Proud of our past... Secure in our future'
Inductees...  

  Hall of Fame Search:

Recent Articles
 
  John Delmonte - Bio Courtesy of Delsen Labs
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 07/12/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

A bio of John Delmonte provided for publication by John Moylan, President of Delsen Testing Laboratories, Inc.

  John Delmonte - Book Cover Details
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 07/12/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

Text of two of John Delmonte's Book Covers as provided by the family. This text is copied verbatim and as such is dated.

  A Personal Biography of Carl H. Whitlock
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 06/26/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

The following brief biography of Carl Whitlock was generated mostly from my memory with a few jogs from existing materials. I welcome any additions or corrections any interested party wishes to make. The recollections from Carl Whitlock’s earliest career in the Plastics Industry are from my childhood and take the form of snapshots remembered. With that caveat, I’ll proceed. H. M. Whitlock

  John (Jack) Keville Obituary
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 06/26/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

Jack Keville, a member of the Plastics Hall of Fame and a driving force behind the founding of the National Plastics Center (NPC) and Museum in his hometown of Leominster, Mass., died last week at the age of 96.

  Dominick V. “Nick” Rosato Obituary
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 06/26/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

Dominick V. “Nick” Rosato died peacefully Monday morning at his home in Chatham, MA, with his beloved wife of 60 years Virginia and his beloved daughter Ginny at his side. Nick Rosato has served the plastics industry for 60 years as an industry-wide technical writer, engineer, and innovator...

  Denes B. Hunkar - Hall of Fame Entry
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 06/24/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

Known extensively in the plastics industry for his innovations in process control, particularly in blow molding and injection molding, Denes Hunkar started Hunkar Instrument Development Laboratories in Cincinnati in 1962.

  Hermann Staudinger - Hall of Fame Entry
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 05/04/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

Prof. Dr. Hermann Staudinger (1881 – 1965) was a world renowned German chemist who won the 1953 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for demonstrating that polymers are long-chain molecules.

  Alan G. MacDiarmid - Hall of Fame Entry
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 05/04/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

Dr. Alan G. MacDiarmid was awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of conductive polymers or plastics that conduct electricity like metals, more commonly known as "synthetic" metals.

  Hermann Schnell - Hall of Fame Entry
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 05/04/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

Dr. Schnell has been feted with several honors including the Hermann Staudinger Gedächtnismedaille award and the Swinburne Award. He invented the polycarbonate Makrolon® in 1953. The unique properties of this high-tech material are its light weight and resistance to breaking and splintering.

  John Swallow - Hall of Fame Entry
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 05/04/2008
Type: Summary
[ Not Rated Yet ]

Dr. Swallow was named Chairman of ICI Plastics Division in 1951, a position he held until his retirement in 1963. During his tenure as Chairman, he guided the Plastics Division through a difficult period of adolescence with commercial development of existing products and the introduction of new polymers, including polyester film, butadiene copolymers, vinyl copolymers, polypropylene resin and film, and acetal copolymers.

Bookmark Us!
   Add to Favorites
  Make Home Page
Our Newsletter



Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Recent Forum Posts
Cant connect to forum server