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E. W. Bliss Co

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1893. Embossing Press at the 1893 Chicago International Exhibition.
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of Derby.

Presumably established as the British subsidiary of the E W Bliss Co of Brooklyn, N.Y., USA.

of 8 Pocock Street, Blackfriars Road, London, SE1. (1938) Also: Norwich Union Chambers, Congreve Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Waterloo 6151. Telegraphic Address: "Blissdon, Sedist, London"

1867 Company founded in the USA.

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Power Presses, Automatic Feeds, Automatic Presses, Thread Rolling Machinery. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.519)

1940 Can making machinery.

1940 Private company.

1961 Manufacturers of power presses and canning machines. 460 employees.[1]

1981 Was part of Gulf and Western Industries.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Engineer 1981/06/18
  • 1937 British Industries Fair Advert p602; and p336
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p79
  • AA. [1] Image courtesy of Aviation Ancestry