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Plastic Pioneer Association Interviews - Reel 2, Side 1 (Reference CD 3 and CD 4)

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Collection Creator:
Plastics Pioneers Association  Search this
Disk Reference CD 3-CD 4, Box 1
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Scope and Contents:
Ronald (Chick) Kameak, Albany Billiard Ball Company, Niagara Insulbake Company (plastics division of Albany Billiard Ball Company) -recollections of John Hyatt, applications of celluloid, billiard ball market and industry, organization of the Society of Plastics Industry. C.W Vaunt, Bakelite Company, a division of Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation, general sales manager -milestones in the compression molding industry George Schribner [Scribner?], Bolton Molding Company; Bolton, New Jersey, president -molding Bakelite: development of, demands for, and manufacturing processes R.E. Brannum, Bakelite Corporation, manager of molded material sales -washing machine agitators, new phenolic molding material applications Gordon Brown, Bakelite Corporation, vice president and The Society of Plastics Industry (SPI), president -formation of SPI, use of phenolic materials: phonograph discs, records, aircraft maintenance, development of molders' associations Sandy Brown, Condensite Company -development of caps for collapsible tubes Lionel Canenoff (Canenauve?), Standard Tool Company of Leominster, MA, president and treasurer -die production in the plastics industry, history of Leominster MA, early use of injection molding machines. James S. Wilson, Bestway Products Company, Raway, NJ M+W Company; engineering and development for manufacturing of record industry equipment. -die production processes,automatic injection machines for record production. J.G. Swanson, Independent consultant -Bakelite applications, pencil barrel mold, free-form molding Unidentified speaker: reading Gordon Brown notes -cellulose-esther plastics and their applications, injection molding applications, non-solvent method of manufacturing, tenite acetate and its applications. Donald S. Frederick, PhD, Roman- Hawes Company Interviewed by John R. Lawrence, editor, Plastics World magazine San Diego, CA, February 22, 1968 -personal education at home and abroad, development and application of acrylics, development and application of Plexiglas.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status unknown. No releases exist. Collecion items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply.
Collection Citation:
[Plastic Pioneers Association Interviews, September 18-20, 1968], Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Tape number x.
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