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Oral history interview with John Henchert [electronic resource], 1975

Creator: Henchert, John
Project: Continental Group project.
(see all project interviews)
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

Director of new products design.

Scope and Contents

Tool and die maker apprenticeship in Austria; emigration to United States; work at American Bridge Company ordnance plant; work for Continental Can on container design and development, packaging design, development of can tops, aerosol valves, soldering equipment; World War II naval munitions contracts; foreign affiliates; tooling standardization throughout Continental Can; responsibility as master mechanic; company management.


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