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Manufacturers Index - Yuba Power Products, Inc.
History
Last Modified: Mar 7 2011 1:30PM by Jeff_Joslin
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Yuba Power Products, Inc. bought Magna Engineering Corp. in the late 1950s; Magna's had introduced the Shopsmith combination machine some 10 years before.

Yuba Power Products sold the Shopsmith line to some employees, who incorporated under the name Magna American Corp.

Yuba Power Products was a subsidiary of Yuba Consolidated Industries, Inc., which also made some woodworking machinery.

Information Sources

  • Thanks to correspondent James D. Harloff, who reported that his Shopsmith radial arm saw manual—copyright 1959—says that YUBA Power Products, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio was a subsidiary of YUBA Consolidated Industries, Inc.