New Rope Specification Sheet Available From American Manufacturing

American Manufacturing Company, Inc., Lafayette, La., recently published a new detailed rope specification sheet.

The new specification sheet lists one of the highest minimum breaking strengths for a given weight per 100 feet in the entire cordage industry.

American is able to achieve these high strengths through its use of premium grade raw materials, extensive cordage-making skill and know-how, and complete line of state-of-the-art rope-making machines, which give the rope engineers at American Manufacturing Company, Inc. better control and uniformity in the rope making process.

Quality is maintained at Ameri- can Manufacturing Company by its Quality Control Department, which consists of six full-time people whose only job is quality control.

This department is headed by a graduate textile engineer.

American Manufacturing Company, Inc. is one of the largest cordage manufacturers in the U.S. Founded in 1889, its ultramodern mill is located in Lafayette.

The company has an extensive network of rope distribution centers around the country. They are located in Elizabeth, N.J., Jacksonville, Fla., New Orleans, and Lafayette, La., Houston, Texas, Signal Hill (Los Angeles area) and Emeryville, Calif. (San Francisco Area), Seattle, Wash., and St. Louis, Mo.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 27,  Jan 1989

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