history

History

1815 : Flour husking enterprise

1834 : Oil mill

1850 : First steam engine 6.15 Hp

1850 : Installation of factory chimney of 25 m high - initials JFB

1864 : Application for extension of steam engine to 10 Hp

1890 : Installation of a second pan-mixer

1905 : Extensive transformation of the company buildings.

1947 : Company fire

1948 : Oil refinery

1968 : Refinery (chemical) of animal and vegetable fats and oils.

1973 : Refinery (physical) of animal and vegetable fats and oils and a packaging line of fats and oils.

 

Sources:

. Family archives Baeten
. De Wilde, E. Ignace, Olieslagerij Baeten, Heemkundige kring
  Overmere, year 15 - nr.3, 1997, p.87-123

 

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