Campbell Hausfeld

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Campbell Hausfeld
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryConsumer products
Founded1836
FoundersJames Campbell
William Campbell
Joseph Hausfeld
HeadquartersHarrison, Ohio
ProductsAir compressors, spray guns and related equipment
ParentBerkshire Hathaway

Campbell Hausfeld is a manufacturer of consumer, industrial, and commercial grade, low priced air compressors and related products, based in Harrison, Ohio. It is a major subsidiary of the Marmon Group which in turn is part of Berkshire Hathaway.[1] It is one of the oldest companies in Ohio.[1]

History

The company was founded in 1836 and manufactured farm equipment. In 1940 it acquired Joseph Hausfeld's company which was the manufacturer of an air-compressor called Pressure King and was renamed Campbell-Hausfeld.[1] In 1971 Campbell Hausfeld was acquired by Scott Fetzer.[1] In 2015 the company was acquired by The Marmon Group. The company also manufactures air tools, painting systems, winches, generators, pressure washers, and spray guns.[1][2][3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e The Warren Buffett CEO: Secrets from the Berkshire Hathaway Managers Author Robert P. Miles ISBN 0-471-43045-5, ISBN 978-0-471-43045-2 John Wiley and Sons, 2003 432 pages p.276
  2. ^ Spray Finishing and Other Techniques By Fine Woodworking p.57
  3. ^ The essential Buffett: timeless principles for the new economy Author Robert G. Hagstrom Publisher John Wiley and Sons, 2001 ISBN 0-471-38979-X, 9780471389798 p.38 283 pages

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