A P Besson and Partner Limited 1957

Hove, Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom

1957 - established as A P Besson and Partner Limited; manufactured earpieces for the National Health Service.

1971 - sold to Crystalate Electronics; assimilated injection mouldings and printed circuit board manufacture. Besson division founded.

1990 - Hosiden Corporation, Japanese component company supplying the global communications markets, acquired the company.