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Manufacturers Index - Modern Machine Tool Co.
Last Modified: Jan 25 2017 4:26PM by Jeff_Joslin
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Modern Machine Tool Co. was founded in 1916. They are still in business and specialize in lathe-type cutoff machines as well as feeders for tube, pipe, rod and bar stock.

Information Sources

  • According to the November 1913 issue of Machinery, there was a Modern Machine Tool Company of Cincinnati that made turret lathes.
  • The June 1922 edition of the American Machine & Tool Record
    From Modern Machine Tool Co., Jackson, Mich., has taken over from the Sprague-Hayes Mfg. Co., of Detroit, Mich., the manufacture of a special combination table and vise for use on drilling machines. This device will now be manufactured by the Modern Machine Tool Co. on a royalty basis, under license from the inventor, George H. Cocks, of Adrian, Mich. With the manufacturing rights the Modern Machine Tool Co. acquired the tools, patterns, jigs, fixtures, etc., and also the stock of raw materials and finished table-vises which the Sprague-Hayes Mfg. Co. had on hand.
  • The December 1922 Machinery had an article on this company's lathe-style cutoff machines.