Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,450 pages of information and 245,911 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Aiton and Co

From Graces Guide
1932
1950.
1957.
1957.

of Derby

1897 Company established at Willesden by J. Arthur Aiton

1900 Company founded.

1907 Needing room for expansion, moved to Derby

1913 Became private company.

1920 Issued catalogue on wrought steel and cast iron pipes, steam separators, expansion joints, foot valves and strainers, and much more [1]

1953 Became public company.

1961 Pipework engineers, also evaporator distillers, specialised pipework designed, manufactured and erected in any part of the world for chemical plant, power stations, industry and ships. 1,500 employees [2]

1967 Whessoe acquired Aiton and Co[3].

1994 Whessoe sold Aiton and Co to Prospect Industries[4]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 20th Feb 1920 p208
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, 27 April 1967
  4. 1994 Annual report