Caithness Glass bought by competitor

t's emerged the Caithness Glass company's operations in Perth and Norfolk have been bought by a competitor.

Receivers were called into the cash-strapped firm earlier this year and took the decision to close the company's Wick factory with the loss of thirty jobs.Today's announcement sees a subsidiary of Edinburgh Crystal take on operations in Perth and at Kings Lynn in a move said to secure the future of Caithness Glass.Any possible impact on jobs is still unclear.

600450 Caithness Glass bought by competitor
Date: 5 April 2004

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