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Thomas Evans & Co.



  • Existence: 1866 (date of establishment) - 1899 (date of dissolution) - 1899


Thomas Evans & Co. was formed in 1869 and became one of the largest producers of glass lamp chimneys (for kerosene lamps). In 1899, Thomas Evans merged with another Pittsburgh-based competitor, the George A. MacBeth Co. The new company, called the MacBeth-Evans Glass Company, was later purchased by Corning Glass Works in 1937.