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The Company was originally founded as Edward E. Rosen and Co in 1920, then became a Private Company in 1925 and later became known as Ultra Electronics.
Ultra Electronics Ltd. was bought by the Dowty Group in 1977; then in 1992 Dowty was acquired by the TI Group.
In 1993 Ultra Electronics was one of seven companies which formed the Dowty Group Electronic Systems Division that was the subject of a management buyout.
In 2015 Ultra Electronics Holdings Plc. Revenue £726m. Three divisions - Aerospace & Infrastrucure; Communications & Security; and Maritime & Land, in 24 businesses.
The Company employed 4,500 persons worldwide with 2,310 in the UK.
Ultra Electronics Patent - Improvements in or relating to Sputtering
Ultra Electronics Patent Specification 1967 – Improvements in or relating to Sputtering
Ultra Electronics Patent - Improvements in or Relating to Thermocouples
Ultra Electronics Patent Specification 1967 – Improvements in or Relating to Thermocouples
Ultra Electronics Patent - Relating to Control Arrangements for Hydraulically Actuated Pistons
Ultra Electronics Patent Specification 1972 – Improvements in or Relating to Control Arrangements for Hydraulically Actuated Pistons
Ultra Electronics Patent - Relating to Turbine Engine Control Systems
Ultra Electronics Patent Specification 1970 – Improvements in and Relating to Turbine Engine Control Systems
Ultra Electronics Patent - Relating to Underwater Detection Equipment
Ultra Electronics Patent Specification 1967 – Improvement in and Relating to Underwater Detection Equipment
Ultra Electronics Patent - Tantalum Film Resistors
Ultra Electronics Patent Specification 1965 – Tantalum Film Resistors
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Dowty Fuel Systems
Dowty Maritime Ocean Systems
Dowty Equipment of Canada
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Dowty Boulton Paul
Dowty Group Ltd
Dowty Coventry Precision
Dowty Railway Preservation Society
Gloster Engineering (Cheltenham)
Iloman Engineering Ltd
Sir George Dowty
New Mendip Engineering
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