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of Prescot, Lancashire.
of Surrey House, Embankment, London, EC2. (1937)
1890 British Insulated Cables had its origins in the British Insulated Wire Co of Prescot, near Liverpool.
British Copper Refiners was established as a subsidiary in adjacent premises
1925 The company changed its name to the British Insulated Cables Ltd (BIC).
1930 Acquired Macintosh Cable Co from Dunlops who had decided not to continue in the cable industry in view of their general programme of expansion in the rubber manufacturing industry.
1937 Electric cable manufacturers. 
1937 G. H. Nisbett is MD
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers