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1945 A small tool-making and component factory was set up by Wright and Weaire. It was named after the company’s top designers, Renard and Dare, who were made Managing directors.
Later Rendar moved to a new 20,000 sq. foot factory in Burgess Hill, Sussex, were they prospered for many years.
Rendar manufactured high quality plugs and sockets for the electronics industry.
1979 Rockwell acquired Wilmot Breeden, including Wilmot Breeden Electronics
1998 Same location as Weir Electronics - possible connection