Royal Crown Derby Takeover

The company behind the crockery for the Titanic, Royal Crown Derby, has been bought with jobs thought to be under threat.

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New owner of Royal Crown Derby to bring tablewear to 'palace'

Steelite International, the new owners of Royal Crown Derby, believes that there is a niche market for fine china in the hospitality industry.

The manufacturer based Stoke is hoping to expand the luxurious British brand. Kevin Oakes, the Chief Executive of Steelite International says that the brand is likely to be in places such as palaces and the 'finest' hotel tables as well as on yachts and cruise ships.

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