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of Culwell Works, Wolverhampton.
1810 Start of the business.
1830 Company established by Joseph Evans (1809-1868)
c.1868 Succeeded by his son, Joseph
1876 Exhibitor at the Royal Agricultural Show at Birmingham with the 'Reliable' steam pump. 
1878 Public company.
1888 Issued catalogue of hydraulic rams, steam engines, stamps, pumps, pumping machinery and fittings. 
1907 Incorporated as a private limited company.
1914 Pumping machinery manufacturers. Specialities: pumps and pumping machinery of every kind. Employees 700. . Directors: William Evans (Chairman), J. Osmund Evans, Walter H. Evans.
1961 Engaged in the manufacture of centrifugal, reciprocating, rotary and high vacuum pumps. Range includes PulsometerPacific oil refinery process pumps, pumps for mining and municipal water supplies, drainage and sewage schemes, including diverters, circulating pumps for high and low pressure heating systems. 1,000 employees.