H M Hobson Limited 1903

industry:
Developer,
Manufacturer
Nationality:
British
based:
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

1903 - company founded by Hamilton McArthur Hobson, George Cheeseman and Edward A H de Poorter; originally agency for selling bicycles; London based firm with registered offices at 36 Basinghall Street, EC, works at Pelham Road, Wimbledon and, later, premises in Vauxhall Bridge Road.

1970s - taken over by Lucas Aerospace;

1996 - Lucas Industries merged with the Varity Corporation to become LucasVarity;

1999 - TRW Inc. acquired LucasVarity and firm known as TRW Aeronautical Systems, Lucas Aerospace;

2002 - acquired by Goodrich Corporation of Charlotte, North Carolina