James Upton Ltd.

James Upton Ltd.

Profile:
Printing and packaging company, credited on releases since the 1950s. Operating under this name until 21 May 2008.

Also credited as its full legal entity name, James Upton Limited
Please use Upton Printing Group or James Upton & Sons Ltd. or James Upton (includes J.U. or JU) or James Upton & Co. if used on release.

Founded in 1852, initially operating at the Baskerville printing works, Cambridge St, Birmingham before moving the operations to Barford St in 1937.

In 1973 the company was acquired by Tinsley Robor Group Ltd. from Heenan Spark, during the next few decades the company extended its scope and by 1998 was operating numerous print and packaging facilities in the UK & Europe. The facilities operating in Birmingham, UK, provided commercial print, specialized CD packaging and Digipak™ casement. The Swindon plant facilitated standard CD packaging, as did Uden & Salzburg. Head office, London.

In 1998 parent company Tinsley Robor was acquired by Impac Group Inc. (Private equity Group) which was subsequently acquired in 2000 by Westvaco later to become MeadWestvaco.
In 2010, parent company MeadWestvaco (MWV) agreed to sell its Media & Entertainment business, AGI World operating as, AGI Media, AGI Amaray and AGI Polymatrix, to Atlas Industrial Holding Company LLC. In 2012 Atlas Holdings merges AGI World with Shorewood Packaging to create ASG (AGI-Shorewood Group).

Previously a subsidiary of Tinsley-Robor Group PLC and then Tinsley Robor Plc, UK.

The company was incorporated in the UK a few times. Data from the original company with the same name is limited. Further 'reincarnations' of the company are:
UK Company number: 01117887
Incorporated: 12 June 1973 as 'Magnaville Limited'
First name change: 13 August 1973 to 'James Upton Limited' - this page
Second name change: 29 January 2001 to 'AGI Media Packaging Limited'
Third name change: 13 October 2010 to 'MWV Dormant Limited'
Dissolved: 10 April 2019
UK Company number: 04087497
Incorporated: 10 October 2000 as 'Mutanderis (396) Limited'
First name change: 26 October 2000 to 'AGI Media Packaging Limited'
Second name change: 29 January 2001 to 'James Upton Limited' - this page
Dissolved: 21 May 2008
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Contact Info:
Last registered office address:
Drayton House
Drayton
CHICHESTER
PO20 2EW
United Kingdom

(Obsolete)
Baskerville Works
Cambridge St
Birmingham

(Obsolete)
1 & 2 Birch
Kembrey Park
Swindon SN2 8UU

(James Upton Ltd)
AGI Media Packaging Ltd
98-138 Barford Street
Birmingham B5 6AP

