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F and F Founders Enterprises Ltd.

<p>Located in Hong Kong.</p> <p>Company catalogue available in <a href="http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/c/casper_coll.htm">Irwin Casper Collection of Brush Product Literature</a>.</p>
 

Fabri-Kal Corp.

&lt;p&gt;Fabri-Kal Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan is a leading thermo-former of polyolefins (polypropylenes and high-density polyethylenes).&amp;nbsp; The company manufactures a wide range of&amp;nbsp; plastic containers including
 

FADA Radio and Electric Co.

&lt;p&gt;FADA radios were popular in the 1930s and 1940s, and their designs gave wide exposure to the potential of plastics. The letters F-A-D-A are the initials of Frank Angelo D'Andrea (born 1888, Bronx, NY), who founded F.A.D.Andrea,
 

Federal Tool

<p>Chicago-based company.</p>
 

Fiberfil

<p>Founded by Rex Bradt of Warsaw, IN, who invented the process for reinforcing thermoplastics with glass fibers.&nbsp; Bradt formed Fiberfil and marketed the first glass reinforced Polystyrene compound.&nbsp; He sold the company to Thomas
 

Fiberloid Co.

&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Fiberloid Company of Maine (also Fiberloid Company of Massachusetts, and Fiberloid Corporation, acquired by Monsanto in 1933)&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;In 1894 the Fiberloid Company of Maine (so-called since
 

Fibroc Insulation Co.

<p><strong></strong>Established in conjunction with the Chicago Mica company, the two companies grew rapidly through the 1920s along with the electrical and electrical appliance industries. In 1930 both Chicago Mica and Fibroc were purchased
 

Fiedler and Fiedler (F and F) Mold and Die Works Co.

<p>Dayton, Ohio custom molders.</p>
 

Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.

<p>Information on this company is not currently available.</p>
 

First Co. Plastic Fty.

<p>Located in Hong Kong.</p> <p>Company catalogue available in <a href="http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/c/casper_coll.htm">Irwin Casper Collection of Brush Product Literature</a>.</p>
 

Flamingo

<p>Information on this company is not currently available.</p> <p>Company catalogue available in <a href="http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/c/casper_coll.htm">Irwin Casper Collection of Brush Product Literature</a>.</p>
 

Flintkote

<p>Information on this company is not currently available.</p>
 

Florida Plastics

<p>Information on this company is not currently available.</p>
 

Florn Co.

<p>Information on this company is not currently available.</p>
 

Ford Motor Co.

<p>In 1948 Ford contracted Borg-Warner to produce half of its automatic transmissions. In 1958 Borg-Warner&rsquo;s contract to manufacture Ford-O-Matic transmissions ended.</p>
 

Formglas INC

<p>Information on this company is not currently available.</p>
 

Formica Corp.

<p>Information on this company is not currently available.</p>
 

Formica Insulation Co.

<p>Founded by Daniel J. O'Conor and Herbert A. Faber in 1913, Formica Insulation Company is now the world's largest manufacturer of high-pressure laminate for use in residential and commercial building, and the trade name Formica is virtually
 

Fosta Products

<p>Information on this company is not currently available.</p>
 

Fosta-Tek Optics, Inc.

&lt;p&gt;Fosta-Tek Optics was founded in 1991 with the purchase of substantial manufacturing assets and intellectual property from Foster Grant. &amp;nbsp;The company specializes in superior polymer-based optical products and solutions