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Oral history interview with Thomas Brady, 1975

Creator: Brady, Thomas
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 76 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Group manager, purchasing.

Scope and Contents

French-English character of Montreal; American influence in Canada; Whittall Can's seasonal packing; merger with Continental Can; new Canadian plants; responsibilities as division purchasing agent; priorities, World War II; tinplate supply; introduction of composite can; acquisition of Gair Company and automotive parts business; growth in beverage canning; boxboard; increase in self-manufacturing by canners; organization of Canadian purchasing functions; autonomy of Canadian operations.

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