H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company

H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company was founded in 1893 by industrialist Herbert H. Franklin in Syracuse, New York. The company specialized in machine die casting and made small parts such as gears and bearing caps.[1] It was the first company in the world in that enterprise.[2]

H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company
TypeDie-cast Manufacturing
IndustryDie-cast
GenreDie-cast bearings
Founded1893
FounderHerbert H. Franklin
Defunct1934
FateBankruptcy
Headquarters,
United States
Area served
United States
ProductsBearings
Automotive parts
SubsidiariesFranklin Automobile Company
Franklin Die-casting Company

Franklin Manufacturing and its subsidiaries, except its aircraft engine branch, closed in 1934 due to bankruptcy.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Automotive Industries, Volume 26. The Automobile Weekly, The Class Journal Company, New York. N.Y., June, 1912. 1912. Retrieved 2010-07-18.
  2. ^ "From 'Main St.' - The H. H. Franklin Story, pg.17". Marcellus Weekly. Marcellus, New York. August 17, 1988.