The Weatherhead companies historical information has been difficult to acquire
during our research. Patent documents are available prior to WWII and after 1969.
Newspaper archives reveal little information in our research.Your input would be
1919 Albert J. Weatherhead JR. began his business , primary products were
1930’s Many patents granted for hydraulic brake fittings.
1933 The company is incorporated and registers the W Trademark.
1940’s Weatherhead produced many aircraft parts for WWII.
1956 Aluminium air craft parts produced.
1957 Aeroquip grants rights to Weatherhead to manufacture the “Super Gem”
reusable hose coupling for Aeroquip.
1966 Albert J. Weatherhead JR. dies.
1969 Coll O Crimp system begins to take form. See original crimper patent #3,720,088A.
1977 Dana Corporation purchases Weatherhead.
2002 Dana Corporation sold to Eaton.