The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 2, 1957 · Page 20
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 20

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 2, 1957
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w ALGONA, IOWA Dl SIR IB USCO P E Manufactured In Aigona by Weidenhoff Corporation The instrument shown above is a Distribuscope. In operation it shows an electrical picture of the action of an ignition distributor exactly as it exists. SUBSIDIARY OF It's ur First As A Member of * A Manufacturing "Family" Known One year ago, on May 1,1956, an event of significance to this community and this company took place. On that date, substantially all of the assets of Jos. Weidenhoff, Inc. here, long-established as a manufacturer of automotive testing equipment, were acquired by Weidenhoff Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Snap-on Tools Corporation, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Since that important date, Weidenhoff Corporation in Algona, Iowa, has been engaged in the manufacture and distribution of automotive testing equipment. Four of our products are pictured on these pages. During this past year of operations, the augmented staff of the Weidenhoff Corporation - in research, production, and marketing - to- gther with augmented finances, ha ve resulted in a modest but sound record of achievement for the comp any. Assisting measurably in this GENERATOR REGULATOR TACH-PWELL METER Manufactured In Algona by Wfidtnheff Corporation Th» 0» 0 ulotor t^ter and combination ta ch 0 meter-dw«U meter fhewn in the picture above ore used in engine fwne'Wp work. . ,As we'/ d manufacturing corporation, pause momentarily for the observance of our first anniversary year, tendency is to dwell less on what is past and more on what lies ahead. That, of course, is the mark of any forward-looking organiration — whether it-be a manufacturing company, a retail establishment, a distributing firm, a builder, a church, a school;' .' '"1 .' • ''I'-'. . ,i( ':'•'. i In our own field — that of designing and producing electronic testing equip- mertfc*- developments have taken a* broad and distinct step into the future, In the manufacturing field as a whole, as is generally known, intensive research and accelerated standards of perfection are in varied ways signaling to all of us the advent of a greater, more interesting .future than heretofore known. These developments, in our field as well as in the many others of manufacf turinej production, call for an equally increased "production of talent" . , . people equipped by education, training and natural ability to carry forward the work, Young people of such caliber, especially, a 'e soraly needed. It has been suggested that a solutioi to this question of supplying the demand for "talent" lies to a large extent in high school training, The demand for qualified cpllegs graduates today far efxceech the supply - and this situation, it appears, places an added obligation on our hiqh school curriculums. A young man, WEIDENHOFF

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