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Oral history interview with Charles B. Hayes [electronic resource], 1975

Creator: Hayes, Charles B.
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

General Manager, Manufacturing.

Scope and Contents

Family and educational background; Newark in 1920s; mines in World War II; detailed history of White Cap Company from 1932; Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, Continental Can's decision to acquire; development of Wheeling Closures Corporation; development of twist-off cap, early 1950s, tamper-proof and press-seal pharmaceutical caps; problems with baby food packaging, 1945-50; decentralization of Continental Can's divisions; unionization; production of vacuum closures in bulk.


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