The company was founded in 1788 by a renowned British Engineer William Jessop. It was before called Breen & Company.
It was the first company to build the first iron bridge in India at Lucknow and the famous Howrah Bridge in West Bengal.
It is the oldest engineering company in the east of Suez manufactures is now into third century operation and currently under a private sector management.
They are into hardcore engineering and have structured industrial buildings, cranes, passenger coaches, wagons, diesel road rollers and so many.
The greatest achievement of this company is to bring up the first steamed boats in Indian waters. Now the company is acquired by the Ruia group.