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English Electric-AEI Machines

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of Phoenix Works, Thornbury, Bradford[1]

1969 One of the divisions of the new GEC Power Engineering which brought together the small electric motor businesses of GEC, English Electric Co and AEI, including the motor business of Lancashire Dynamo

1969 One of 4 principal makers of small electric motors in Britain[2]

1970 Gained order from Ingersoll-Rand Co of Wallsend for 15 motors to drive gas compressors[3]

1971 Became GEC Machines of Rugby

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times June 24, 1970
  2. The Times June 4, 1969
  3. The Times June 18, 1970