Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

BICC Components

From Graces Guide

1975 Part of BICC Industrial Products

1978 Acquired Heyes of Wigan, maker of flame-proof electrical equipment and lighting, which would be expanded[1]

1979 BICC acquired Vero Electronics, the start of a strategic push into becoming a supplier of components to the electronics industry.

c.1986 Part of BICC Technologies

c.1986 Acquired the Imhof/Bedco division of Phicom, to strengthen the offering of BICC-Vero Electronics[2]

1987 Supplier of electrical components to complete a cable installation; part of the Cables Group of BICC

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Aug. 3, 1978
  2. The Times Sept. 11, 1986