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Ingersoll-Rand of Trafford Park, Manchester; 165 Queen Victoria Street, London EC. and 11 Broadway New York.
1872 Simon Ingersoll’s steam-powered rock drill was patented. The Ingersoll Rock Drill Company is formed.
1905 Shares traded in London in $ denominations
Merger of Ingersoll-Sergeant Drill Company and Rand Drill Company to form Ingersoll-Rand.
1921 Private company.
1914 Specialities: Rock Drills of all kinds, Air Compressors of all types and sizes, Pneumatic Tools, Coal Cutters, Stone Channellers, Cameron Pumps, Mining, Tunnelling and Quarrying Plants, Air Haulage Plants, Drill Sharpeners etc. 
1937 Pneumatic engineers. 
1960 Mining equipment. 
1961 Tool manufacturers, specialising in rock drills, air compressors, quarrying plant, stone channellers, coal cutters, pneumatic tools and mining plant. 
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Compressors and power tools 
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