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Shenango opened in 1909 but struggled for financial stability for at least a decade.
The company purchased nearby New Castle Pottery and then relocated to its plant and headquarters.
They also ran porcelain trials researching a vitrified fine china dinnerware product.
They abandoned this idea only because of the Depression of the 1930’s.
Walking by the kilns, through the Decorating Department, Gold Room, Design Department, everywhere were ghosts, and the sounds of working people making something not only beautiful but useful. One of his innovations was having raw feldspar shipped directly to the plant and ground there.