Babcock & Wilcox

Babcock and Wilcox was founded in 1867 and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Babcock & Wilcox produced various types of equipment used to contain high temperatures and resist extreme heat. The equipment manufactured by Babcock and Wilcox was primarily used in power generation machinery, such as boiler systems and steam systems. This power generation machinery utilized […]

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Akron Porcelain and Plastics Company

Akron Porcelain and Plastics Company was originally established as Akron Pottery by Edwin H. Merrill and Henry E. Merrill in 1861 at South Main and State Streets in Akron, Ohio. The company was incorporated in 1887, and it manufactured stoneware products. By 1880, Akron pottery began to diversify because traditional pottery and stoneware experienced a […]

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Sealright Company

The Sealright Company, was founded in 1883, by Forrest Weeks as the Oswego Falls pulp and paper company. When Sealright was in operation, it was the largest manufacturer of frozen dairy dessert packaging in North America, which incorporated flexographic printing techniques in the manufacturing process of its packaging materials. Sealright maintained manufacturing facilities in Fulton, […]

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