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American Cyanamid Co.

1907  - 

<p>American Cyanamid Co. was incorporated in 1907.&nbsp; In 1916 it purchased the entire stock of the Ammo-Phosphate Corp. in Warners, New Jersey.&nbsp; By the 1940s it had grown to have six subsidiaries and one affiliate company.&nbsp; American Cyanamid made chemicals for minig, agricultural, and industrial purposes include many source materials for plastics and plastics process including alkyd resins, Casein, melamines, phenolic resins and urea.&nbsp;</p> <p>Tradename plastics included Akco, Aero Brand Ester Gum, Beetle, Ketonone, Melmac, Phenac, Rezyl and Teglac,</p> <p>In the 1970s American Cyanamid was producer of Cymel and Melmac Melamine, and Cypor and Trak-less unsaturated polyester,</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>See:</p> <p>Simonds, Herbert R. and Ellis, Carelton. <em>Handbook of Plastics</em> (New York: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1943), 10. </p> <p>Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. <em>Facts and Figures of the Plastics Industry</em>, 1979 edition (New York, 1979).</p>
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