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Manufacturers Index - Joyce, Cridland & Co.
Last Modified: Oct 31 2019 11:04PM by Mark Stansbury
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Founded in 1874 as Joyce, Cridland & Co. to manufacture lifting jacks, by 1888 they also were making bench vises. In Nov., 1893, the business incorporated as the Joyce-Cridland Co. They were still making vises in 1899. The company name in 2019 is Joyce/Dayton Corp.

Information Sources

  • Garage Journal thread on a Joyce Cridland vise that was sold to the Joyce/Dayton president for their museum, with photos.
  • Archived article by Todd Werts (ToolArchives.com) Joyce Cridland & Co.
  • The Railroad, Telegraph and Steamship Builders' Directory, Railway Directory Publishing Co., 1888, Advertising Register Pg. 27.
  • Seeger and Guernsey's Cyclopædia of the Manufactures and Products of the United States, 1899, Pg. 653.