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International Combustion Engineering Corporation of New York, USA
International Combustion Engineering Co, of Derby
1922 The entire operation of the Underfeed Stoker Co was transferred to a new factory at Derby
1923 After negotiations between Vickers and the International Combustion Engineering Corporation, the two established a new joint company Vickers and International Combustion Engineering Co to manufacture power plant equipment. Part of Vickers' factory at Barrow in Furness, which had been used to make shells, would be transferred to the new company to manufacture boilers for pulverised fuel and related equipment
1927 Works moved from Barrow to Derby. Presumably around this time, Vickers sold its share to the American partner.
1928 The shares in the company were quoted on the London Stock Exchange
1929 The US parent company was put in receivership
1933 A British group bought the various companies and amalgamated them into International Combustion of Derby