Bibby & Baron founded; Mr Bibby & Mr Baron begin
making paper bags
Bibby & Baron win silver medal at the Paris Exposition
for the first automated bag machine
Bibby & Baron reveal a contraption with printing
stations around a central drum – the first flexo printing press
Welton Bag Company opens factory in Welton, Somerset
Both companies start manufacturing the then new "polythene"
Welton joins Bibby & Baron to enable the widest
possible range of paper bag manufacturing
Opened Welton Bibby & Baron Slovakia
Welton Bibby & Baron move to brand new state-of-the-art
Westbury production and distribution facility.