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Scientist or institution: Estabanell y Pahísa, S.A.
Repository institution: Arxiu Nacional de Catalunya
Keywords: Engineering
Period covered: 1894-1989
Additional information:

In 1877 the company was known as Vila Estabanell and Company, Roda. This name became, in 1879 in Vila, and Estabanell Pahisa, which established a factory in Centelles (Barcelona). Later the name changed again Estabanell and Company in 1896 and took the name of Estabanell and Pahisa. Society in partnerships. To solve the problems of energy supply in 1910 launched three waterfalls in the upper part of the river Ter, including Ripoll and Sant Pau de Seguries (Ripollès) to provide power their factories. It became a major producer of electricity, the energy transported from kilometers away and seized power line to sell it to people on the trail. In 1927, Estabanell Pahisa and is transformed into joint-stock company with capital of 10 million pesetas.


Administrative documentation
Thecnical Documentation

Approximate volume: 35 ml