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of Leamington Spa.

Maker of filters

1949 Manufactured by Automotive Products Co[1]

By 1969 Purolator filters were manufactured by Automotive Co (Bolton), the filter division of the Automotive Products Group; won order to supply filters for the new RB211 gas turbine engine[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Mar 08, 1949
  2. The Times, Oct 29, 1969