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Leo H. Baekeland - Hall of Fame Entry
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Leo H. Baekeland - Hall of Fame Entry

 

Leo H. Baekeland

Birthdate:
1863 

Deceased:
1944 

Induction:
N/A 

Industry Areas:
Sales Material Management


Developed the technology of the first commercial synthetic resin and the first thermosetting plastic, the phenol-formaldehyde plastic 'Bakelite' (1909), and founded the Bakelite Co. (1910).


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Poster: Adam Ward
Added: 03/30/2004

an enthralling account about an underated genius. the things we coul not do with out plastics are unbelievable
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