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E. N. V. Engineering Co

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October 1936.
November 1954.
Oct 1956.
Oct 1960.
Aug 1962.
Sept 1962.
Oct 1962.
May 1964.

of Hythe Road, Willesden, Manufacturers of Gears, Differential Assemblies

1919 Private company formed as E. N. V. Motors

1928 Name changed and made public.

1950 Opened a factory in Aycliffe[1]

1961 Engineers and manufacturers of hypoid, spiral, straight tooth bevel and spur gears. 1,800 employees.[2]

Eaton Axles was an associated company[3]

1962 Acquired by Eaton Manufacturing Co of USA

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Gears.[4]

1965 Bought factory in Manchester for diversification of gearbox manufacture

1968 Announced closure of Willesden factory

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 24, 1968
  2. * 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, May 11, 1962
  4. * 1963 Motor Show