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Zimmerman, Alan K.

Alan K. Zimmerman graduated from North Carolina State University with degree in mechanical engineering. In 1950 he worked for Empire Brushes, Inc. in Port Chester, New York. From 1951 through 1961 we worked for Monsanto Chemical co. in Springfield, Massac


Zimmerman, Alexander S.

Alexander S. Zimmerman was a specialist in the technology of cast phenolic. Among other accomplishments, he helped develop phenolic for use in producing the atomic bomb. At the beginning of his plastics career, Zimmerman brought back from a visit to Germa