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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

Palmer Aero Products

From Graces Guide
December 1957.
November 1958.
June 1959.

Palmer Aero Products Ltd. of Vincent Square, London; of Penfold St. London, NW2.

1895 Public company.

1956 The parent company, British Tyre and Rubber Co, changed its name to BTR Industries Ltd following its decision to cease manufacturing rubber tyres.

1957 Palmer Tyre Ltd changed its name to the present one. Part of BTR Industries (see advert)

1961 Products include pneumatic and hydraulic aircraft controls and filters, aero wheels and brakes, aircraft de-icers, "Silvoflex" high-low pressure flexible pipes, "Fluoroflex" (PTFE) and "Palmaflex" (metallic) flexible pipes, "Corroflex" corrugated rigid pipes and fittings, bellows, low tension electrical harness, rubber/silicone extrusions, mouldings and sealing rings, self-inflatable escape slides, X-ray inspection (test house and mobile) service. 380 employees. [1]

1983 Marstons acquired Palmer Aero Products and name changed to Marston Palmer Ltd.[2]

1985 Marston Palmer Ltd. was acquired by IMI and became IMI Marston.[3]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. Safety Systems Company Timeline
  3. Safety Systems Company Timeline