- BTR breaks the mould. Lorenz, Andrew // Management Today;May95, p45
Traces the expansion of BTR over 30 years of existence within the British cycle of economic booms and recessionary busts. Growth into one of the 10 largest British corporations; Reasons for less-than-expected performance of BTR since the 8th of September 1994; BTR's renewed vulnerability and...
- British firm alters sealing management. Sherefkin, Robert // Crain's Detroit Business;5/6/96, Vol. 12 Issue 19, p36
Focuses on the management changes at BTR Sealing Systems Group North America. Departure of David Miles, chief executive officer; Views of Rick Barrett, president; Name of appointed chief executive officer; BTR's acquisition of GenCorp Incorporated's vibration-control unit; Value of BTR's global...
- BTR entering its second venture in China to make PET packaging. Higgs, Richard // Plastics News;12/23/1996, Vol. 8 Issue 43, p9
Reports that BTR plc has signed a joint venture deal, with ACI Qingdao Plastics Packaging Company Limited, and is investing 7.6-million to establish its second polyethylene terephthalate packaging company to China. BTR's operations in China; Plans of BTR.
- The incredible shrinking dinosaur. Lorenz, Andrew // Management Today;Jan1998, p48
Focuses on the reorganization of BTR, the largest British manufacturing company outside to the pharmaceutical sector, with reference to the plans of Ian Strachan, chief executive. Sales performance for 1997; Developments at BTR since Strachan's arrival; When Strachan took over management;...
- BTR buy seals global lead. // Professional Engineering;04/29/98, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p7
States that through the purchase of a 70% stake in the sealings business, Saiag of Italy, the diversified industrial group BTR have become one of Europe's leading automotive sealing companies. Amount of money BTR paid for this share in Saiag; Comments from John Thompson, executive director of...
- BTR sells most of the Polymeric. Higgs, Richard // Plastics News;11/24/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 39, p4
Reports that British industrial conglomerate BTR plc has announced the first major sell-off of its nonengineering business with the sale of the bulk of its Polymeric Products group in a management buyout. Plans of Unipoly to grow the acquisition globally; Four divisions of the Polymeric...
- BTR sells Taiwan Polymer stake. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;9/18/96, Vol. 158 Issue 35, p28
Reports on the agreement between USI Far East and Union Petrochemical to jointly acquire British chemical conglomerate BTR's 51 percent stake in Taiwan Polymer. Financial terms of the transaction; Partners in Taiwan Polymer.
- Plastics units to be plums of BTR sell-off. Higgs, Richard // Plastics News;9/29/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 31, p33
Reports that London's BTR plc plans to sell its Continental PET Technologies Incorporated and its Australia-based ACI's PET divisions around the world for 2.8 billion pounds, by the end of 1998. Why BTR is selling its plastics industry units; Information on the operations at the company.
- Price wise... Winkler, John // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account;Feb97, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p6
Illustrates the concept of pricing by citing the performance of Owen Green as chairman of BTR PLC. Growth in sales and growth in market share even in flat market; Profitable sales volume.