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Établissements Piguet

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  • Maker of stationary engines[1] and locomotives.

Léonard ('Léon') Piguet (1855-1901) joined his father Antoine Louis Piguet, in the company founded by Alphonse Duvergier (1811 (1818?)-1879), builder of stationary steam engines.

In 1879, the Piguets joined forces to found the company MM. Piguet et Compagnie.

1917 Company name: Établissements Piguet.

1920s Merged with the Dujardin de Lille company.

See French Wikipedia entry.

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Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10