Friday, October 27, 2017
Napco and Norcrest Imports
National Potteries Corporation AKA Napco originated in 1938 Bedford, OH
Moved to Florida in 1984 concentrating on floral items.
Family owned business of the Naito family of Portland, OR. Incorporated in 1958 as Norcrest China Company.
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