Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 146,884 pages of information and 232,615 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
British Aero Components Ltd. of Holbrook Lane, Coventry.
1935 The re-armament programme of the middle thirties brought many challenges to the aircraft industry and to component makers, and one of them was the highly specialised manufacture of the sodium-cooled aero engine valve. To Mr. W. A. Oubridge the challenge was irresistible; through his contacts in America, arrangements were made for the formation, in conjunction with the Eaton Manufacturing Co., of a company at Coventry, British Aero Components Ltd.
1935 Formed as a subsidiary to C. M. D. Engineering Co in conjunction with Eaton Manufacturing Co. The British Piston Ring Co could appoint directors as long as it held 51 percent of the issued capital
1937 Aircraft valves, including sodium-cooled type.
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1947 Advert: supplier of standardised drill bushes
See also Brico Organisation.
1981 Substantial redundancies declared