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Manufacturers Index - New Britain Machine Co.

New Britain Machine Co.
New Britain, CT, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery, Metal Working Machinery & Steam and Gas Engines

History
Last Modified: Dec 15 2016 3:04PM by Jeff_Joslin
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From September 1912 Wood Craft

In 1887 the J. T. Case Engine Co. was established to build steam engines. Within a few years they faced increasing competition from gas engines and the company and company officials decided that they would shift their focus and in 1895 re-organized as New Britain Machine Co. Under that name they made steam engines for a time, and over the ensuing years a range of products were introduced, including metalworking machinery (screw machines, boring mills, metal lathes) and woodworking machinery (chain mortisers, copy lathes). The company survived until 1990.

From January 1896 Power Magazine

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