Manufacturer Notes: Fairmont Bottle CompanyFAIRMONT BOTTLE COMPANY.—(Resident.)
Charter Issued October 24, 1906 ; charter expires October 22, 1958.
Principal office—Fairmont, W. Va.
Purpose—The objects and purposes for which this corporation Ib formed are as follows: For the purpose of manufacturing, buying, selling and dealing In glass and glassware in any and all of their various kinds and branches, Including bottles, fruit jars, plain, ornamental and decorated glass and glassware, and all other kinds, forms and character of glass and glassware ; for the purpose of manufacturing, dealing in and selling moulds, tools and other machinery, devices and appliances used and required in and about the manufacture of glass and glassware; for the purpose of owning, leasing, or otherwise acquiring, real estate and the erection and placing thereon of the necessary buildings, machinery, equipment and appliances used in and about the manufacture of glass and glassware ; for the purpose of acquiring and holding machinery and property suitable and necessary for manufacturing glass and glassware; for the purpose of buying, selling and dealing in merchandise, either at wholesale or retail ; and for the purpose of doing and transacting such other business as is necessary or required In and about manufacturing, selling and dealing in glass and glassware.
Capital stock—Authorized, $44,000; par value shares, $100; subscribed, $500; paid in. $50.
Stockholders—The names, post office addresses, and the number of shares of stock subscribed for by each, are as follows :
James O. Watson, Fairmont, W. Va., 1 share; J. C. Hall, Fairmont, W. Va., 1 share; John O. Morgan, Fairmont, W. Va., 1 share; C. H. Jenkins, Fairmont. W. Va., 1 share ; Thos. F. Robey, Fairmont, W. Va , 1 share. Total number of shares, 5.
This company desires to hold sufficient real estate for its corporate purposes, but in no event to exceed ten acres.
West Virginia Corporation Report of Secretary of State March 4, 1905 To March 1, 1907, (Charleston, Crossman Printing Company, 1907)
Name of Establishment. | Location | Industry | Weeks in Operation in 1907 | Number Employed |
Males Females Total
Fairmount Bottle Co. ..... | Fairmont...|Mfr. bottles ......| 40 | 60 | ..... | 60 |
Barton, I. V.; Ninth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor of West Virginia 1907-1908 (Charleston, Tribune Printing Company, 1908)
The Fairmont Bottle Company has received an order to manufacture 1,152,000 milk bottles.
The Daily Courier (Connellsville, Pennsylvania) August 24, 1909
Name of Establishment. | Location | Industry | Weeks in Operation in 1913 | Number Employed |
Males Females Total
Fairmount Bottle Co. ..... | Fairmont...|Bottles ......| 43 | 65 | ..... | 65 |
Directory of Manufactories, Public Utilities and contractors of West Virginia.
SAND, GLASS, AND CLAY
Fairmont Bottle Co., Fairmont, W. Va.
Nightingale, J. H.; Twelfth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor of West Virginia 1913-1914 (Charleston, Tribune Printing Company, 1914)
Fairmont Bottle Company.—This is Fairmont's oldest glass factory and it is located in the southwest portion of the city. According to Robert Johns. Manager, the head office if at Fairmont, and the plant was established in 1892. It makes both flint glass bottles and jars. Its specialty is milk bottles. The ware is both hand and machine blown. Teeple and Johnson machines are used; capacity, 4 carloads weekly. The sand comes from Berkeley Springs, Morgan county, and from Hancock, Md., the lime from Ohio (that from Martinsburg, W. Va., being considered too dark for the purpose), and the soda, from Michigan. Employment is furnished for 50 to 60 persons, 30 of whom are skilled workers.
Hennen, Ray V.; West Virginia Geological Survey Marion, Monongalia and Taylor Counties (Wheeling, Wheeling News Litho. Co., 1913)
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