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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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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 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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=== '''<u>SUBSIDIARIES</u>''' ===
 
* [[Johnston Lawn Mower Corporation]] (1940)
 
* [[Johnston Lawn Mower Corporation]] (1940)
 
* [[Standard Manufacturing & Sales Company]] (1948)
 
* [[Standard Manufacturing & Sales Company]] (1948)
 
* [[Worthington Mower Company]] (1945)
 
* [[Worthington Mower Company]] (1945)
 
=== '''PLANTS''' ===
 
* Racine, Wisconsin (1917-2001)
 
 
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=== '''COMPANY NAMES''' ===
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=== '''<u>PLANTS</u>''' ===
 
* Racine, Wisconsin (1917-2001)
 
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=== '''<u>COMPANY NAMES</u>''' ===
 
Thor Machine Works (1917-1921)
 
Thor Machine Works (1917-1921)
   
 
Jacobsen Manufacturing Company (1921-1978)
 
Jacobsen Manufacturing Company (1921-1978)
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Jacobsen-Textron, Inc. (1978-1998)
 
Jacobsen-Textron, Inc. (1978-1998)
   
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Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products (2000-2002)
 
Textron Golf, Turf & Specialty Products (2000-2002)
   
Jacobsen Division (2002-present)
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Jacobsen Division (2002-present)[[File:Jacobsen.PNG|thumb|139x139px]]
 
=== '''<u>PRODUCTS</u>''' ===
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* 4-Acre Power Lawn Mower
 
* Jacobsen Lawn Queen Power Mower
   
=== '''PRODUCTS''' ===
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=== '''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>''' ===
* Jacobsen Lawn Queen Power Mower[[File:Jacobsen.PNG|thumb|139x139px]]
 
 
[[Category:Companies founded in 1917]]
 
[[Category:Companies founded in 1917]]

Revision as of 19:04, 31 August 2020

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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