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Chronology of this group:
1982 Due to a plummeting demand in America for Lucas CAV's Microjector, its US Greenville plant shut down completely for 10 weeks putting 240 production and support workers out of work.
1983 Smiths Industries formed a joint venture with Lucas on vehicle control systems which was called Lucas Electrical Electronics and Systems, bringing together 5 plants from each partner ; Smiths would own about 20 percent of the venture.
Lucas Divisions included:
1999 LucasVarity was acquired by TRW, an American company.