Bolton Emerson Americas: Stokvis Edera

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier2 Comments

A quick search on Stokvis Edera & Co., Inc. returned practically no results. I found a patent for one of their milling machines, and a mention in the classifieds section of a Popular Mechanics magazine from April 6, 1957 (a year before I was born, to the day!). But here it is in action. A …

Bolton Emerson Americas: Tool Crib

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier1 Comment

I have a number of shots lined up for the next couple of weeks that feature some pretty big, pretty cool pieces of equipment. But I also have a number of shots that just capture the mood and the sense of nostalgia you feel when you walk through this facility. This is one of them. …

Bolton Emerson Americas: Control

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier1 Comment

For today’s Machine Shop image, I focussed on this controller. I believe it controls one of the hydraulic booms that lifts material to and from the huge boring machines that line one side of the main building. The gigantic boring machines mill and grind, with precision, the really big parts of the pulping machines produced …

Bolton Emerson Americas: Long View

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When I walked onto the main production floor of Bolton Emerson Americas, this was the first shot I actually “saw.” There was plenty to shoot before I saw this, but sensory overload hit me when I walked in. My head was pivoting back and forth trying to focus on something. I saw this barrel of …

Bolton Emerson Americas: Punching In

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier4 Comments

Grab your time card and punch in. Your shift at Bolton Emerson Americas, Inc. starts now. And, at the risk of violating countless labor laws, doesn’t end until I say it does. Bolton Emerson Americas, Inc. is a machine shop that has been manufacturing and maintaining machinery for the paper industry since 1935. They make …