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Maker, developer and supplier of hydraulic systems, of Keelavite House, Birmingham Road, Allesley near Coventry
1937 Hydraulic pumps, vacuum pumps, and compressors 
1937 Private company incorporated for producing and selling hydraulic equipment to the designs of the Keelavite Company
1958 The company acquired the assets of the Keelavite Co. It was converted into a public company. The name was changed to Keelavite Hydraulics
A number of subsidiaries were established.
1963 Hydraulics industry was rapidly expanding; the company was expanding its range of products to take advantage of this demand. Subsidiaries were specialised on particular areas - Hydraulic Machinery Drives Ltd, Keelavite Components Ltd had achieved record sales; also Hydraulic Installations Ltd, Industrial Hydraulics Ltd, Keelavite Components trading as Godiva Engineering Co. Acquired M. W. Service Station Ltd, which occupied adjacent premises