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Combustion Engineering, of New York
and a British subsidiary of the same name
1912 Company formed through the merger of the Grieve Grate Company and the American Stoker Company, two well-known manufacturers of fuel burning equipment.
c.1920 The International Combustion Engineering Corporation of New York was formed to combine various American, British and French stoker companies - Combustion Engineering Corporation, Underfeed Stoker Co and S. A. Foyers Automatiques
During the 1920s, the stokers were made in Pittsburgh.
1925 Entered the steam boiler business. Also acquired two boiler companies in Chattanooga, TN to augment its manufacturing capabilities.
1926 President, Mr Alfred J. T. Taylor of Toronto resigned.
1948 After many years working together, Combustion Engineering and the Superheater Company merged as Combustion Engineering-Superheater Inc.
1953 the name was changed to Combustion Engineering, Inc.
1960s Expansion into oil and gas and into nuclear power
1983 Taylor Instrument Company merged with Combustion Engineering, becoming one of the largest process instrumentation companies in the United States.