Bolton Emerson Americas: Phil

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier2 Comments

Phil is one of the employees at Bolton Emerson Americas. He was very eager to show me around and tell me about the company. He was working this lathe machine (or is it a milling machine?  I should have paid attention) in the small machine section of the shop one morning I was there. I …

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 …