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Article:Lister Petter
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(The previous reversion incorrectly reinstated product ranges not now available, and incorrectly described the company as Boritish based - it no longer assembles product itself in the UK, and it's head office and ownership is in Dubai.)
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'''Lister Petter''' is a [[United Kingdom|British]] company that manufactures [[internal combustion engine]]s for [[industry]].
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'''Lister Petter''' is a [[Dubai]] based company that assembles [[internal combustion engine]]s for [[industry]].
   
It was formed in 1986 from the merger of [[Petters Limited]] and [[R A Lister and Company]]. At that time the company was part of the [[Hawker Siddeley]] group, but today L-P is independent. Its products are small [[diesel engine]] market, ranging from single-cylinder water-cooled engines of 2.7 [[horsepower]] (the 'Zeta' series) up to the {{convert|64|hp}} 'Delta' engine. One higher-power engine of up to {{convert|335|hp}}, the 'Omega' is also produced under licence. The engine designs range from more recent design high-speed [[turbodiesel]]s (such as the 'Gamma' or 'Omega' engines) to traditional single-cylinder medium-speed types such as the 'A-Series' and 'Phi' types.
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It was formed in 1986 from the merger of [[Petters Limited]] and [[R A Lister and Company]]. At that time the company was part of the [[Hawker Siddeley]] group, but today L-P is independent. Its products are small [[diesel engine]] market, ranging from single-cylinder water-cooled engines of 2.7 [[horsepower]] (the 'Zeta' series) up to the {{convert|64|hp}} 'Delta' engine. One higher-power engine of up to {{convert|335|hp}}, the 'Omega' is also produced under licence. The engine designs range from the Chinese made high-speed [[turbodiesel]]s (such as the 'Gamma' or 'Omega' engines) to traditional, US assembled, single-cylinder medium-speed types such as the 'A-Series'.
   
 
==Applications==
 
==Applications==
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==Gas-fuelled engines==
 
==Gas-fuelled engines==
Lister Petter's main product{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}}, the 'Alpha' series of sub-2-[[litre]] engines, is also available in [[spark ignition]] forms for running on [[natural gas]] or [[propane]]. L-P also manufactures and sells [[biodiesel]] plants, allowing customers to produce their own fuel for diesel engines.
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One Lister Petter product{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}}, the 'Alpha' series of sub-2-[[litre]] engines, is also available in [[spark ignition]] forms for running on [[natural gas]] or [[propane]].
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
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* 1929 First diesel engines produced by R A Lister in Dursley.
 
* 1929 First diesel engines produced by R A Lister in Dursley.
 
* 1986 R A Listers and Petters Ltd merged to form Lister Petter Ltd.
 
* 1986 R A Listers and Petters Ltd merged to form Lister Petter Ltd.
* 2004/2005 Lister Petter sees unprecedented growth and re-investment in its core products.
 
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* 2003-4 Lister Petter purchased by investors based overseas.
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* 2014 Lister Petter Limited (UK assembly facility) liquidated.
   
 
Lister & Petter engines were workhorses of the British Commonwealth{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}}; many of these engines{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}} are still in use today in dump trucks{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}}, generators{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}} and water pumps{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}}. They generally, but not exclusively, leave the factory in a Mid Brunswick Green colouring.
 
Lister & Petter engines were workhorses of the British Commonwealth{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}}; many of these engines{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}} are still in use today in dump trucks{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}}, generators{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}} and water pumps{{Citation needed|date=August 2011}}. They generally, but not exclusively, leave the factory in a Mid Brunswick Green colouring.
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
The company's headquarters and manufacturing facility are in [[Dursley]], [[Gloucestershire]], formerly the headquarters of [[R A Lister and Company]]. Lister Petter have agents in [[France]], the [[USA]], [[China]] and [[India]], which market their products and carry out final assembly of larger items such as generating sets from imported parts.
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The company's headquarters and manufacturing facility were, until April 2014, in [[Dursley]], [[Gloucestershire]], formerly the headquarters of [[R A Lister and Company]]. Lister Petter have agents in [[France]], the [[USA]], [[China]] and [[India]], which market their US assembled product, and other products manufactured on their behalf, and carry out final assembly of larger items such as generating sets from imported parts.
   
 
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[[Category:Manufacturing companies established in 1986]]
 
[[Category:Manufacturing companies established in 1986]]
[[Category:Companies based in Gloucestershire]]
 
 
[[Category:Engine manufacturers]]
 
[[Category:Engine manufacturers]]
 
[[Category:Electrical generation engine manufacturers]]
 
[[Category:Electrical generation engine manufacturers]]
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