Lockheed Precision Products
of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England (1959).
of Speke, Liverpool; supplier of high precision hydraulics for aircraft.
1958 Private company formed.
1961 Manufacturers of industrial hydraulics, aircraft hydraulic equipment, hoses and self-sealing couplings. 1,200 employees.
1969 received orders for hydraulic controls for ships being built in various countries.
1970 The marine division received orders for hydraulic control equipment for 6 bulk carriers being built in Yugoslavia. The aircraft division received order for hydraulic equipment for the Chieftain bridgelayer
1972 Received orders for hydraulics for the undercarriage of 8 Nimrod aircraft, and undercarriage equipment for Bulldog trainers ordered by the RAF
1973 Lockheed Precision Products (see advert)
Presumably became AP Precision Hydraulics
Sources of Information
- The Times, Sep 01, 1959
- 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
- The Times June 2, 1970
- The Times Dec. 16, 1970
- The Times Mar. 25, 1972
-  AP, Automotive Products and AP Lockheed