(James Upton Ltd - Slough)
AGI Media Packaging Ltd
Albion Close,
Slough
Berkshire
SL2 5DU
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Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
002 Jazz Unit With Ferdi Schukking - From Now On... Jazz Unit With Ferdi Schukking Jazz Unit With Ferdi Schukking - From Now On...(CD, Album) Green Records (4) 002 Romania 1999 Sell This Version
3rd ear 0199 Motorpsycho - Roadwork Vol 1 : Heavy Metall Iz A Poze, Hardt Rock Iz A Laifschteil - Live In Europe 1998 Motorpsycho Roadwork Vol 1 : Heavy Metall Iz A Poze, Hardt Rock Iz A Laifschteil - Live In Europe 1998(CD, Album) Stickman Records (3) 3rd ear 0199 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
11C 076-07422 Sheena Easton - Take My Time Sheena Easton Take My Time(LP, Album) EMI 11C 076-07422 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version
1489 Emilio Pericoli - The Golden Hits Of Italy Emilio Pericoli The Golden Hits Of Italy(LP, Album, Vit) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 1489 UK 1963 Sell This Version
1549 The Outriggers - Golden Hits Of Hawaii The Outriggers Golden Hits Of Hawaii(LP, Album, Vit) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 1549 UK 1964 Sell This Version
5898 Nilsson* ∙ Windgassen*, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* ∙ Solti*, Richard Wagner, Gerhard Stolze - Siegfried - Forging Scene & Final Duet Nilsson*Windgassen*, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*Solti*, Richard Wagner, Gerhard Stolze Nilsson*Windgassen*, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*Solti*, Richard Wagner, Gerhard Stolze - Siegfried - Forging Scene & Final Duet(LP, Mono) London Records 5898 UK 1963 Sell This Version
18126 Ray Dorset & Mungo Jerry Ray Dorset & Mungo Jerry - Ray Dorset & Mungo Jerry(CD, Album) Easyplay Records 18126 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
27 137 ET Melanie (2) - From The Beginning / Twelve Great Performances Melanie (2) From The Beginning / Twelve Great Performances(LP, Comp) ABC Records 27 137 ET Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
45789 Various - All Virgos Are Mad Various All Virgos Are Mad(CD, Comp, Ltd) 4AD, 4AD 45789 UK & Europe 1994 Sell This Version
56467 Iggy Pop & James Williamson - Kill City Iggy Pop & James Williamson Iggy Pop & James Williamson - Kill City(LP, Album) Radar Records (5) 56467 UK Unknown Sell This Version
63167 Andy Williams - Love, Andy Andy Williams Love, Andy(LP, Album) CBS 63167 UK 1967 Sell This Version
63252 Bob Dylan - John Wesley Harding Bob Dylan John Wesley Harding (Album) 63252 UK 1968 Sell This Version
90 033 The Wild Magnolias - They Call Us Wild The Wild Magnolias They Call Us Wild (Album) 90 033 UK 1975 Sell This Version
135 138 Franz Liszt – Tamas Vasary*, Fricsay*, Kraus*, Prohaska* - Les Préludes. Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 In C Minor. Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No.1 In E Flat Major Franz LisztTamas Vasary*, Fricsay*, Kraus*, Prohaska* Franz LisztTamas Vasary*, Fricsay*, Kraus*, Prohaska* - Les Préludes. Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 In C Minor. Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No.1 In E Flat Major (LP, Comp, RE) Heliodor 135 138 UK 1970 Sell This Version
184 059 James Last Band* - Instrumentals Forever James Last Band* Instrumentals Forever(LP, Album) Polydor 184 059 UK 1966 Sell This Version
258.075 The Ramblers Dance Band* - The Hit Sound Of The Ramblers Dance Band The Ramblers Dance Band* The Hit Sound Of The Ramblers Dance Band(LP, Comp, RE) Decca, Decca 258.075 France 1973 Sell This Version
518 399-2 Various - The Story Of Jamaican Music (Tougher Than Tough) Various The Story Of Jamaican Music (Tougher Than Tough)(4xCD, Comp + Box, Ltd, Num) Mango, Mango 518 399-2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
583 033 Cream (2) - Wheels Of Fire - In The Studio Cream (2) Wheels Of Fire - In The Studio (Album) 583 033 UK 1968 Sell This Version
583 060 Cream (2) - Best Of Cream Cream (2) Best Of Cream(LP, Comp, Lam) Polydor 583 060 UK 1969 Sell This Version
594 003 Cream (2) - Disraeli Gears Cream (2) Disraeli Gears (Album) 594 003 UK 1973 Sell This Version
6.42220 ah Schubert*, Josef Krips, London Symphony Orchestra* Schubert*, Josef Krips, London Symphony Orchestra* - Great C Major Symphony(LP) Decca 6.42220 ah Germany Unknown Sell This Version
6.43581 Brahms*, Wilhelm Backhaus - Piano Concerto No.2 Brahms*, Wilhelm Backhaus Brahms*, Wilhelm Backhaus - Piano Concerto No.2(LP) Decca 6.43581 UK 1987 Sell This Version
2001 972 Roxy Music - Oh Yeah Roxy Music Oh Yeah (Single) 2001 972 UK 1980 Sell This Version
