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Britax (London) Ltd., a supplier of accessories for motorcycles and cars, of Maida Vale, London NW6
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1949-56 Maker of motorcycles
1956 Britax returned to the accessory business but took over the Cyclemaster line for a while.
By 1960 the company's address was Byfleet - presumably part of Proctor Industries by this time
1961 Mr O. A. Proctor acquired Excelsior Motor Co and presumably transferred Proctor Industries, including Britax, into it.
1963 As part of a reorganisation the Britax safety belt business was injected into the Excelsior Motor Co; this led to a substantial turn-around in its commercial fortunes; the company's mechanism for safety belts had been accepted in Germany and Sweden
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Seat belts
1969 Introduced Anco wiper blades Anco?
1979-1985 The Britax name made a come-back on an Italian 50cc fold-up moped known as the Kari-Bike.
1980 Exhibitors at the 1980 Motor Show included:
1997 Owners, BSG International, changed its name to Britax International after disposing of its Bristol Street car dealerships in a management buyout Britax acquired the Buderus Sell Group of Germanys, maker of aircraft interiors
1998 Acquired Public Safety Equipment of USA, maker of sirens, "lightbars" and beacons for emergency vehicles, a field in which Britax already was a market leader in the UK, as well as in0car surveillance systems for police cars
1999 Britax had 4 core divisions:
c.2000 Accounting problems at the Britax Rumbold subsidiary, maker of aircraft components.
2001 Management buy-out to take the firm private. The business was acquired by Royal Bank of Scotland