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Plessey Connectors

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1969 The Painton Company joined the Components Group (later Plessey Connectors)[1].

1974 of Studland Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton NN2 6NA. General manager— J. G. Edwards. Circular airborne connectors, co-axial connectors; heavy-duty connectors; industrial multi-pin connectors; crimping tools—hand and hydraulic; field telephone couplers; pressure seals for wiring; printed circuit board connectors; printed film circuit connectors; quick release terminals, single multipole; sealed lampholders; terminal fuse blocks; universal and push-on knobs.

Part of the Plessey Interconnect division of Plessey Co

By 1989 this business had been sold by Plessey[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Plessey History [1]
  2. MMC report 1989