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Manufacturers Index - Cheshire & Greenfield Manufacturing Co.

Cheshire & Greenfield Manufacturing Co.
Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery

Last Modified: Jan 2 2013 10:19PM by Jeff_Joslin
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From the mid-1920s (and perhaps before) until 1932, Cheshire & Greenfield Manufacturing Company made a small tablesaw for the printing trade: a "linotype" saw. The Milwaukee Saw Trimmer Corp. was formed in 1932 and immediately acquired the assets of this firm, continuing to make the "C&G" line of printing saws under the new banner.

Information Sources

  • We learned of this maker from a now-lost discussion in an owwm.org forum.
  • The Printing Trades Blue Book for 1928 lists "PRINTERS' SAWS Cheshire & Greenfield Mfg. Co., 182 E. Clybourn St., Milwaukee."
  • A 1932 edition of Printing carried the following news snippet:
    NEW FIRM Succeeds Cheshire & Greenfield Mfg. Co. MILWAUKEE Saw Trimmer Corporation, a new organization, has purchased the complete line of Cheshire & Greenfield Manufacturing Company's machines, as well as all the equipment ...