(3) Special toothbrushes were made for the Indian troops with wooden handles filled with vegetable fibre

as the use of either bullock bone or pig bristle was prohibited by their religions.

 

(4) In WWII the Kent factory was hit seventeen times by German air raids. However the workers showed

amazing courage and endurance amidst the falling bombs and carried on work using tarpaulins to cover

the gaping holes in the roofs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(9) Uses 12 processes in making most brushes, with some going through as many as 20 processes,

including cutting, shaping, bristling, finishing, inspection and buffing.

(10) With an extremely stringent quality control procedure in place all our hairbrushes are inspected and

finished by hand.

(11) In a top secret operation during the Second World War made shaving brushes in which maps and

compasses could be concealed for forwarding to overseas British prisoners of war to enable them to find

their way home in the event of escape. The work was carried out in a special locked and windowless room

at the Kent factory with access allowed only to a chosen few.

KENT FACTS

(1) The company was one of the first wholesale

houses to use a motor delivery van, a 24 horse

power 2 ½ ton 'Commercial Car' which was

purchased in 1908.

 

(2) Kent Brushes made hundreds of thousands of

brushes for the War Office during WWI. A soldier's kit included a hair, tooth, shaving, cloth, shoe blacking, shoe polishing and button brush.

(5) Kent has been producing brushes for 223 years and is the longest established UK manufacturer of hairbrushes.

(6) We currently make over 250 different brushes.

(7) We export to 52 countries.

(8) Makes 1 million hairbrushes and more than half a million hand-made combs a year.

I & J.C. CORP

1380 NW 78TH Ave Miami, Fl. 33126 - USA

Ph:   (305) 594-4953 Toll Free: (877) 236-9072  Fax: (305) 594-4903  Toll Free: (877) 992-7874

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

main@iandjccorp.com

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