The First Twenty Years; A History of the Growth and Development of the American Rolling Mill Company, Middletown, Ohio, Beginning 1901 and Ending 1922
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...centers. In addition to Armco's efforts, the Armco standard is being carried abroad by other American companies: The Dixie Culvert & Metal Company, of Atlanta, Georgia, tells the story of "Armco" Ingot Iron Culverts and Flumes through Central America, the West Indies, Colombia and Venezuela. On the Pacific Coast, the California Corrugated Culvert Company is the fountain head of an energetic campaign for culverts and flumes of "Armco" Ingot Iron that takes in China, the Malay Peninsula, India, the Dutch East Indies, Australasia, the Islands of the Pacific, the west coast of South America and Mexico. Barge Lined With "armco" Ingot Iron, Constructed In Holland, For Dutch East Indies The value of Armco's high ideals in material and policies has shown most strikingly in the building up of its overseas organization. Quality products and quality policies appeal to quality men, and the volunteers who have enlisted under the Armco banner in every clime and on every continent, are of unusual caliber. The individual histories of the various members of the Armco overseas family contain many items of interest, only a few of which can be mentioned. The Armco Brazilian branch has lived through some trying days. During the first year of its career this office succeeded beyond expectations; substantial orders for Armco culverts were placed with the leading Brazilian railways. In late 1912 a well-known Brazilian engineer of splendid ability and character found in Armco, principles and policies in accord with his own ideals and joined our staff as joint manager of the Rio branch. In 1913 an erecting plant was installed at Pont do Caju, on Rio Harbor, so that the Armco culverts might be made locally to eliminate the expensive ocean...
- Paperback | 86 pages
- 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
- 26 Jun 2012
- Miami Fl, United States
- Illustrations, black and white