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Manufacturers Index - Clausing Lathe Co.

Clausing Lathe Co.
Ottumwa, IA, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery

History
Last Modified: Mar 18 2011 8:25AM by joelr4
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Address (1949 Popular Mechanics): 235 Richmond Ave, Ottumwa, Iowa.

Founded 1931 to make lathe and machine tool accessories. Almost from the beginning they made a small wood-turning lathe, although sales were small. Became very successful making metalworking lathes, especially during the war years. Purchased by Atlas Press Co. in 1950. In 1969, Atlas Press renamed itself to Clausing Corp. to take advantage of Clausing's excellent brand equity.

The history of the Clausing Lathe Co. can be found at Tony Griffiths’ Lathes site.