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  Waldo L. Semon - Hall of Fame Entry
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Added: 03/29/2004
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Waldo L. Semon - Hall of Fame Entry

 

Waldo L. Semon

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Induction:
1982 

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Conducted research in polyvinyl chloride resins that helped make PVC one of the most versatile of plastics materials. His discovery of how to plasticize PVC led to that material's wide variety of applications. Also responsible for development of widely-used plastisol technology.