10 - Production - Pigments Plant at Laverton

Date Range1960 - 31 December 1969
Related Provenance
SubsequentProduction - PMA Ltd, Pigment Manufacturers of Australia Limited (1970 - c. 1981)

The factory floor of the Pigments Plant at Laverton, headed in the late 1960s by three Superintendents - an Azo Superintendent, a Paste Plant Superintendent, and a Phthalo Superintendent (see organisational chart in PMA0924). Staff in these roles included D. K. Grant (later General Manager of Pigment Manufacturers of Australia Limited) and Simon Balfour-Browne (later Operations Manager for PMA Ltd).

Beneath the Superintendents were supervisors, shift foremen, and shift workers. For a photograph of Laverton foremen in 1968, see "ICI Pigments Plant - Laverton Foreman 1968" (PMA0864) in Series 3.

ReferencesPMA0924, "Factory Induction Programme", Series 27, Pigment Manufacturers of Australia Limited Collection, MS 13626, State Library of Victoria, Australia.

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