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May 1930.
October 1936.
February 1937.
March 1945.

Bendix Ltd, of Kings Road, Tyseley, Birmingham

1924 Bendix Corporation was formally established in the USA, maker of brakes and other equipment for cars, etc

At some point set up subsidiary company in Birmingham. Bendix-Perrot Brakes made brake systems.

They also made servo brake systems[1] and drive systems for cars.

1937 Brake manufacturers. [2]

By 1938 had been acquired by Joseph Lucas Ltd

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1943 Amalgamated with Girling Ltd

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham’s Industrial Heritage by Ray Shill. Published by Sutton Publishing 2002. ISBN 0-7509-2593-0
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries