Dunlop Takeover 1972

Press Release – 20 July 1972

Dunlop (Foleshill, Coventry) is taking over the aviation interests of Coventry Precision (Exhall), an associate company of Dowty Rotol.

Coventry Precision’s aviation work is worth about £750,000 per annum (customers include Dunlop and Rolls Royce).

About half the 270 employees will be transferred to Dunlop.

Dowty Group of Companies Profile
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

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