A Classification of American Wealth
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Page entitled : Competitors of Consolidated Steel & Wire

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The major competitors of the Consolidated Steel and Wire Co, Washburn & Moen, Cleveland Rolling Mill, New Castle Wire Nail Co and Oliver Wire Co 

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... The company became a large producer of wire and rod products and a large supplier to the steel wire industry. In 1871, the Chisholms set up the Union Steel Screw Company to manufacture steel screws (a novelty), nails and tacks. And as mentioned earlier, together with the Baackes brothers, they also started the H.P. Nail Company in 1878 to produce wire nails  ...


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