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Tarnell, Edward V.

<p>Edward V. Tarnell was a leader in the development of sound credit and financial management and reporting practices in the plastics industry. He was co-founder of the Plastics Material Credit Association in 1947 and served as Managing
 

Teague, Walter Dorwin

<p>Walter Dorwin Teague was an American industrial designer.</p>
 

Theile, William H.

&lt;p&gt;Theile was president of the Catalin Corp. which he managed from 1931 until his death in 1943.&amp;nbsp; He was also vice-president of the Plastics Material Manufacturer's Association nd the Atlantic investment Corp.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Source:&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;&quot;News
 

Thom, Greg R.

<p>Thom served as President of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) in 1986.</p>
 

Thomas, Islyn

<p>Islyn Thomas was a leader in the plastics molding and die industry, and a successful manufacturer and businessman. His Thomas Manufacturing Company helped popularize injection molded thermoplast toys and housewares in the post-War
 

Thorne, George W.

&lt;p&gt;George W. Thorne was an industry activist who was president of the Society of the Plastics Engineers in 1991-1992.&amp;nbsp; For more than 40 years Thorne was president of Industrial Plastic Products Inc. in Miami Lakes, Fl.,
 

Tourigny, Eugene L.

<p>Founded United Comb and Novelty in Leominster, Massachusetts in 1919.</p>
 

Tschappat, Henry H.

<p>Henry H. Tschappat was an American educator best known for being the Professor and Program Director of the Plastics Program at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan.</p> <p>Tschappat attended Central Michigan University, earned
 

Tupper, Earl Silas

<p>Earl Silas Tupper was an inventor and entrepreneur who founded Tupperware Brands Corporation in 1938, and through his creation and marketing of Tupperware he furthered the growth of polyethylene after World War II and revolutionized