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.
- 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 ...