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1969 Expected growth in demand for safety belts due to legal changes in France, Australia, etc. Agreement signed to purchase Kolb of Germany, maker of steering locks, which complemented the existing business; vehicle lighting systems expected to add business in future
1970 After a fall in demand in the previous year, the business had been stabilised
c.1970 Name changed to Britax.
1983 The name of Beacon Motors was changed to Britax Exclesior
1989 Registered office changed to Chertsey Road, Byfleet, Surrey
1991 Registered office changed to Churchill Way West, Andover, Hampshire