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J. T. Huber & Co. Kitchener
Bef 1886 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Birth  Bef 1886 
    Gender  Unknown 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I21  Businesses
    Last Modified  7 Sep 2012 

  • Notes 
    • J.T. Huber & Co., manufacturers of Patent Compressed Insoles, Upholsterers' Wool Batting and Flock - The manufacturing industries of Berlin are varied in character and important in extent, and aid materially in developing the commercial prosperity of the town. Among the number of prominent specialties may be mentioned that conducted by J.T. Huber & Co., manufacturers of patent compressed insoles, upholsterers' wool batting and flock. The present firm succeeded Mr. George H. Nelson two years ago, and putting fresh life and vigor into the enterprise, are increasing the business weekly. The premises occupied, which are located near the Grand Trunk Railway station, are 50x100 feet in dimensions and two stories in height, where employment is furnished to 20 skillful workmen. The machinery used is all of the latest and most improved designs, consisting of carding and batting machines, pickers, etc., which are operated by a 30-horse power steam engine with boiler of 40-horse power. The product of the works is sold throughout the entire of Canada to shoe manufacturers, upholsterers and cabinet makers, amongst whom it is in active demand. Mr. Huber is always on the lookout for improvements, and is constantly adding to his reputation for the excellent quality of material manufactured by him, which is the cause of his constantly growing trade.1a

      1aIndustries of Canada Historcial and Commercial Sketches Hamilton and Environs 1886