A Brief History of Plastic

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Plastic is one of the most common used materials in the world – From packaging needs, to electronics, toys and more, plastic is part of our everyday lives.
 
The first plastics injection molding machine was created in 1872 by the Hyatt brothers.
 
Since the discovery of plastic materials in the mid-1800s, many innovations have been made, including the creation of cellophane in 1900, ScotchTM tape, nylon and much more.
 

Check out a brief history of the plastic industry on our infographic here.

 


 
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