Engel, Ed
December 2001
Inc.;Dec2001, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p36
Features Verdin Co., a fifth generation family business that produces clocks, bells, clock towers, glockenspiels, and digital electronic carillons. History of the company; customers of the company.


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