Waynesboro’s Metz Hollengreen: From Cornell Engineer to Landis Tool CEO


WAYNESBORO- Waynesboro industrialist Milburn A. “Metz” Hollengreen (1903-1983) will be the topic of the round-table discussion of Third Thursday Biography Breakfast (TTBB) at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at Main Street Diner, 1543 E. Main St., Waynesboro. The event is open to the public; but reservations are required, and all attendees must purchase a meal from the restaurant.

A native of Renovo, Hollengreen received a degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University. He then began his career as an engineer with Landis Machine Co., Waynesboro. In 1936, he became assistant general manager of Landis Tool Co., Waynesboro. He served in various leadership posts with Landis Tool before being named president and general manager in 1948. From 1969 until his retirement in 1974, he served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Landis Tool.

For more information or to make reservations, email [email protected] or call 717-762-2006.

TTBB is a study group of Antietam Historical Association (AHA), which was founded in 2006 to interpret the history of the region in Maryland and Pennsylvania drained by Antietam Creek.

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