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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Nalge Co., Inc.

<p>The Rochester, New York-based Nalge Company was founded in 1949 by chemist Emanuel Goldberg&nbsp; and made medical and laboratory containers and devices.&nbsp; The company's original Nalgene line included jars, bottles, test tubes, graduated cylinders,


National Plastics Center

The National Plastics Center was founded in Leominster, Massachusetts and incorporated in 1982 as a non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the past, addressing the present and promoting the future of plastics through public education and awareness


Nazar Rubber Co.

<p>Nazar Rubber Co., located in Toledo, Ohio, produces rubber coverings, linings,, thermplastic rubber, rubber compound, vulcanized rubber, chlorinated rubber, hydrochloride rubber, cyclized rubber, isomerized rubber, blister packs, packaging films, prote


Nichols Plastics and Engineering Co.

This Los Angeles Company manufactured the Nichols line of melamine kitchenware. Warren O. Nichols was president.


Nike, Inc.

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Nixon Nitration Works

<p>The Nixon Nitration Works is best known for the terrible explosion of March 1, 1924 which destroyed forty buildings and killed twenty people at the company's New Jersey facility on the Raritan River, in what was then Nixon and has since been re-named E



<p>Northern Industrial Chemical Co. was a custom molding company in South Boston, Massachusetts.</p> <p>In 1948 the company was offering a wide array of plastic melamine dishware including dozens of types of plates, saucers, bowls, cups, and mugs, includi


Northwestern Plastics, Inc.

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Norton Laboratories, Inc.

<p>Cleveland based compression and injection molding company.&nbsp; Norton engineers designed plastic assemblies, parts and finished products for industry.</p> <p>See:</p> <p>Advertisement, <em>Modern Plastics</em> (March 1950), 42.</p>



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