Mohawk History

Mohawk History

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1998

Mohawk introduced a new line of Digital Papers, optimized for rapidly developing digital printing equipment. The first western regional distribution center opened.

1995

1995 - Introduction of revolutionary Inxwell® process on Mohawk Options followed by Mohawk Navajo in 1996.

1972

The company was bought back by Thomas D. O’Connor, Sr., and other family members.

1970

During the 1970’s and 1980’s, the Cohoes machine was essentially rebuilt, with the addition of high speed metering technology, an on-machine coater, calendering equipment, and a state-of-the-art electric drive.

1969

The company was sold to Riegel Paper Company, which was subsequently taken over by Federal Paperboard.

1950

Throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s, Mohawk built a strong presence in the large Northeast advertising and printing markets that developed in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC.

1946

Mohawk began to develop its first text and cover line, called Mohawk Superfine.

1931

George E. O'Connor, a Waterford lawyer, and grandfather of current President and CEO, Thomas O'Connor, Jr., was appointed receiver and eventually bought the mills under the name Mohawk Papermakers, Inc.

1930

The Frank Gilbert paper Company filed for bankruptcy.

1917

A second paper mill was constructed in Cohoes, just south of the junction of the Erie and Champlain canals.

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