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International Boilers and Radiators

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of Gateshead

1958 Miroslav Sigmund set up a new company, International Boilers and Radiators Ltd, to market the new range of Thermopak pumps, manufactured by his main company Sigmund Pumps, and to make slimline pressed steel radiators.[1]

1961 Appointment to the company's board[2]. Booker Brothers, McConnell and Co had started the company as an adjunct to Sigmund Pumps, to provide an outlet for their smaller accelerator pumps designed for central heating systems [3]

1962 Was making central heating equipment, using equipment from Sigmund Pumps another subsidiary of Booker Brothers, McConnell and Co[4]

1962 Introduced Gas-Pak for gas fired central heating package deal on supply and installation.

1964 Introducd Oil-Pak for oil fired central heating. Acquired Delmore Heating[5].

1966 illustration of radiator production testing[6]

1967 Merged into a jointly owned company with Powell Duffryn Heating[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Biography of Miroslave Sigmund, ODNB
  2. The Times, Feb 03, 1961
  3. The Times, Jun 10, 1963
  4. The Times, Jun 12, 1962
  5. The Times, Jun 08, 1964
  6. The Times, Mar 28, 1966
  7. The Times, Sep 07, 1967