In September 1892, an inventor and manufacturer named Gustav Wiedeke began a small manufacturing business in a modest building at the rear of his Dayton, Ohio home. Today, over 100 years later. Elliott Tool Technologies Ltd. is the result of Mr. Wiedeke’s efforts.
The Wiedeke business continued to operate as a family enterprise for the next 32 years. By this time, Wiedeke products had earned a worldwide reputation for excellence in the industries they served. Wiedeke tools were innovative enough to be covered by various patents and trademarks.
In 1916, William Elliott also recognized the need and opportunity in the industry for efficient tube cleaning equipment. Operating plants in both Ohio and Pennsylvania, the company eventually became known as the Elliott Company. By the late 1960’s, Elliott Company also enjoyed a worldwide reputation for its cleaning and turbomachinery products. And in 1969, acquired the Gustav Wiedeke Company.
This is the oldest known photograph of the employees of the Gustav Wiedeke Company, Predecessor of the Elliott Company in Ohio. It was probably taken around 1906. Gustav Wiedeke, Jr., in vest, second from right.
Today we are a private company known as Elliott Tool Technologies, boasting self directed work teams, exceptional customer service and a continued commitment to produce tube tools of which Gustav Wiedeke and William Swan Elliott would be proud.
Experts in the tool and metal finishing offering combined experience of:
105 years in engineering
120 years in sales