Bryan Steam LLC hosted an open house in August for its employees, North American representatives, vendors and local and state dignitaries to celebrate its 100th year in business. Over 300 guests attended the event, with representatives from over 60% of the United States. Presentations were given by speakers from the Boilermaker’s Union, the City of Peru, Miami County Economic Council, Indiana State House of Representatives, Governor’s office and both Houses of Congress.
Guests also enjoyed plant tours, a golf outing and excellent food, including a cake in the shape of a Bryan Boiler.
Bryan Steam, originators of the “Flexible Water Tube” design, was founded in 1916 as the Bryan Harvester Company by George Bryan, the company began by producing cars and steam powered tractors. In 1922, the company stopped such production after the rise of the gasoline engine. Bryan Harvester then refined and marketed the bent water tube boiler that had powered the steam-powered vehicles and became Bryan Steam LLC.
Today, Bryan Steam offers a broad range of boilers to meet customer needs including gas, oil and gas/oil fired boilers, as well as electric, condensing, Low NOx and knockdown boilers. The “Flexible Water Tube” design provides fast, natural internal circulation for maximum heat transfer and operating efficiency. Bryan Steam also manufactures indirect water heaters, pool heaters, feed systems and related equipment and accessories.