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Industries    EN

Author: ARDELEANU KONSTANTIN
History of industries EN

List

There are differences, according to the sources available, in the dates when these establishments were founded and became functional.

Year

Industry name

Owners

Products

Capital

1860

Steam Brewery and malt factory

Ştefan Petrina

Beer

1861

“C. Kontzelman”. Factory of soap and stearine candles

Bientzle K. and Co.

Soap and stearine candles

1864

The Macaroni Factory

Zamphyratos, P.

Macaroni and pasta

1869

The Romanian Railways workshop

Reparations of locomotives

1869

The Factory of Tannery and Footwear

Bradea I. and Sons

Tannery and footwear

1872

The Anonymous Society for Exploiting the Forest, Former R. and C. Goetz and Co.

Building umber

1875

Factory of Gaseous Water

Lieber, Albert Ch.

Gaseous water and lemonade

1875

Galaţi Water Company

Hayles, Alfred, Anonymous Company

Filtered water

1879

The Navy Arsenal

Constructions and repairing of ships

1880

The factory of furniture and tapestry

Steinberg, S.

Furniture and tapestry

1882

Bread Factory

Malcoci, T.

Bread and ship biscuits

1883

The factory of Turkish delight and halva

Marchesinis, D.

Halva, Turkish delight, etc.

1886

Factory of Gaseous Water

Rhein, C.

Gaseous water and lemonade

1887

“Albina”. Factory of chemical products and tin packages

Fischer, Max and Co.

Blacking, grease, tin boxes, etc.

1887

“Apolo” – Factory of stearine candles and soap

Braunştein, Lipa

Soap and stearine candles

1887

Bread Factory

Destumis

Bread

1889

Flour Factory

Nicolau, Gh.

Wheat and corn flour

1889

“Greierul”.

Factory of blackening

Ressu C. and Co.

Blacking, grease, tin boxes, etc.

1890

“Naţionala” Factory of stearine products and soap

Moessner, I. and Moessner, B.

Soap and stearine candles

1890

The First Factory of nails and wire

Geldern, O. de and Melic, Gr.

Iron nails and wire

1891

Oil refinery

Moisiu, Gr.

Petroleum, benzene, black oil, etc.

1891

The Dockyards and their repairing workshop

Grain cleansing, reparation of mechanical installations

1892

The “Modern” Printing House

Antoniade, A. P.

Printing materials

1893

The Electrical Plant of the Hydraulic Service

Electricity for lighting

1893

The first Romanian steam factory of pasta and biscuits

Josieck, Ludwig and Co.

Pasta and biscuits

1893

The plant of mechanical constructions and iron foundry

Fernic, G. and Co.

Reparations of agricultural and industrial machines

1893

“Fleming” Oil Factory

Dowall, M. and Co.

Oil

1894

“Leul” (The Lion). Factory of nails and wire

Focşăneanu, Z. and Grünberg, Isidor

Nails and wire

1894

Factory of aerial gas

Chovis, Arnauld

Aerial gas

1895

“Dunăreana” – Factory of stearine candles

Babad, Iacob

Stearine and wax candles

1896

The Factory of Turkish delight and halva

Limberopulo, V. G.

Halva, Turkish delight, etc.

1897

“Ancora” – the steam factory for producing candies

Weissenberg, S.

Candies

1897

“Siretul”, Factory of gaseous water

Gradea, I. M., Cooperative company

Gaseous water and lemonade

1897

Textile factory

Morfi F. And Apostolidis, M.

Cotton, wool, hemp and flex textiles

1898

“Westfalia”. Factory of wire and nails

Rentzig, H.

Iron nails and wires

1898

The Factory of bricks

Mattiolli and Co.

Bricks

1900

The factory of cement slabs, mosaics, and artistic works

Mattioli G. and Co.

Cement slabs, mosaics, cement pipes, etc.

1900

The company for the exploitation of electrical tramways

Vandertaelen, Victor

Electricity for tramways

1900

“Galaţi” Bread factory

Cooperative company

Bread, loaves and ship biscuits

1900

The Flour Factory, formerly Millas

Wheat flour

1902

“Luna” – Romanian soap factory

Rosentstein, M.

Soap

1904

The naval shipyard “G. Fernic & Co.”

Fernic, G.

Ships, ship repairing

1905

“Etna" The factory of vegetal oils and plaster

Grimberg Brothers & Co., Selmanovici, O.

