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“You won’t believe this,” Geoff Elvy’s daughter, a teacher, told him in a hurried phone call from the Science Museum. She was taking her class on a visit when she saw that a product made by the family firm BEC Group was actually an exhibit.

“We produced the moulding and keyboard for the first credit card machine with built in telephone over forty years ago,” Elvy recalls. “It was a game changer for us, and if it hadn’t been for that order, I don’t think we would be where we are today.”

It wasn’t the first -or last – game changer for Geoff himself……

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