Plastics 101

155 Years of Plastic

For the past 155 years, plastics have shaped the world for the better.

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Plastics are making a positive impact, and they have been for more than 150 years. The material’s many amazing attributes, and the contributions of numerous innovative men and women, have pushed the industry forward in ways that would’ve been unimaginable a century and a half ago. Take a look below at key milestones in plastics history to see how the material grew to improve more and more people’s lives.

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