Weekly News Digest: January 2, 2023

No notable news during this holiday week. If you haven’t already read them, I would highly recommend that you read a series of articles from Plastics Technology Magazine about the history of polymers. They are a fascinating look at the history of all of the plastic materials that we use. It gets a little deep into the chemistry but most of the material is suitable for the lay person. Here is a link to the first of 24 articles in the ongoing series:

Tracing the History of Polymeric materials Part 1

This Week in History

January 5, 1918: The American Cellulose and Chemical Manufacturing company was founded. This company’s name would become Celanese Corporation of American in 1927

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