Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 146,747 pages of information and 232,400 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1948 The Institution of Mechanics was formed
Early 1960s the Institution of Mechanics changed its name to the Institute of Engineers (Practical).
1967 The Institute of Engineers (Practical) changed its name to the Institute of Engineers and Technicians
1998 the Institution of Mechanical Incorporated Engineers, the Institution of Electronics and Electrical Incorporated Engineers and the Institute of Engineers and Technicians merged to form the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IIE).