Polypenco Limited was established in 1957, and engaged in industrial plastic extrusions and machined components and polytetrafluoroethylene. It manufactured massive nylon castings, etc. for the home and export market with associated companies in various parts of the world.

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Polypenco Ltd factory in Broadwater Road. Donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Norman P as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project.
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Unloading A Shipper are Polypenco staff Ken Bye, Vic Lewis, Lorry driver, Bill Stubbings, Mat Huston (on Lorry), Alfie Stone. Donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Norman P as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project. Photograph was used in Polychat magazine No. 4 June 1967.
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Preparing The Orders - Ken Bye, Mat Huston and Bill Stubbings are pictured here making up the orders for Polypenco customers, distributors and the company machine shop. Donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Norman P as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project. Photograph was used in Polychat magazine No. 4 June 1967.
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Stock Control Office - staff here are Jack Williams, Vera Looney, Sonia Hobbs, Valerie Cifford (seated), Eddie Blee and John Turner. Donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Norman P as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project. Photograph was used in Polychat magazine No. 4 June 1967.
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Polypenco Sales Office - sales team at back behind glass partition, in front of partition are the typists dealing with sales correspondance, orders, quotations, sample requests, stationery, filing, etc. Donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Norman P as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project. Photograph appears in Polychat magazine No. 1 March 1967.
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Polypenco Christmas Party - winner of the Polypenco rocket was Frank Barnes (Northern Area Rep and Salesman of the Year 1969). The rocket had previously appeared at the 1969 Annual Sales Conference. Donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Norman P as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project. Photograph published in Polychat magazine No. 17 February 1970.
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Polypenco evening in the Cherry Tree Ballroom - started off with business matters and finished with a knock-out 'Boat-race' competition with teams of eight in a row having - in turn - to down a half pint of beer each in the fastest time. Six teams took part and the bar was drunk dry. The final being curtailed the ladies team was declared the winner! Donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Norman P as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project. Photographs used in Polychat magazine No. 15 March-April 1969.

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Rooftop panoramic view from Polypenco factory showing factory locations. This photograph appeared in POLYCHAT (Polypenco's company magazine) no. 16 published in November 1969. Digital copy donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Norman P as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project.
 
 
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