American Brass Company

The American Brass Company was an American brass manufacturing company based in Connecticut and active from 1893 to 1960. The company's predecessors were the Wolcottville Brass Company and the Ansonia Brass and Battery Company. It was the first large brass manufacturing firm in the United States, and for much of its existence was the largest brass manufacturer in the country. It was purchased by the Anaconda Copper Company in 1922, and merged into Anaconda's other brass manufacturing concerns (losing its identity and name in the process) in 1960.

A modern company known as Ansonia Copper & Brass shares the name of the original firm, but is not related to it through any corporate history.

Read more about American Brass CompanyEarly History, Formation of American Brass Co., Purchase and Dissolution By Anaconda Copper Co., Post-Anaconda Ownership

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... In 1977, Anaconda American Brass was acquired by the Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) ... After years of declining profits, ARCO sold American Brass to the Buffalo Brass Company ... American Brass profits increased, and in 1990, it was acquired by the Finnish Outokumpu Oyj Mining Company ...

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