2059 151 Siouxsie And The Banshees* - Mittageisen / Love In A Void Siouxsie And The Banshees* Mittageisen / Love In A Void(7", Single) Polydor 2059 151 UK 1979 Sell This Version
2090 450 Irene Cara - Fame Irene Cara Fame(7", Single) RSO 2090 450 UK 1982 Sell This Version
2302 016 Jimi Hendrix - Isle Of Wight Jimi Hendrix Isle Of Wight (Album) 2302 016 New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
2302 036 Focus (2) - Mother Focus Focus (2) Mother Focus (Album) 2302 036 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2302 071 Brian Eno - Before And After Science Brian Eno Before And After Science (Album) 2302 071 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2302 074 Phil Manzanera / 801 - Listen Now Phil Manzanera / 801 Phil Manzanera / 801 - Listen Now (Album) 2302 074 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2302 075 Bruford - Feels Good To Me Bruford Feels Good To Me (Album) 2302 075 UK 1978 Sell This Version
2302127 Jon And Vangelis* - The Friends Of Mr Cairo Jon And Vangelis* The Friends Of Mr Cairo(LP, Album) Polydor 2302127 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
2304 169 Coleman Hawkins & Ben Webster - Blue Saxophones Coleman Hawkins & Ben Webster Coleman Hawkins & Ben Webster - Blue Saxophones(LP, RE) Verve Records 2304 169 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2307 003 The Ronettes - The Ronettes Sing Their Greatest Hits The Ronettes The Ronettes Sing Their Greatest Hits(LP, Album, RE) Phil Spector International 2307 003 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2307 006 The Crystals - The Crystals Sing Their Greatest Hits The Crystals The Crystals Sing Their Greatest Hits (Comp) 2307 006 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2307 007 Various - Yesterday's Hits Today Various Yesterday's Hits Today (Comp) 2307 007 UK 1976 Sell This Version
2307011 The Barney Kessel Trio - Slow Burn The Barney Kessel Trio Slow Burn(LP, RE) Phil Spector International 2307011 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2307 012 Various - Phil Spector's 20 Greatest Hits Various Phil Spector's 20 Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, Mono) Phil Spector International 2307 012 UK 1976 Sell This Version
2307 013 Phil Spector - Echoes Of The 60's Phil Spector Echoes Of The 60's (Comp) 2307 013 Ireland 1977 Sell This Version
2308 209 Count Basie - Count Basie Jam (Montreux '77) Count Basie Count Basie Jam (Montreux '77)(LP) Pablo Live 2308 209 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2310 272 The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland Part 2 The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland Part 2 (Album) 2310 272 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2310 415 Jimi Hendrix - Midnight Lightning Jimi Hendrix Midnight Lightning (Album) 2310 415 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2310 491 Golden Earring - Contraband Golden Earring Contraband(LP, Album) Polydor 2310 491 UK 1976 Sell This Version
2310 555 Jean Michel Jarre* - Oxygene Jean Michel Jarre* Oxygene (Album) 2310 555 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2310 562 Bert Kaempfert - Tropical Sunrise Bert Kaempfert Tropical Sunrise(LP, Album) Polydor 2310 562 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2310 588 Band Of Joy - Band Of Joy Band Of Joy Band Of Joy(LP, Album) Polydor 2310 588 UK 1978 Sell This Version
2310 690 Milk & Honey* With Gali* - Milk & Honey With Gali Milk & Honey* With Gali* Milk & Honey* With Gali* - Milk & Honey With Gali(LP, Album) Polydor 2310 690 UK 1979 Sell This Version
2310 708 Joe Pass - Virtuoso Joe Pass Virtuoso(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 708 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2310 713 Various - The Exciting Battle J.A.T.P. Stockholm ’55 Various The Exciting Battle J.A.T.P. Stockholm ’55(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 713 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2310 723 Art Tatum - The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 1 Art Tatum The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 1(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 723 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2310 733 Art Tatum / Benny Carter / Louis Bellson - The Tatum Group Masterpieces Vol. 2 Art Tatum / Benny Carter / Louis Bellson Art Tatum / Benny Carter / Louis Bellson - The Tatum Group Masterpieces Vol. 2(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 733 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2310 736 Art Tatum, Buddy De Franco*, Red Callender, Bill Douglass (2) - The Tatum Group Masterpieces Art Tatum, Buddy De Franco*, Red Callender, Bill Douglass (2) Art Tatum, Buddy De Franco*, Red Callender, Bill Douglass (2) - The Tatum Group