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Cam Gears

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of Neath, Glamorgan

1928 Private company.

1961 Manufacturers of motor vehicle steering gears. 1,300 employees.

1965 Supplied about 40 percent of the steering units required by the British motor industry; proposed take-over by TRW[1]; George Kent held 39 percent[2] which it then sold[3]

1968 Manufacturer of rack and pinion units for Ford

1978 Application by T. R. W. Cam Gears Ltd., The Factory, Resolven, Neath, W. Glam SA11 4HN to vary its licence to abstract water from Nant-y-Gleisad Brook, Resolven[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 13, 1965
  2. The Times Mar 23, 1965
  3. The Times, Aug 12, 1965
  4. London Gazette 23v June 1988