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Manufacturers Index - Newman Machine Co., Inc.
History
Last Modified: Jan 3 2014 5:27PM by Jeff_Joslin
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This company was founded in 1906 by George F. Newman; the first product was a lath mill. Newman purchased Baxter D. Whitney & Son, Inc. in 1955, and still makes industrial planers under the Newman-Whitney name.


Advertisement from the September 1912 issue of "Wood Craft"

Other Information

The Newman section of the VintageMachinery.org wiki contains additional material on Newman, including how to date your Newman machine based on its serial number, plus there is a history of the Newman Machine Company reprinted from the January, 1957, issue of The Wood-Worker.

Information Sources

  • An ad in a 1920 issue of The Wood-Worker shows their tenoning machine and circular resaw.
  • An ad in a 1957 issue of Canadian Woodworker shows their new 10" planer-matcher, which could feed 250' per minute.