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of Prospect Place, East Pimbo, Skelmersdale. (1977)

BICC-Burndy presumably a joint venture between BICC and Burndy a manufacturer of connectors, fittings and tools for electrical utilities, commercial, industrial, and maintenance companies.

1975 BICC placed its share of the company in the new subsidiary BICC Industrial Products

1981 BICC bought up Burndy's 50% share of BICC-Burndy for £11 million and shorty after merged the business into BICC Vero Electronics and BICC Electrical Connectors.

1982 of Parr Industrial Estate, St Helens, Merseyside.

1982 BICC-Burndy had been supplying the UK for 22 years and had annual sales of £17 million - 10-15% of the total market - at the time it was closed.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1982/02/25