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Son of the owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill in meeting with Manager of Lion Limited [1]

Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows Ng Siew Hoo, second son of the owner of the sawmill factory in a meeting with R. Toplis, Manager of Lion Limited and four business associates. Lion Limited was the authorised manufacturer and distributor of Coca Cola. Toplis is in a long-sleeved white shirt with a dark-coloured tie and Ng is seated on his left. The meeting was held at Katong. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon


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