Register :: Login
Manufacturers Index - B. C. Ames Co.
Last Modified: Oct 24 2016 6:27PM by krucker
If you have information to add to this entry, please contact the Site Historian.
From 1913-01-02 American Machinist

The B. C. Ames Co. was founded in 1901 by Bliss C. Ames as a successor to Alcorn & Ames. He started with small bench lathes and added a line of small milling machines in 1905. The company closed in 1946.  At some point in time, the company also went under the name Ames Precision Machine Works.

Information Sources

  • American Milling Machine Builders: 1820-1920 by Kenneth L. Cope, 2007 page 6
  • The Massachusetts corporate registry database lists this company's first registration as 1922-06-26.
  • Undated bulletin indicates company name as Ames Precision Machine Works, Waltham 54, Mass., USA.