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Manufacturers Index - Wright Engineering & Supply Co.

Wright Engineering & Supply Co.
Denver, CO, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery

History
Last Modified: Sep 4 2014 1:35PM by Jeff_Joslin
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This company apparently made a small jointer and tablesaw during the post-war period. They had made stamped metal parts during the war effort. Surviving machines from this maker are rare but not unheard of.


Advertisement from the December 1948 "Popular Mechanics"

Information Sources

  • Thanks to Brian Kachadurian for reporting this maker to us. Brian's source is a 1949 issue of Popular Mechanics that lists woodworking machinery manufacturers. One listing is, "Wright Engineering & Supply Co. / 1300 S. Bannock St, Denver 10, Colorado. / 6"-jointer, 10"-tilt arbor saw".
  • The Heritage Research Center, Ltd. site lists "Wright Engineering Supply Co" as a maker of "stamped metal products" for "fuze setters and spare parts, 5-inch 38 cal".
  • The ibiblio site's page on US Navy activities during World War II lists a "Navy Cost Inspector, Wright Engineering & Supply Co." in Denver.
  • The only information revealed by a web search are the above-mentioned war activities.
  • A patent search did not reveal any patents assigned to this maker.