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Furnace and coal carbonizing plant builders, Gas and Constructional Engineers, of Dibdale Works, Dudley, Worcestershire. Telephone: Dudley 3141. Telegraphic Address: "Gibbons, Lower Gornal". Also at London, Bristol and Darlington
1875 Business established
1894 The Partnership between Benjamin Gibbons and William Pike Gibbons, trading in copartnership at Dibdale in the county of Stafford as Manufacturers of Gas Retorts and other Fire Clay Goods and Colliery Owners under the style of Benjamin Gibbons Junior, was dissolved. Also the Partnership between Benjamin Gibbons and William Pike Gibbons, trading in copartnership at Dibdale in the county of Stafford and Hall-street, Dudley as Gas Engineers and Contractors under the style of Gibbons Brothers, was also dissolved.
1895 Incorporated as a Limited Co.
Took over Harvey-Siemens Furnaces
1917 Advert for regenerative muffles and furnaces.
1919 Advert for regenerative muffles and furnaces.
1922 Chairman and Managing Director: W. P. Gibbons. Specialities: Retort settings, constructional steel work, furnaces for heat treatment of metals.
1927 Advert for regenerative muffles and furnaces.
1933 Gibbons Brothers Patent - Improvements in tunnel kilns.
1937 British Industries Fair Adverts for industrial furnaces of all types; refractories of every description and shape; coke ovens; firing kilns, etc. (Gas: Industrial and Domestic Section - Stand No Ca.611)
1940 Advert. Furnaces.
1945 Advert. Furnaces.
1960 Orders for furnaces for the gas industry had disappeared; new orders were for a plant to gasify low grade coal and a limestone oven for the steel industry
1960 Gibbons Brothers Patent - Improvements relating to tunnel kilns.