Companies

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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B. F. Blodgett Co.

The B.F. Blodgett Company was located in Leominster, Massachusetts on Cottage and Cotton Streets and made horn implements.

 

B. F. Goodrich Chemical Co.

<p>Throughout most of its history B. F. Goodrich (f. 1870 as Goodrich, Tew &amp; Company) built its business on rubber production, gaining a reputation among U.S. tire makers as a leader in product development and innovation. In the early 20th century, Go

 

B. Shackman & Co.

Founded in 1898 in New York City by Bertha Shackman (1849-1925), the company has been a leading producer and wholesaler of toy, card and novelty items for more than a century. Shackman first had offices on Broadway, and subsequently moved to Madison Ave a

 

Bakelite Corp.

The Bakelite Corporation was formed in 1922 (after patent litigation favorable to Baekeland) from a merger of three companies: the General Bakelite Company, which Baekeland had founded in 1910; the Condensite Company founded by J. W. Aylesworth; and the R

 

Banner Mold &amp; Die Co. Inc.

An early mold making company in Leominster, Massachusetts that made molds for combs, founded by Amedio DeFelice.

 

BASF Wyandotte

<p>Producer of Luran ABS, Epoxin epoxy, Ultramid nylon, Kauresin and Phenuren phenolic, Lupolen polyethylene, Luparen polypropylene, Styropor polystyrene, Luvitherm and Vinuron PVC and Fporka and Kaurit urea.</p> <p>See:</p> <p>Society of the Plastics Ind

 

Bastian Bros. Co.

Rochester, New York company that was manufacturer of celluloid and metal advertising speciaties.

 

Bausch and Lomb Inc.

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

 

Beacon Plastics

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

 

Beecham Products USA

<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>

 

Beetle/Justin Plastics Inc.

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

 

Belding

<p>Producer of Moleculoy nylon.</p> <p>See:</p> <p>Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. <em>Facts and Figures of the Plastics Industry</em>, 1979 edition (New York, 1979)</p>

 

Bemis Manufacturing Co.

<p>Bemis Manufacturing Co. is a custom injection molding company based in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin.&nbsp; The family-owned company was founded in 1901 by Albert Bemis to manufacture wooden toy wagons. Other early products were patio furniture made of wo

 

Bennington Brush Co.

<p>A division of the All-American Brush Mfg. Corp.</p> <p>Company catalogue available in 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>

 

Berry Plastics

<p>Established in 1967 as Imperial Plastics in Evansville, Indiana, the company became Berry Plastics when it was purchased in 1983 by Jack Berry, Sr., a Florida-based citrus grower and real estate developer. Berry opened a second manufacturing facility i

 

Bert M. Morris Co.

<p>In the 1940s this Los Angeles molding company manufactured inkwells, electric pencil shrpeners and other office equipment.&nbsp;&nbsp; The company also made transparent Tenite II covers for typewriter keys which were advertised as sanitary and easily c

 

Bex Molding

<p>English molding company.</p>

 

Big Eagle Co., Ltd.

<p>Located in Taiwan, Republic of China.</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>

 

Binary Arts Corp.

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

 

Bird & Son, Inc.

The Norwood, Massachusetts company began as a paper manufacturer in the 18th century, and grew to be a major supplier of building materials. In the 1960s Bird &amp;amp; Son led the way in the creation and marketing of new vinyl building material, especial