MANUFACTURING: NEW STICKUM

In 1844 Andrew Dennison, a Brunswick, Me. cobbler, found the shoe business heavy going. His eldest son Aaron, a Boston jeweler, suggested that he try making paper forms for jewelers' boxes. Soon this side line was giving crusty Andrew Dennison a tidy living and in 1855 he sold the enterprise to another son, Eliphalet Whorff Dennison, for $9,000. From this humble beginning eventually sprang Dennison Manufacturing Co. of Framingham, Mass., today the leading U. S. paper converter, with $10,400,000 in assets and 1938 sales of $12,528,000 from a line of 9,000 items including crepe paper, tags, paper boxes, seals,...

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