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Initial celebrates 120 years!

Posting date: 24/17/23

In June we celebrated 120 years of our Initial brand. It has been 12 decades since Arthur and Laura Bigelow set up a unique office towels business in London, with customers’ initials embroidered on their hand towels – and hence the name Initial. Our colleagues celebrated globally with cakes and balloons being a common feature in local celebrations, and a special mosaic image of Mr and Mrs Bigelow was created for the event featuring photographs of colleagues and Initial products around the world. Here’s to the next 120 years!

Andy Ransom and colleagues celebrating Initial's 120th anniversary with some cake


Crawley, UK

Initial technicians showing different varieties of Signature soap dispensers


Philippines


Bigelow Mosaic

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