Newark, the City of Industry; Facts and Figures Concerning the Metropolis of New Jersey

Newark, the City of Industry; Facts and Figures Concerning the Metropolis of New Jersey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...It occupies the largest plant in this country for the production of Patent Colt, producing this leather from the raw to the finished state. This shoe leather is manufactured from Russian colt skins imported for this particular purpose, and a leather is produced, the brilliancy and wearing qualities of which cannot be excelled. The company, in order to supply the large demand for their products, maintains plants throughout this section. The main plant, with a capacity of 1.000 to 1.200 colt ECLIPSE TANNING CO., SUSSEX AVENUE. ECLIPSE TANNING CO., NESBITT STREET. skins per day, consists of twenty-four buildings from two to seven stories each, in the heart of the manufacturing centre of Newark, while just outside the city limits, in Elizabeth, the company operates a Japanning plant covering 12 acres with a capacity of 800 skins per day, and in Rutherford. N. J., it operates a large degreasing plant occupying about two acres. From 500 to 750 people are employed regularly by the firm. The Eclipse Tanning Co. is manufacturer of not only Eclipse Colt, but various other shoe leathers, mcluding Chrome-tanned patent side leather, patent, colored, bright and mat finished calf skins. Branch offices are located in London, Boston, New York, Rochester, Cincinnati, St. Louis and New Orleans. The officers of the company are, Franklin B. Kirkbride, president; James S. Fearon, vice-president; George R. Atkins, secretary and treasurer; I. Ii. Wade, comptroller. The two former gentlemen reside in New York, while the two latter are prominent and wellknown citizens of this city. To meet the demands for a growing business, plans are being prepared for a larger and more modern plant to be soon started. The accompanying cuts give only a fair idea of the vastness...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919297
  • 9781236919298