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Old Chester, PA: Business
|Picture||Business Name||Location||Owner/Operator||Dates of Operation||Comments:|
|Bilmar Industrial Products||W. 6th St. between Highland & Hayes||Joe
|c. 1961 - Present||"Bilmar Industrial Products, started about 1961 by my grandfather Joe Marchlik and partner Bill Bridge, the "Bil-" in "Bilmar". Joe formerly worked for John Bridge & Sons. My uncle John Marchlik still runs it at its original location on West 6th St., between Highland & Hayes."
|John Bridge Sons, Inc.||9th & Pennell St.
|Gary Watkins||1880 - Present (2006)||"My name is Gary Watkins owner and great grandson of John Bridge Sons Inc. The company established in 1880 and still operating today at the Pennell Street location.
Originally a manufacture of Leather products now target the industrial mechanical power transmission and material handling business."
|Fisher Tank||4th & Booth St.||Joseph B.
Fisher, founder (d. 12/11/2004)
Some known employees:
Richard (Dick) Lyons, truck driver, (1970-1998)
|1948 - Present||"My
Dad was a truck driver there for 30 yrs. I think they are just a steel
industry now. I know they have a welding dept. and they are all about
steel to build the tanks (like at Sun). After my Dad retired 4 yrs ago,
they did away with the truck drivers."
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This page last updated 12/31/05