Masterpieces(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 736 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2310 744 Zoot Sims - Zoot Sims And The Gershwin Brothers Zoot Sims Zoot Sims And The Gershwin Brothers(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 744 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2310 746 Roy Eldridge - Happy Time Roy Eldridge Happy Time(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 746 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2310 751 Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 751 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2310 775 Tatum* • Hampton* • Rich* - ...Again! - The Tatum Group Masterpieces Tatum*Hampton*Rich* Tatum*Hampton*Rich* - ...Again! - The Tatum Group Masterpieces (Album) 2310 775 UK 1979 Sell This Version
2310 789 Art Tatum - The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4 Art Tatum The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 4(LP, Album, Mono) Pablo Records 2310 789 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2310 810 Art Tatum - The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 11 Art Tatum The Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. 11(LP, Album, Mono) Pablo Records 2310 810 UK 1981 Sell This Version
2310 829 Ella Fitzgerald Jams With Tommy Flanagan, Ella Fitzgerald Jams With Tommy Flanagan, "Lockjaw" Davis*, Louie Bellson*, Clark Terry, Zoot Sims, Joe Pass, Ray Brown, Harry Edison Ella Fitzgerald Jams With Tommy Flanagan, "Lockjaw" Davis*, Louie Bellson*, Clark Terry, Zoot Sims, Joe Pass, Ray Brown, Harry Edison - Fine And Mellow(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 829 UK 1979 Sell This Version
2310 831 Zoot Sims And Jimmy Rowles - Warm Tenor Zoot Sims And Jimmy Rowles Zoot Sims And Jimmy Rowles - Warm Tenor (Album) 2310 831 UK 1979 Sell This Version
2310 832 Milt Jackson - Soul Believer Milt Jackson Sings And Plays Milt Jackson Soul Believer Milt Jackson Sings And Plays(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 832 UK 1979 Sell This Version
2314 101 Brian Parrish - Love On My Mind Brian Parrish Love On My Mind(LP, Album) Barn Records Ltd 2314 101 UK 1976 Sell This Version
2314 104 The Original Animals* - Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted The Original Animals* Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted(LP, Album) Barn Records Ltd 2314 104 UK 1977 Sell This Version
2315 269 Judi Pulver - Pulver Rising Judi Pulver Pulver Rising(LP, Album) MGM Records, MGM Records 2315 269 UK 1973 Sell This Version
2315 288 Eddy Arnold - She's Got Everything I Need Eddy Arnold She's Got Everything I Need(LP, Album) MGM Records, MGM Records 2315 288 UK 1973 Sell This Version
2315 303 Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby Johnny Bristol Hang On In There Baby(LP, Album) MGM Records 2315 303 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2315 309 Sammy Davis Jr. - That's Entertainment Sammy Davis Jr. That's Entertainment(LP, Album) MGM Records 2315 309 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2315 314 Donny Osmond - Donny Donny Osmond Donny(LP) MGM Records 2315 314 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2315 323 Marie Osmond - Who's Sorry Now Marie Osmond Who's Sorry Now(LP, Album) MGM Records, Kolob Records 2315 323 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2315 -329 Jimmy Osmond - Jimmy Osmond Jimmy Osmond Jimmy Osmond (Album) 2315 -329 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2315 394 Various - The M.G.M. Rockabilly Collection Various The M.G.M. Rockabilly Collection (Comp) 2315 394 Scandinavia 1977 Sell This Version
2317 062 Stan Getz & Burt Bacharach - The Special Magic Of Stan Getz & Burt Bacharach Stan Getz & Burt Bacharach Stan Getz & Burt Bacharach - The Special Magic Of Stan Getz & Burt Bacharach(LP, Album, RE) Verve Records 2317 062 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2317 075 Astrud Gilberto - The Special Magic Of Astrud Gilberto Astrud Gilberto The Special Magic Of Astrud Gilberto(LP, Comp) Verve Records 2317 075 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2317 085 Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - The Special Magic Of Ella & Louis Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - The Special Magic Of Ella & Louis(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Verve Records 2317 085 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2317 109 Ben Webster And Harry Ben Webster And Harry "Sweets" Edison* Ben Webster And Harry "Sweets" Edison* - Walkin' With Sweets(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Verve Records 2317 109 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2321 121 Gary Glitter - Gary Glitter - Gary Glitter's Golden Greats Gary Glitter Gary Glitter - Gary Glitter's Golden Greats(LP, Comp) GTO, GTO 2321 121 Guatemala Unknown Sell This Version
