Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,723 pages of information and 235,473 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Gear Drive Systems

From Graces Guide

of Irvine and Coventry.

'1975 THE acquisition by Newage Engineers Ltd., of a Scottish company making axles for construction vehicles, fork lift trucks and buses will, say the company complement the activities of their Coventry-based transmissions division. Newage, part of the Charterhouse Group, have acquired from Renfrewshire Hereditable Investments Ltd., the assets and business of Gear Drive Systems Ltd., of Irvine, in a cash deal. Newage have a substantial interest in the production of heavy duty gearboxes for similar applications and say that the acquisition will enable them to extend the scope of their marketing activities. The new unit will trade as Newage Engineers transmission division, Irvine. There are about 30 employees.'[1]

1980 Moved to the Coventry site from Irvine.

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Sources of Information

  1. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Monday 24 November 1975