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Oral history interview with Fred S. Hinkle, 1975

Creator: Hinkle, Fred S.
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 109 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Assistant sales manager.

Scope and Contents

Paper bag sales; specialty bags; burlap, cotton vs. multiwall paper bag construction; history of Betner Bag Company; pioneer paper products; research for Electrolux; Betner acquisitions, diversification; Betner sales force; heat seal and cellophane bags; military packaging work, World War II and Korean War; Betner and Shellmar merger with Continental Can; consolidation of flexible packaging facilities; Texas labor situation, plant closure; Paoli, Mt. Vernon plant sites; duties as sales manager.


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