Staying Power: Thompson Enamel of Bellevue, Ky. is unique in its field since 1890

BELLEVUE, Ky. - This is a business that's been around the block, starting in 1890. With roots in Chicago, Thompson Enamel is one of the oldest glass manufacturing companies in the nation.

Q & A with Tom Ellis, product technician. Ellis is instructor for the foundation's enamel workshops and editor of "Glass on Metal" magazine.

1. Who are your customers?

Our customers are local, national and international. They include car, truck and motorcycle emblem manufacturers, pin and badge manufacturers -- including military insignia -- fused art glass studios, school and university art departments, enamel artists, hobbyists and some industrial applications.


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