Looking To The Future
In 1934, the same year the first passenger plane arrived in
Jersey, Hettich became a limited liability company and Edwin moved
from town to live in a newly built house above First Tower.
An innovator and always interested in technological
developments, he was the proud owner of one of the first cars on
The shop was one of the earliest to have gas powered electric
lighting. Even with an eye on the future, 'old fashioned'
customer service values have always remained one of Hettich's
In the same year, Antony (Tony) Chinn, son of Edwin's second
daughter Freida and James B Chinn, was born. Having no son
himself, Edwin earmarked Tony to be his successor in the
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