Plastics in Society

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Post War Plastics: Meeting the Challenge

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The history of our industry from the late 19th century up to the outbreak of the Second World War has, on the whole, been well covered by historians. Conversely, the crucial early years following the [...]

Post War Plastics: Meeting the Challenge 2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00

Horners' Corner: City Press 4th November 1949

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The plastics industry has enjoyed a close relationship with the Worshipful Company of Horners since the early days after the end of WWII, by which time the industry had come of age largely due to [...]

Horners' Corner: City Press 4th November 1949 2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00

In The Service Of Women

2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

Richard Schoevaart describes how plastics have revolutionised contraception Rubber-related materials dominated contraceptive devices during the 19th and early 20th century. Many other polymeric materials have been, and continue to be, used in this field since [...]

In The Service Of Women 2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

Plastics and Carnival

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Plastics and Carnival Jim Ives gives an insider’s view of the making of carnival costumes Figure 1. Headpiece used as display showing use of foam and sequin As the grey summer progresses, it’s time to [...]

Plastics and Carnival 2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00