how nylon stockings are made in UK working conditions - without boiling-up live silk worms

There's been some discussion on the forum about where to buy products made in good working conditions in the UK.

I don't buy or sell nylon stockings (you might want to comment if you know anything about the market) but came across this rather wonderful explanation. The company is advertised as a business for sale but it might suit ethical fashionistas as a flexible supplier with UK working conditions for the staff, sustaining a done-for UK economy and avoiding the boiling of live silk worms.

The trade page is
http://www.aristoc.com/1930s.html#trade.html

An engineering firm in Leicester is also an online retailer of tights and offers a lot of background information:
http://www.ho-hose.co.uk/b.php?inc=aristoc1

A business sale agent has a pretty detailed description of what the factory does.
If this link goes you might find it on webarchive.org
http://www.businessesforsale.com/uploads/77ef4d1e-8c41-4ebb-9c41-0b...
http://www.aristoc.com/1930s.html#howishosierymade.html

The alternative: boiling up live silkworms:
http://www.peta.org/mc/factsheet_display.asp?ID=121di

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