South Bend Lathe Machinery



 South Bend Lathe Machines

Tampa, Florida:  (Jan 2015)  Arthur Machinery-Florida represents South Bend Lathe machines in the Florida and Puerto Rico market. South Bend Lathe Works was founded in 1906 by the O’Brien twin brothers after they graduated from Purdue University in Indiana.

Within just a quarter of a century, South Bend Lathe Works became the largest manufacturer of precision metalworking lathes in the world with customers in more than 88 countries, and machines which were used in every type of industry including schools, home workshops and large manufacturers. A couple of very famous customers included Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. One of their largest customers are the US Navy and Army as well as many departments of the U.S. Government.

The passion which the O’Brien brothers had when they founded South Bend Lathes continues today, according to their spokes person, they are proud to boast that they have the largest selection of premium quality manual lathes in the world.

Utilizing Meehanite bed castings, Allen Bradley controls, German and Japanese precision made bearings, we make sure that no aspect of the quality is compromised.  Entry level lathes for schools and home shops are available, as well as heavy duty lathes for toolrooms and job shops.  There are still over 100,000 South Bend Lathes in operation

Arthur Machinery offers both sales and service from their 12,000 sf Tech Center in Tampa, FL.

Contact:  Clark Shafer, Sales Coordinator

Arthur Machinery-Florida

5903 Johns Rd., Tampa Florida 33634

813-887-4455,  813-887-4456 F

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