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Oral history interview with Jerrold E. Landon, 1975

Creator: Landon, Jerrold E.
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 48 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Vice president and general manager.

Scope and Contents

Education; work for White Cap, subsidiary of Continental Can; engineering and research work on twist-off cap; esprit de corps; liaison between White Cap and Overseas Division of Continental Can; status of licensing programs 1958; White Cap affiliation with Wallis Tin Stamping Company; European closures; advance of metal can usage over glass containers; technical service engineering; preparing operating manuals; liaison with European glass companies; expansion of license programs; Brazil and flexible packaging; change of status of Continental Can's international operations in the 1960s; equity positions in foreign-owned companies; sale of Continental Can machinery abroad; pros and cons of business deals with the communists.


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