The Birth of Modern Machining and it’s Impact on Johnston Industrial Supply

Johnston Industrial Supply was founded in October of 1968 by George and Patty Johnston.  That same year, John T. Parsons was the first recipient of the Numerical Control Society’s Joseph Marie Jacquard Award, for outstanding technical contributions.  Parsons is known as the “Father of the Numerical Control Machine.”  The invention of the NC machine sparked the second industrial revolution as well as the growth of Johnston.

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