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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
1974 Mr B. K. Holmes became a director of Compair Industrial.
1974 Developed a rotary screw air compressor range marketed under the BroomWade RotorAir name.
1985 Siebe acquired Compair.
2008 Gardner-Denver Co acquired Compair