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William Neill and Son, Engineers, Iron and Brass Founders of Bold Iron Works, St. Helens Junction.
1859 Company founded.
1876 Advertising steam engines, pumps, ash mills.
1906 Private company.
1937 Company made public.
1961 Industrial, chemical and structural engineers, specialising in the manufacture and erection of tanks and plant for petroleum, chemical and petrochemical manufacturers, soap and edible oil manufacturers. Also design, manufacture and erect structural steel frame buildings, building contractors. 650 employees. 
1963 William H. Capper OBE, JP was chairman of the company.
1973 Was the main steel fabricating subsidiary of Capper-Neill.