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Maxim Silencers Inc, of Houston
1895 Company founded by Hiram Maxim to make silencers
Specialists in industrial noise control, evaporators and catalytic treatments
1955 Frederick Braby and Co acquired a controlling interest in Maxim Silencers Ltd; Maxim had patents in silencers and in heat exchangers for marine use, especially distillation of water (also see advert)
1959 Supplied heat exchangers for marine use (see advert)