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United Peripherals

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United Peripherals Ltd (UPL) of Winsford, Cheshire

A joint venture with Control Data Corporation of USA

c.1980 Company established by BTG to manufacture and sell computer peripherals, initially based on Control Data products.

1982 UPL was described as costly and controversial; BTG owned 76 percent; the shareholding was held through the Data Recording Instrument Co[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 10, 1982