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Delta Crompton Cables

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1988 Company formed, 64 percent owned by Delta Metal Co and 36 percent by Hawker Siddeley (Crompton Parkinson ), to pool most of their cable interests[1]

1990 Second largest maker of cables in the UK[2]

1992 Following the BTR acquisition of Hawker Siddeley, Delta acquired the 36 percent share of the venture owned by HS[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 22, 1988
  2. Competition Commission report on BICC
  3. The Times June 19, 1992