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1949 Automotive Products Associated Limited was incorporated to acquire the whole of the share capital of Automotive Products Co ltd, Borg and Beck Co Ltd, Lockheed Hydraulic Brake Co Ltd and subsequently converted into a public company. Also manufactured Thompson steering track rods, Purolator filters, and various aircraft components.
1954 Bought a firm in West Bromwich for expansion.
1958 Formation of Lockheed Precision Products subsidiary.
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1961 Announced plans for new factory at Banbury.