2335 214 Various - The Music For Unicef Concert: A Gift Of Song Various The Music For Unicef Concert: A Gift Of Song (Limited Edition - Special Price) (Comp) 2335 214 UK 1979 Sell This Version
2343-080 Jimi Hendrix - Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (Comp) 2343-080 UK 1973 Sell This Version
2343 083 Kool & The Gang - Live At Kool & The Gang Live At "The Sex Machine"(LP, Album, RE) Polydor, Polydor 2343 083 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2343 086 Jimi Hendrix - Jimi Hendrix Vol. 2 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Vol. 2(LP, Comp) Polydor, Polydor 2343 086 UK 1976 Sell This Version
2344 087 Brian Eno - Before And After Science Brian Eno Before And After Science(LP, Album) Polydor, Polydor 2344 087 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
2352 057 Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention* - Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention* Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention* - Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention (Comp) 2352 057 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2352 099 Various - A Big Band Spectacular Various A Big Band Spectacular(LP, Comp, S/Edition) Verve Records 2352 099 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2352 100 Buddy Rich - The Monster Buddy Rich The Monster(LP, Comp, Mono) Verve Records 2352 100 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2352 187 Various - More Latin Delights Various More Latin Delights(LP, Comp) Verve Records 2352 187 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2353 048 Connie Francis - Connie Francis Sings Great Country Hits Connie Francis Connie Francis Sings Great Country Hits(LP) MGM Records, MGM Records 2353 048 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2353 057 Various - Kismet Various Kismet(LP, Mono, RE) MGM Records 2353 057 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2353 062 Various - Kiss Me Kate Various Kiss Me Kate(LP, Album, RE) MGM Records 2353 062 UK 1972 Sell This Version
2353 087 Sandy Posey - The Very Best Of Sandy Posey Sandy Posey The Very Best Of Sandy Posey(LP, Comp, RE) Polydor, Polydor 2353 087 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2353 107 George Shearing - The Special Magic Of George Shearing George Shearing The Special Magic Of George Shearing(LP, Comp) MGM Records, MGM Records 2353 107 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2353 116 Various - Great Duets From MGM Musicals Various Great Duets From MGM Musicals (Comp) 2353 116 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2353 118 Hank Williams - The Collector's Hank Williams Volume One Hank Williams The Collector's Hank Williams Volume One(LP, Album, Comp, Mono) MGM Records, MGM Records 2353 118 UK 1975 Sell This Version
2353 126 The MGM Big Band Conducted By Leroy Holmes - The Songs Of The Great Big Bands The MGM Big Band Conducted By Leroy Holmes The MGM Big Band Conducted By Leroy Holmes - The Songs Of The Great Big Bands(LP, Comp) MGM Records 2353 126 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2354 004 Hank Williams - The Essential Hank Williams Hank Williams The Essential Hank Williams(LP, Comp) MGM Records 2354 004 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2354 029 Victor Borge (2) - Borgering On Genius Victor Borge (2) Borgering On Genius 2354 029 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2354 033 The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground (Comp) 2354 033 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2354 036 Lee Hazlewood - These Boots Are Made For Walkin' Lee Hazlewood These Boots Are Made For Walkin'(LP, Comp) MGM Records 2354 036 UK 1972 Sell This Version
2354-038 Connie Francis And Hank Williams Jnr.* - Sing Great Country Favorites Connie Francis And Hank Williams Jnr.* Connie Francis And Hank Williams Jnr.* - Sing Great Country Favorites(LP, Album, RE) MGM Records, MGM Records 2354-038 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2356 059 Charlie Parker - The Definitive Charlie Parker Vol. 1 Charlie Parker The Definitive Charlie Parker Vol. 1(LP, Comp, Mono) Metro Records, Verve Records 2356 059 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2356 095 Charlie Parker - The Definitive Charlie Parker Vol. 7 Charlie Parker The Definitive Charlie Parker Vol. 7(LP, Comp) Metro Records, Verve Records 2356 095 UK Unknown Sell This Version
2356 142 Eric Burdon & The Animals - Eric Burdon And The Animals Eric Burdon & The Animals Eric Burdon And The Animals (Comp) 2356 142 UK 1975 Sell This Version