Arthur H Cox and Company Limited 1839

industry:
Chemist,
Druggist,
Manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
Nationality:
British
based:
Brighton, Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom

1839 - chemist and druggists established by Arthur Hawker Cox (d. 1903) at 32 Ship Street, Brighton

1854 - Cox patented a pearl coating for pills

1871 - business divided into retail and manufacturing at 10A St Martin's Place, Brighton

1903 - incorporated as Arthur H Cox & Company Limited

1910-1911 - business moved to Lewes Road, Brighton

1931 - became sole manufacturer of bile beans (until 1950s) for C E Fulford Ltd., Leeds

1966 - renamed Cox Continental Ltd;

1971 - business moved to Barnstaple, Devon

1998 - Arthur H Cox & Co Ltd acquired by Alpharma Inc. but continue trading