The man who took the initiative was Colonel Heinrich Rieter, member of the Swiss parliament and owner of the Winterthur spinning mill and engineering works Johann Jakob Rieter & Co. This company had pioneered the industrialization of Switzerland, equipping its factory, around 1800, with the first spinning plant in the country.

Ukraine was a union republic of the 'Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)', which was dissoluted in 1991. Therefore, for completeness, also read our articles on the industrial history of the other former soviet republics. Armenia.

Sheet metal fabrication can be traced back to Eygptian jewelry, using natural metals and prehistoric techniques. From modern means to project completion to the tools of the trade, here's our (practically) comprehensive …

The modern zipper: In 1923 the industrialist Martin Othmar Winterhalter from eastern Switzerland bought the patent for the precursor to the modern zipper from the Swedish-American Gideon Sundbäck.

The last mill was dismantled in July 1899 and moved to Stanley. Most residents of Porter's Mills left with it, the majority moving either to Stanley or Eau Claire. By 1904, nothing remained of what was once a thriving village. Today, …

To operate machinery, industrial Automation companies use control systems, which help to finish a particular process. Using automation machines, labour usage will be reduced. On the other hand, it also helps to enhance the quality, precision and accuracy of systems. Industries such as mechanical, airplanes, hydraulics, computers and many others have been using the automation.

Stehli Silks Lancaster around 1930. Emil's son Robert Stehli opened one of the largest silk mills in the world in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1897 . She had other factories in High Point (North Carolina, 1902-1935), Waynesboro, Virginia (1925-1941) and Harrisonburg (Virginia) . The Lancaster company peaked in the 1920s when it employed 2,100 ...

Pippa Griffith, Director of Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life, on the charismatic inventor John Heathcoat who brought his ideas, factory and workforce to Tiverton, transforming the fortunes of the town. John Heathcoat was born in …

Industrialization, the process of converting to a socioeconomic order in which industry is dominant. Along with its technological components, the process of industrialization has entailed profound social developments, including the …

The Buhrle Foundation itself confirms that 13 paintings bought by the German-born industrialist, who later acquired Swiss citizenship, had been stolen by the Nazis from Jewish owners in France. Following a series of court cases after the war, Buhrle in the 1940s returned all 13 pieces to their rightful owners then repurchased nine of them, the ...

The most notable example of the area's transformation is the vast Molino Stucky flour mill. Built in 1898 by Swiss industrialist Giovanni Stucky, it is home to the luxurious Hilton Molino Stucky *, worth a visit for its trendy Skyline Rooftop Bar * that offers unparalleled views of the city.

Switzerland had many long standing economic ties to the Ravensburg area, with Swiss traders in the early 19th century bringing in yarn and weaving products. In the same period, Ravensburg delivered grain to Rorschach until 1870, alongside breeding animals and various cheeses, deep within the Swiss Alps.

Pioneers []. Peter Luginbill (1818–1886), born in France as the son of Mennonite parents exiled from the Emmental, early settler in Indiana and founder of the city of Berne; John Sutter (1803–1880), born in Germany of a Swiss father, Californian famous for his association with the California Gold Rush (in that gold was discovered by James W. Marshall in Sutter's …

The « Swiss Team » led by a Swiss industrialist, acquires the business of Swissmetal, effective on Swiss National Day (1 August 2019), taking over the entire personnel on both sites. The ambition and the vision of the new Swiss owners is to boost the image and the business of this flagship of the Swiss industry.

Carlo Reda, an industrialist from the Piedmont region of Italy, transforms an old mill in Valdilana (in the Biella province) into a veritable wool mill. This marks the beginnings of Reda, which will become a in industry leader in Merino wool textiles. For the first time, Reda acquires wool from Australia to produce top quality fabrics.

Rock-Tenn Company was formed in 1973, the product of a merger between Tennessee Paper Mills Inc. and Rock City Packaging, Inc. Its origins date back to 1898, when the Rock City Box Company of Nashville, Tennessee, was founded.

Welcome to the House of Naga. With a foundation in the wheat flour trade and flour milling, Naga Limited has spent the last 50+ years growing into a diversified company with divisions that serve the detergents, minerals, power, …

Industrialization, the process of converting to a socioeconomic order in which industry is dominant. Along with its technological components, the process of industrialization has entailed profound social developments, including the …

The industrialist over the weekend announced a restructuring of his Australian operations with the Swiss bank, which funnelled more than $1bn to Gupta through its suite of supply chain finance ...

view of Le Corbusier's Swiss Pavilion which becomes his everyday "darshan," a Sanskrit term referring to a glimpse of the holy. At Le Corbusier's office Doshi first works on the designs for the High Court and Governor's Palace in Chandigarh and, later, the Mill Owners' Association building and Shodhan House in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, among

The mill closed down in 1972. The Museum Küppersmühle (MKM), a project by Herzog & de Meuron dating from 1999, was the first milestone in the transformation of the Inner Harbour into an attractive focus of urban life. As a museum, the former mill, with its historic brick elevations, became the centre of a new, high-grade, multi-use inner-city ...

Birth of a Visionary: On April 24, 1894, when a son was born to Pusapati Chinniah Raja, there was great jubilation in the family. Chinnaiah Raja believed that the child was born with the blessings of the Lord of Rameswaram, and named him child Ramasamy Raja. Little did anyone imagine that the infant was to […]

In 1962, With the commencement of operations first flour mill in Chennai, India, Kollur Sreenivasan made the transition from a trader to an industrialist. He was quick to capitalize on the misfortune of the local …