Incorporated in 1957 by Millard B. Beaver in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Lincoln
specializes in manufacturing 58 models of carton coders and marking devices for
With a penchant for giving customers immediate and accurate service, Mr.
Beaver manufactured his patented T-Flex® rubber type strictly for breweries to
print date codes on labeling equipment. His market quickly expanded into many
facets of the food and beverage industry.
In the early 1960’s, seeing a need for a simple, dependable carton marker, he
developed and patented his T-Flex carton coder. This device, without many
significant changes, is still very popular today.
The company has since developed many different and unique printing devices
for it’s customers over the years, but never lost sight of Mr. Beaver’s ultimate
goal: To give the customer value, prompt service and quality equipment.
For information call Bob Beaver at 1-260-482-8493
DIVISIONS OF LINCOLN CODERS
Mahoney Tool Company
Mahoney Tool made the first prototype carton coder for Lincoln and since then
has produced over 35,000. Incorporated in 1946 by Mr. Tennis Mahoney, MTC was
noted for having much more than just a machine shop.
Highly regarded in the design field, Mr. Mahoney’s shop participated in the
design and prototyping of the first triple-headed well drilling bit, Gruen watch
design, high-speed wire winders, elbows for early space suits, special Braille
writing templates, thread joining devices for knitting mills and much more.
Lincoln purchased MTC in July 1993.
Specializing in short to medium run items and specialty machines. Recent
- VERTICAL MILLING MACHINES
- CNC LATHES
- PRECISION HI-SPEED SPINDLE CNC MILL
Our full service machine shop is prepared to handle your short to medium run
items with quick turn around time at competitive prices. We also offer
computerized CAD capabilities.
- CUSTOM WIRE WINDERS FOR REMINGTON INDUSTRIES
- CARTON CODERS FOR PACKAGING INDUSTRY
- LOW STRESS ELONGATION TESTING EQUIPMENT FOR ESSEX WIRE
- CUSTOM MOLDS FOR CASTING RUBBER FOR INDIANA STAMP
- SPECIALIZED RUBBER TYPE SLITTER FOR UNITED RIBTYPE COMPANY
For more information call Luis deVeyra at