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Manufacturers Index - Burke Machine Tool Co.

Burke Machine Tool Co.
Cleveland, OH; Conneaut, OH; Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery

Last Modified: Sep 16 2019 10:02AM by Mark Stansbury
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Founded in 1903 by George H. Burke as Burke Machinery Co., the firm moved to Conneaut, OH in 1910 and changed names in 1911 to Burke Machine Tool Co. It was taken over in 1948 by Smith & Mills Co.

They were also known as U.S.-Burke Machine Tool Co. Better known for their inexpensive Millrite milling machines, they also made an early machinists' drill press.

From 1916-12-28 Canadian Machinery

State records show the name was registered on 24 October 1911 and de-registered on 30 December 1948.

Information Sources

    American Milling Machine Builders: 1820-1920 by Kenneth L. Cope, 2007, page 60