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Racal Security

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A subsidiary of Racal Electronics.

1982 Racal Security doubled exports over a three-year period, largely through its infrared and microwave intruder detection sensors.[1]

1984 Racal acquired Chubb which owned a number of other lock companies.

1991 Plans announced to demerge by giving shares in the company to Racal shareholders. The company included Chubb, Union, Lips and Pyrene[2]

1992 Chubb was demerged as Chubb Security

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1982/04/22
  2. The Times, November 22, 1991