For the manufacturer of heavy equipment in Lufkin, Texas, see Lufkin Industries .
Lufkin is a brand featuring primarily measurement tools such as calipers , gauges , micrometers , and measuring tapes . Lufkin is currently a brand of Cooper Industries .Lufkin Type none; solely a brand Industry Manufacturing Founded Cleveland, Ohio , USA (1869 [1 ]) Headquarters Houston, Texas , USA Products Professional Hand Tools History
The company was founded by Edward Taylor Lufkin, an American Civil War veteran of the Sixtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry [2 ] in Cleveland, Ohio 1869 [1 ] and was originally named E.T. Lufkin Board and Log Rule Manufacturing Company.The company was acquired in 1967 by Cooper Industries .[ 3] The Lufkin Rule Company plant in Saginaw, Michigan as it was circa 1918. Innovations
Throughout its history Lufkin patented a variety of devices and manufacturing processes.US 149321 , Lufkin, Edward Taylor, "Improvement in Board Measures", issued April 7, 1874 US 272279 , Lufkin, Edward Taylor, "Headed Lumber Rule", issued Feb 13, 1883 US 272892 , Lufkin, Edward Taylor, "Machine for forming and dressing lumber-rules", issued February 27, 1883 References ^ a ... read more