The group operates under established brands with heritage dating back 70 years. It has grown rapidly and consistently over recent years through business combinations and organic expansion into new products and territories

Corporate events
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  • British General wiring accessories brand created
    1941
    British General
  • Masterplug portable power brand created
    1988
    Masterplug
  • Management buyout of BG and merger with Masterplug
    2000
  • Transition to subcontracted manufacturing in China
    2003
  • Management buyout backed by EPIC Private Equity
    2005
  • 12,500m2 manufacturing facility opened in Jiaxing, China
    2008
  • Jiaxing facility expanded to 38,000m2
    2011
  • Luceco brand and LED lighting range launched
    2013
  • Luceco LED projects sales teams established in the UK
    2014
  • Sales offices opened in Germany and Mexico
    2015
  • IPO listing.
    Jiaxing expanded.
    Sales offices open in Spain and Hong Kong
    2016
  • Acquisition of Kingfisher Lighting, a leading UK outdoor lighting specialist
    2017
    Kingfisher Lighting
  • Continued product and customer growth during covid
    2020
  • Acquisition of DW Windsor Group
    2021