Plastics in Society

History & Development of the Vinyl LP Record

2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

When this paper was presented in full to the PHS in February 1991 the inevitable question was ' How long will the LP survive as the result of the aggressive marketing of the Compact Disc [...]

History & Development of the Vinyl LP Record 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

Some Historical Aspects Of The Horner's Craft

2016-11-16T08:29:59+00:00

Plastics are the logical successors to horn, and since 1943the Worshipful Company of Horners, one of the ancient guilds or livery companies of the City of London, has formed increasingly close links with the industry. [...]

Some Historical Aspects Of The Horner's Craft 2016-11-16T08:29:59+00:00

The Way We Changed The World

2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

It became fashionable in the latter half of the twentieth century, particularly among certain sections of the media too lazy or incompetent to find the right word, to use the word 'plastic' to describe anything [...]

The Way We Changed The World 2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

A Personal Account

2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00

John Leatherland's picture of the business world in the immediate post-war years is a powerful reminder of how tough things could be and the unsophisticated nature of some of the technology and manufacturing processes of [...]

A Personal Account 2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00