Oral history interview with Scott R. Johnson 1975

 

Name
Johnson, Scott R (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Scott R. Johnson 1975
Abstract
Family can manufacturing background; organization of Continental Can's Central Equipment Development Division Department from four machine shops; lithography in 1920s; work at Warwood, Penick & Ford, A.C. Horn Co.; father's business ventures; machine design for industrial engineering firm; lap seam body maker; Wheeling Steel and Wheeling Can acquisitions; foreign acquisitions: move to England, cons truction of Perry Wood plant; French and German associates; rebuilding Acton factory; research work on beer cans; setting up Toronto plant; Schmalbach plant, problems with German tinplate; pre-World War II Germany; equipment development; purchase of Cameron Machinery Co.; management personalities; triple-tight paint can problems; employee benefits.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Executives; Containers; Consolidation and merger of corporations; International business enterprises; Manufacturing processes; Johnson, Scott R; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Executive.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on January 16, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Scott R. Johnson, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13540604
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-34zp-6q31
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.