The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.
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For Every Vehicle
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.
From the collection of:
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'.