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Oral history interview with George E. Prokupek [electronic resource], 1975

Creator: Prokupek, George E.
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

Chemical engineer.

Scope and Contents

Family and educational background; recycling of waste paper; northern vs. southern paper mills; boxboard manufacture; Robert Gair Company management and investment policies; merger of Gair and Continental Can; environmentalist and profit influences on Continental Can decision on boxboard mills; sale and leasing of paper mills and effect on employees; personnel incentives and inter-mill organization.


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