H. Jørgensens Kemiske Fabriker (H. Jørgensen’s Chemical Factories) was a chemical factory in Copenhagen Denmark. In 1928 it was owned by H. Jørgensen, and based at Vesterbrogade 57 in Copenhagen THey produced Amyl Acetate, Amyl Alcohol, Ferrum Reductum, Hiozin Nursery Powder, Ethyl Chloride etc. Known products Hiozin was a children’s powder
Ruston & Hornsby was established on the September 11th, 1918, when the to companies “Ruston, Proctor and Company” merged with “Richard Hornsby & Sons”. Aero engines 3.000 aero engines were manufactured at the factory during WWI Aeroplanes During the first world war, Ruston & Hornsby was Britain’s largest manufacturer of Sopwith Camel biplanes for the […]
The engine factory Bukh was established by Jens Bukh and Johannes Gry, in the Danish town Hørve in 1904. After WWII they began manufacturing tractors. They began with manufacturing stationary diesel engines for industrial and farming purposes. In 1915 the factory was moved to the port city Kalundborg, where they became neighbours to Kalundborg Boatyard.They […]
Today margarine is primarily made from vegetable oil, but for a long time after the invention in 1869, it was made of a mixture of bovine fat, skimmed milk and water. ften made by vegatabile oil Europe Denmark Kronborg Margarine factory Otto Mønsted
The Potter Drug and Chemical Company was established in 1865, and is best known for it’s antibacterial Cuticura soap, that still can be bought today. The Soap Factory was based in Boston, Massachusetts, and has now changed it’s name to Culticura Soap.
A series of ticket manufacturers have made tickets for anything from buses to museums. Often these manufacturers also made the machines that stamped and dispensed the tickets. Bell Punch Company Bireka
Manufacturing companies have manufactured anything from toys to space rockets, spoons to suspension bridges. Denmark Dansk Aluminium Industi Illinois, USA Bates & Rogers Manufacturing Co. Bates & Rogers Manufacturing Co. built a series of railway bridges and tunnels. Indiana, USA Deterling Manufacturing Company Deterling Manufacturing Company built “Talking machines” in Indiana.
The Blue Bird Body Company was established in 1932 in Fort Valley, Georgia, but started a few years earlier, in the Perry, Georgia Ford Dealership, where Albert Luce sold a Ford T with a wooden bus body to a customer in 1925. Unfortunately the bus wasn’t built for the rural roads in Georgia, so it […]
In the 19th century biscuit factories could be found everywhere. Some large, some small. Today most of them have disappeared. Denmark Jensen & Møller Biscuit Factory England Fortts
Many tyre manufacturers started producing massive rubber rings for wagons, before evolving into pneumatic tyres as those we use today. Europe England Avon North America USA Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was founded by Harvey Firestone in 1900.