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McPhail and Simpson

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June 1898.
August 1899.
February 1901.
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September 1902.

Makers of Heat Recovery Steam Generators, of Wakefield

of Finsbury Pavement House, London, EC.

1891 Company established.

1894 Dry Steam Generators. Article and Illustrations in 'The Engineer'. [1]

1895 After 5 years development, the company claimed to have developed a reliable design of equipment for generating dry and superheated steam from boilers which would provide considerable economies in operation. Public company McPhail and Simpsons Dry Steam Patents Co formed to acquire the business of McPhail and Simpson[2].

1907 The company was registered on 15 May, and acquired the business of McPhail and Simpsons Dry Steam Patents Co. [3]

1914 General engineers and superheater and tube specialists. Specialities: manufacture of superheaters by the use of which from 10 per cent to 20 per cent is saved with amount of fuel used in boilers. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1894/02/16 p122 & p140
  2. The Times, Mar 26, 1895
  3. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book