D. M. Steward Mfg. compelled to increase force of workmen

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Electrical World

New York, NY, United States
vol. 9, no. 7, p. 83, col. 3


WESTERN NOTES.


BRANCH OFFICE OF THE ELECTRICAL WORLD

CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 1887.

The D. M. Steward Manufacturing Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, have been compelled to increase their force of workmen more than threefold during the last six mouths, and have added a number of new pieces of machinery during that time. They are very much behind their orders for their patent lava insulator. These insulators are in use by some of the largest electric light companies in the country. They are filling an order for one company alone at the rate of four hundred insulators per day. At a recent test by a competent electrician these insulators stood a heat test of 3600 deg