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Hampshire Engineering to Move to New Plant
Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA. Wednesday, January 29, 1958.
Donald R. Affhauser, proprietor of Hampshire Engineering Service, soon to be located at 574 Haydenville Rd., Leeds, and staff display fabricated letters made for and by the new plant. Left to right: Mr. Affhauser; Mrs. Carol A. Heon, receptionist; Eugene P. Newman, installation foreman; James E. Taupier, installation mechanic; Robert J. Bacon, installation foreman; Benjamin Kerr, installation mechanic; Robert H. Chestnut, service manager; John George Duensser, shop foreman; Norman A. Charette, assistant service representative, and Edward M. Parks, office manager.
Within the next few. weeks Hampshire Engineering Service specialists in forced warm air heat, air conditioning and sheet metal fabricating, will move from . Its present location at 26 Sumner Ave., Florence, to brand new quarters at 574 Haydenville Rd., Leeds.
Increase in available working area will enable a much more efficient setup and better and more complete organization of all departments. Actual work gained will increase from 594 to about 2,048 sq ft. about 400 sq. ft.
The resultant area gain will permit much more specialization and permit a much wider range of sheet metal fabrication.
An interesting fact to note is that the stainless steel letters part of which are shown above were fabricated by the company itself. In fact, it's name, Hampshire 'Engineering Service, run almost the entire length of the front of the building.
The front portion of the new plant will house a display space of approximately 300 sq. ft., a general and executive area of about 400 sq ft.
Good news to homeowners and those who are thinking about a new heating system is the fact that Hampshire Engineering Service will have on display some of the major cooling and heating units available from the Lennox factory. These units are color styled, can fit into almost any type of area and offer unbeatable comfort.
All sheet metal fabricating done at this plant is made to order and specialized. Everything from relining your favorite bucket to a new stainless steel band to hold your coffee pot together can, and is made, Copper, aluminum and galvanized gutters are available as installation service.