Advertising and Products 1926-1945

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Client: Swindell Dressler Corporation<br />
Ad Agency: George Ketchum Advertising<br />
Contact: George Ketchum<br />
Product: Swindell Dressler Steel Electric Furnace<br />
Location: Allegheny Steel Plant in Monaca PA.<br />
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Workers collecting a sample to verify batch chemistry. Allegheny Steel (Allegheny Ludlum Steel) was Swindell Dressler's biggest customer for Electric Furnaces. The finest quality steels and alloys are produced in these furnaces. The Electric furnace provides more control of the temperature than other types of furnaces.  <br />
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Swindell Dressler International Company was based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company was founded by Phillip Dressler in 1915 as American Dressler Tunnel Kilns, Inc.  In 1930, American Dressler Tunnel Kilns, Inc., merged with William Swindell and Brothers to form Swindell-Dressler Corporation. The Swindell brothers designed, built, and repaired metallurgical furnaces for the steel and aluminum industries. The new company offered extensive heat-treating capabilities to heavy industry worldwide.