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With huge steel presses running flat out in their sixty five acre site Rubery Owen is at the forefront of component manufacture for the vital post war-export drive.

Documentary 1953 9 mins

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Axle cases, chassis frames, wheels, nuts and bolts - all vital components for Britain's motor manufacturers and the all important export drive after the war. Rubery Owen of Darlaston in the Black Country is the company not only keeping the Midlands motor assembly factories stocked with components but also keeping Britain on the road in this 'modern age of speed and yet more speed'.