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West's Gas Improvement Company of Albion Iron Works, Miles Platting, Manchester
1874 Company founded by John West
1894 Private company.
1894 Air Compressor for Manchester Gas Works with valve gear. 
1927 See Aberconway for information on the company and its history
1959 Re-registered as the Holding Company of the WGI Group
1961 Gas engineers.