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CompAir Ltd, maker of compressed air and hard rock mining machinery, of Slough
1968 The International Compressed Air Corporation was formed from the merger of Broom and Wade and Holman Brothers, with the encouragement of the Industrial Reorganisation Corporation. Principal tradenames: Broomwade, Holman and Maxam
1969 Acquired Reavell and Co, of Ipswich, maker of compressors
J. F. Holman was chairman.
1974 Developed a rotary screw air compressor range marketed under the BroomWade RotorAir name.
1979 Sir William Mather was chairman.
1985 CompAir Power Tools Ltd received a "Fit for Work" award in recognition of the work done to make work easier for disabled workers
2008 Gardner-Denver Co acquired CompAir