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Roxboro Group

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A UK-based specialist electronics company, of Huntingdon, and Farmingdale, New Jersey

1990 Acquired Dialight

1992 PED merged with Belling Lee, a manufacturer of fuses, fuse holders, filters and connectors, to form BLP Components. BLP became part of the Dialight plc group of companies.

1994 Acquired Solartron

2000 After receiving a number of enquiries from private equity groups, Roxboro shelved its plans to take the company private; Dialight, the US subsidiary, was responsible for about half of the profit of the group[1]

2005 The Roxboro Group sold one of its main businesses, Solartron, in order to focus on its applied LED technology business, Dialight. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, September 20, 2000
  2. LEDs Magazine