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Bochum Steel Works

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Established by Jacob Mayer.

1847. Mr. E. Kuehe joined.

1854. Became a Limited Company.

1863 Up until now, the Works mainly made crucible steel, but after this date adopted the Bessemer and the Siemens- Martin processes.

1875 Mr. Mayer died. Mr. Helmholtz became technical manager. [1]

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