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LancerBoss Ltd. of Grovebury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 8SR.
Manufacturers of fork lift vehicles.
1957 Lancer Brothers established.
1966 Company incorporated
1968 Front lift trucks 
1972 Assembly unit commissioned with 1,000th truck being produced in November the previous year.
1974 January. Official opening postponed due to energy crisis.
1974 Mr. Bernard Boxall joined the board of the Lancer Boss Group as a non-executive director.
1975 Sold Archer Components
1990 Claimed to be the largest British lift truck maker and the 3rd largest in Europe
1994 Receivers were appointed at the request of the Bowman-Shaw brothers
1994 The German subsidiary Steinbock Boss was acquired by Jungheinrich; because of the integrated nature of the business it was expected that Jungheinrich would also take over Lancer Boss in the UK.
2003 Factory closed