Lewis L. Stott - Hall of Fame Entry
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
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Lewis L. Stott
Material, Process, Machinery
Lewis Stott was among the first individuals to recognize nylon as an important industrial material. As founder of the Polymer Corporation, he produced nylon in the same semi-finished forms and shapes customarily made with metals.
He also invented the first practical method of extruding nylon resin, leading to wide industry use of this unique wear-resistant material.