In the news release, Dix & Eaton Adds Nine Clients, issued Friday, February 4 by Dix & Eaton over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that some of the information in the paragraph describing ICI
Paints was incorrect due to an error by Dix & Eaton.
officially announced the retirement of chairman Lord Alexander Trotwood and the appointment of deputy chairman Peter Ellwood, a succession that had originally been made public in June.