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of Coventry Road, Birmingham, motor dealer
1972 Company incorporated. Name changed to B.S.G. Europe Ltd
1974 The name of Bristol Street Group, the holding company of Bristol Street Motors, was changed to BSG International because only 30 percent of the group's business was in the motor trade; the group was Europe's largest seat belt manufacturer, through Britax, a producers of caravan lighting, supplier of the North Sea oil industry, maker of nuts and bolts and metal gantries, and a metal finishing specialist
1978 Operated as 3 divisions - motor vehicle retail, motor vehicle component manufacture, and industrial fastener manufacturer and supplier and producer of bright drawn steel Acquired Vega Austo Holdings, of Droitwich and Worcester, maker of vehicle lighting equipment, which would be complementary to the Britaz lighting business
1979 B.S.G. Europe Ltd was renamed B.S.G. Overseas Ltd, which was a direct subsidiary of B.S.G. International.
1982 Motor industry and aircraft seating and galley manufacturer
1997 Name changed to B.S.G. International Ltd
1997 The company changed its name to Britax International plc, the car parts manufacturer, after disposing of its Bristol Street car dealerships in a management buyout