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of Colwyn Bay, manufacturer of automotive components.
of Leamington Spa and Coventry
1960 Flotation of shares
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Multiple types of car parts.
1969 Acquired 2 companies from Cope Allman and Co
1971 Purchased an empty factory at Redditch, previously owned by BSA, which would provide double the capacity of the Colwyn Bay plant, in order to take advantage of opportunities expected from joining the Common Market; also acquired several small distribution companies.
1972 Based in Leamington Spa; acquired a factory in Preston to make vehicle exhausts; expansion into the DIY trade
1982 Burmah announced its intention to sell the company
1985 Some parts of Quinton Hazell had been sold