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Garrett Corporation

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May 1957.
November 1958.

of Los Angeles 45, California and Phoenix, Arizona.

Maker of AiResearch Cabin Air Compressors.

1936 John Clifford Garrett founded a company in Los Angeles

1939 Garrett incorporated the Garrett Corporation with 3 divisions:

1939 Garrett established a small research laboratory to conduct "air research" on the development of pressurized flight for passenger aircraft - this became AiResearch's first 'lab'.

1966 The Garrett Corporation took a 48 percent shareholding in the Normalair company, which was subsequently renamed Normalair-Garrett Limited.[1]

1974 Invested in gas turbines for heavy trucks.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Wikipedia
  2. The Engineer 1974/06/20