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of Lux Works, Belvue Rd, Northolt (1937)
of Cambridge Works, Montague Avenue, London, W7 (1937).
of Northolt, Middlesex (1961).
A subsidiary of Walter Kidde and Co of Belleville, New Jersey, USA
1926 Company founded.
1929 Walter Kidde and Co of New York and AB Lux and Co of Stockholm applied for extension of their patent on improvement in means of extinguishing fire
1931 Private company.
1937 Fire protection engineers. 
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1961 Engineers and manufacturers of fire detecting and extinguishing apparatus, dinghy inflation gear and oxygen equipment. 650 employees. 
1985 Awarded Queens Award for Export and Technology
1987 The US parent company was acquired by Hanson Trust
1988 The Kidde business was integrated into Hanson's US operations except for most of the worldwide fire protection operations which were to be sold to Pilgrim House but the deal was referred to the US Federal Trade Commission