Oil, plaster

1906

“Butonia”. The first factory of Coros buttons

Schwabb Brothers & Co.

Buttons

1906

The factory of ropes

Loevensohn, Lupu

Ropes

1906

The first factory of champagne

Kohn, M. & Co.

Champagne, wine

1907

“Steaua Română" Oil Refinery

Frisch, Ioseph

Oil

1907

First Romanian Factory of nails and wire

Wolf, Const. & Co.

Nails, wire, iron products

1,000,000 lei (in 1908)

1908

The United factories Konzelmann and Moessner

Dichin, Walter

Soap and candles

1,200,000 lei (in 1908)

1909

Heinrich Juster and A. Haldner Factory of rope

Heinrich, Juster and A. Haldner

Rope


References

Websites:

Archival sources:

Serviciul Judeţean Galaţi al Arhivelor Naţionale (The National Archives, Galaţi Branch), Primăria oraşului Galaţi (The Municipality of Galaţi), files starting with 1831.

Bibliography:

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Codreanu, C., Monografia fabricelor din Galaţi [The Monograph of the Galaţi Factories](Galaţi: Tipografia nouă, 1908).

Descrierea amănunţită a tuturor stabilimentelor industriale din oraşul Galaţi [The Detailed Description of All Industrial Establishment in Galaţi] (Galaţi: Ed. Tipografiei Tim. Nebuneli, 1901).

Mihaly, Emeric and Emeric, “Dezvoltarea industriei alimentare în oraşul Galaţi la începutul secolului al XX-lea” [The Development of the Food Industry in Galaţi at the Beginning of the 20th Century], Danubius, 11–12 (1984–1985).

Mihaly, Emeric and Emeric, “Dezvoltarea industriei morăritului şi panificaţiei în oraşul Galaţi la începutul sec. al XX-lea” [The Development of the Milling and Bread Manufacturing Industry in Galaţi at the Beginning of the 20th Century], Analele Universităţii Galaţi, Ştiinţe sociale si umaniste, 3:1 (1985), 18–21.

Mihâly, Emeric and Şara, “Dezvoltarea industriei oraşului Galaţi în perioada 1859–1878” [The Development of the Industry of Galaţi City during the Period 1857–1878], Studii şi articole de istorie, 9 (1967), 124–138.

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Păltănea, Paul, “Unele ştiri despre economia oraşului Galaţi din a doua jumătate a secolului al XVIII-lea” [Some Information on the Economy of Galaţi Town in the Second Half of the 18th Century], Cercetări istorice, 4 (1973), 161–175.

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Tatu, Tudose, Istoria trudită a fabricelor uitate [The History of Forgotten Factories] (Galaţi: Patronatul Fabricilor Mici şi Mijlocii, 2008).

Tatu, Tudose, Pohrib, Adrian, Industriaşi şi comercianţi gălăţeni, harnici şi de temut, mărci de fabrici şi de comerţ (1890–1940) [Industrialists and Traders from Galaţi, Dilligent and Fearsome, Industry and Trade Marks (1890–1940)] (Galaţi: Patronatul Întreprinderilor Mici şi Mijlocii, 2013).

Toderaşcu, Ion, “Construcţii navale la şantierul din Galaţi în ultimul sfert al secolului al XVIII-lea” [Naval Constructions at Galaţi Shipyard from the Last Quarter of the 18th Century], Danubius, 2–3 (1969) 95–110.

Toderaşcu, Ion, “Din activitatea şantierului naval Galaţi în prima jumătate a secolului al XIX-lea” [The Activity of Galaţi Shipyard in the First Half of the 19th Century], Analele Ştiinţifice ale Universităţii din Iaşi, sect. III, History, 16:1 (1970).

Toderaşcu, Ion, “Informaţii noi privind şantierul din Galaţi (sfârşitul secolului al XVIII-lea – prima jumătate a secolului al XIX-lea” [New Information Regarding the Galaţi Shipyard (the End of the 18th – the First Half of the 19th Centuries], Anuarul Institutului de Istorie şi Arheologie din Iaşi, 9 (1972).

Verbiceanu, Marius, Monografia industriei şi comerţului oraşului Galaţi. Studiu economic şi istoric [The Monograph of the Industry and Trade in the City of Galaţi] (Galaţi: s.e., 1938).


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