Oral history interview with Kenneth G. Michel 1975

 

Name
Michel, Kenneth G (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Kenneth G. Michel 1975
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Kenneth G. Michel : oral history, 1975
Abstract
Impact extruded tubes, cans; development of drawn and wall ironed cans; American Can's interest in plastic tubes; move from American Can to Continental Can; evaluation of Crown operations, 1960s; Bondwares paper, plastic cup development; research and development work on injection, compression and blow molding; flexible packaging products, White Cap; growth of plastic container division; controversi al use of PVC and oil in manufacturing plastics; ecological assessment of plastics; Tee-Pak manufacture of edible and non-edible casings; development of soy protein meat extender; Wieniepak; potential for diversified products in Europe; viable plastic containers for carbonated beverages.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Executives; Containers; Manufacturing processes; Container industry--Equipment and supplies; Michel, Kenneth G; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Manufacturing executive.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on June 10 and June 23, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Kenneth G. Michel, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
11553073
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-wgt8-6w08
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.