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AWMI Mid Atlantic Chapter- Tour History of Saw Blades
September 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Disston Precision Products
6795 New State Road
Philadelphia, PA , 19135
Come take a tour of Disston Precision Products. Found in 1840, Henry Disston opened his saw shop in Philadelphia, the name Disston became synonymous with quality products and service to customers. In 1855, Henry Disston made the first crucible saw steel in America. Disston made saw-steel was used to manufacture his hand saws, circular saws, and other metal products. The history of modern saw making’s most notable improvements originated at the Disston Saw Works. Disston employed 8,000 workers a