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SOME people think investing in engineering companies sounds unexciting, but many of the most successful companies are those that embrace the latest technology.
BBA Group BBA Group plc (LSE: BBA) is a British company which operates in two distinct areas of business: services for the aviation sector, and the manufacturing of specialist materials. However it was founded in 1897 as a textile manufacturing firm named W. Wilson Cobbett Ltd. is such a group, and it concentrates on three main areas. First is non-woven fabric - such as nappies and medical products - for which growth prospects are excellent.
BBA's aviation division is the world's biggest servicer of business jets, also a growing market.
The third is friction materials - brake pads brake pad
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Profits for 1998 were pounds 165 million, and analysts expect them to rise by over 20 per cent in each of the next two years.