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Consult the growing historical database about the companies that have manufactured, designed and marketed the primary material of plastics; designed and made the machines to manufacture plastics; and created and marketed millions of plastics products.


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Varcum Chemical Corp.

<p>Niagara Falls, NY company manufactured phenolic resins.</p> <p>see:</p> <p>Advertisement, <em>Modern Plastics</em> (March 1950), 45</p>

Vera Toys

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

Vignelli Associates

<p><strong></strong>Vignelli Associates was founded in New York in 1971 by Italian-born designers Lella and Massimo Vignelli and offered a range of consultancy services including corporate and visual communication design, and industrial and furniture design.

Viscoloid Co.

&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;&lt;/strong&gt;In 1901 Bernard W. Doyle joined with a few others to establish the Viscoloid Company in Leominster, Massachusetts, and pioneer in the pyroxylin plastics industry of the area. They manufactured hair combs and ornaments,

Vogue Dolls, inc.

<p>Vogue Dolls, Inc. was founded in 1922 by Jennie H. Graves and grew to be the largest doll only manufacturer in the world. In 1972 it was sold to Tonka Toy Company and has since had several owners, but continues to manufacture dolls.</p>