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Oral history interview with Kenneth G. Michel, 1975

Creator: Michel, Kenneth G.
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 92 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Manufacturing executive.

Scope and Contents

Impact extruded tubes, cans; development of drawn and wall ironed cans; American Can's interest in plastic tubes; move from American Can to Continental Can; evaluation of Crown operations, 1960s; Bondwares paper, plastic cup development; research and development work on injection, compression and blow molding; flexible packaging products, White Cap; growth of plastic container division; controversial use of PVC and oil in manufacturing plastics; ecological assessment of plastics; Tee-Pak manufacture of edible and non-edible casings; development of soy protein meat extender; Wieniepak; potential for diversified products in Europe; viable plastic containers for carbonated beverages.

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