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Crypton Triangle

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of Bridgwater, Somerset.

1968 Thorn Electrical Industries acquired Triangle of Hyde, and amalgamated it with Crypton Equipment to form Crypton Triangle[1].

1970 Thorn sold Crypton Triangle to Tube Investments[2].

1970s Development of advanced, non-oscilloscope analyser and the introduction of on-board electronic systems testing.

1980s Introduction of a microprocessor controlled automatic tester.

1983 FKI Electricals acquired 4 transport equipment companies from TI including TI Crypton[3]

1994 FKI sold Crypton and some other businesses to Wellman[4]

2001 Dieseltune and Wheelforce joined Crypton in April to create one of the largest independently-owned automotive equipment manufacturers in Europe.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 28 July 1970
  2. The Times, 28 July 1970
  3. The Times, Nov 13, 1985
  4. The Times, July 19, 1994
  • CryptonTechnology [1]