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Manufacture of welded boiler drums.
In 1871 the factory of Thyssen and Co was started on a farm at styrum, near Mulheim, for the manufacture and sale of hoop iron and other fine iron products. The business was built up in the teeth of financial depression, but in thirty years August Thyssen had secured his world markets.