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In August 1943, the first issue of Canadian Plastics reported on a meeting in Toronto between architects and technical experts from the plastics industry, which concluded there was a vast potential ma...

July 1, 2008   Canadian Plastics



In August 1943, the first issue of Canadian Plastics reported on a meeting in Toronto between architects and technical experts from the plastics industry, which concluded there was a vast potential market for plastic products in construction. Extruded cellulose acetate strips were cited as an example of coverings for wallboard seams and joints without nails, adhesives or paint. Other possibilities raised at the meeting were thermoplastics wall coverings, plastic tubing and pipes, and hardware such as faucets, knobs and fittings.


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