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British Industrial History

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1945 A small tool-making and component factory was set up by Wright and Weaire. It was named after the company’s top designers, Renard and Dare, who were made Managing directors.

Rendar manufactured high quality plugs and sockets for the electronics industry.

1998 Same location as Weir Electronics - possible connection

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Ferrograph History