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STAL-Laval Ljungstrom turbine-generator on display at the Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology

of Sweden

STAL is an acronym for Svenska Turbinfabriks Aktiebolaget Ljungstrom, the original makers of the steam turbines invented and developed by the Ljungstrom brothers.

1908 Aktiebolaget Ljungstrom Angturbin was founded in Stockholm by the Ljungstrom brothers.

1913 The Svenska Turbinfabriks A.B. Ljungstrom was founded with works at Finspong

1966 Stal-Laval (UK) of Villiers House, Strand, London, was a subsidiary of ASEA Group of Sweden[1]

1969 Won order from London Transport for gas turbines to re-equip Greenwich Power Station[2]

1971 Stal-Laval claimed to be the world's largest supplier of marine turbines and a leading supplier of marine refrigeration[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr 14, 1966
  2. The Times Apr 11, 1969
  3. The Times, Mar 30, 1971