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The '''Jacobsen Manufacturing Company '''was founded on December 12, 1917 by Knud F. Jacobsen in Racine, Wisconsin. Its industry is turf maintenance equipment and its headquarters were in Racine, Wisconsin (1917-2001), Charlotte, North Carolina (2001-2016) and Augusta, Georgia (2016-present).
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The '''Jacobsen Manufacturing Company '''was founded on December 12, 1917 by Knud F. Jacobsen in Racine, Wisconsin. Its industry is turf maintenance equipment and its headquarters were in Racine, Wisconsin (1917-2001), Charlotte, North Carolina (2001-2016) and Augusta, Georgia (2016-present).
   
 
The company was acquired by the [[Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation]] in 1969 and again by [[Textron, Inc.]] in 1978. In 1998, Jacobsen-Textron was merged with [[Ransomes PLC]], a company recently acquired by Textron, to form Textron Turf Care & Specialty Products. Headquarters for the whole organization were located in Ipswich, England while the Americas division operated from Racine, Wisconsin. In 2000, E-Z-GO Textron was merged into the company, forming Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products.
 
The company was acquired by the [[Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation]] in 1969 and again by [[Textron, Inc.]] in 1978. In 1998, Jacobsen-Textron was merged with [[Ransomes PLC]], a company recently acquired by Textron, to form Textron Turf Care & Specialty Products. Headquarters for the whole organization were located in Ipswich, England while the Americas division operated from Racine, Wisconsin. In 2000, E-Z-GO Textron was merged into the company, forming Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products.
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=== '''<u>COMPANY NAMES</u>''' ===
 
=== '''<u>COMPANY NAMES</u>''' ===
Thor Machine Works (1917-1921)
 
   
 
* Thor Machine Works (1917-1921)
Jacobsen Manufacturing Company (1921-1978)
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* Jacobsen Manufacturing Company (1921-1978)
 
Jacobsen-Textron, Inc. (1978-1998)
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* Jacobsen-Textron, Inc. (1978-1998)
 
* Textron Turf Care & Specialty Products America (1998-2000)
 
Textron Turf Care & Specialty Products America (1998-2000)
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* Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products (2000-2002)
 
* Jacobsen Division (2002-present)[[File:Jacobsen.PNG|thumb|139x139px]]
 
Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products (2000-2002)
 
 
Jacobsen Division (2002-present)[[File:Jacobsen.PNG|thumb|139x139px]]
 
 
=== '''<u>PRODUCTS</u>''' ===
 
=== '''<u>PRODUCTS</u>''' ===
* 4-Acre Power Lawn Mower
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* "4-Acre" Power Lawn Mower
* Jacobsen Lawn Queen Power Mower
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* "Jacobsen Lawn Queen" Power Mower
   
 
=== '''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>''' ===
 
=== '''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>''' ===
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jacobsenmfg.JPG|''Country Life'' (May 1922)
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Jacobsenmfg4.png|''Hardware Age'' (July 15, 1948)
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Jacobsenmfg3.png|''Hardware Age'' (July 15, 1948)
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Jacobsenmfg2.png|''Hardware Age'' (July 22, 1954)
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</gallery>
 
[[Category:Companies founded in 1917]]
 
[[Category:Companies founded in 1917]]
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[[Category:Companies of Wisconsin]]
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[[Category:Companies of Racine, WI.]]
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[[Category:Companies of North Carolina]]
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[[Category:Companies of Charlotte, NC.]]
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[[Category:Companies of Georgia]]
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[[Category:Companies of Atlanta, GA.]]
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[[Category:Lawn Mowers]]

Revision as of 22:33, 22 November 2021

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The Jacobsen Manufacturing Company was founded on December 12, 1917 by Knud F. Jacobsen in Racine, Wisconsin. Its industry is turf maintenance equipment and its headquarters were in Racine, Wisconsin (1917-2001), Charlotte, North Carolina (2001-2016) and Augusta, Georgia (2016-present).

The company was acquired by the Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation in 1969 and again by Textron, Inc. in 1978. In 1998, Jacobsen-Textron was merged with Ransomes PLC, a company recently acquired by Textron, to form Textron Turf Care & Specialty Products. Headquarters for the whole organization were located in Ipswich, England while the Americas division operated from Racine, Wisconsin. In 2000, E-Z-GO Textron was merged into the company, forming Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products.

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SUBSIDIARIES

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PLANTS

  • Racine, Wisconsin (1917-2001)

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COMPANY NAMES

  • Thor Machine Works (1917-1921)
  • Jacobsen Manufacturing Company (1921-1978)
  • Jacobsen-Textron, Inc. (1978-1998)
  • Textron Turf Care & Specialty Products America (1998-2000)
  • Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products (2000-2002)
  • Jacobsen Division (2002-present)
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PRODUCTS

  • "4-Acre" Power Lawn Mower
  • "Jacobsen Lawn Queen" Power Mower

ADVERTISEMENTS