Oral history interview with Alfred W. Kitselman 1975

 

Name
Kitselman, Alfred W (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Alfred W. Kitselman 1975
Abstract
Early product scheduling work for Bond Manufacturing Corporation; effects of World War II on can and crown production; development of plastic-lined crowns; future of closure market; industrial engineering; merger of Continental Can and Bond Crown; responsibilities of plant manager position; growth of plastics division; blow molding process and household chemicals; metal and glass vs. plastic; confi dential nature of plastics development and manufacturing; dangers of PVC packaging; growth of plastic container field; plastics self-manufacture.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Executives; Container industry--Equipment and supplies; Plastics industry and trade; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Kitselman, Alfred W; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1975
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Manager of Manufacturing, Plastics Division.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on May 27, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Alfred W. Kitselman, Gift 1976
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13540701
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-x4sw-7610
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.