The Plastics Revolution: How the Netherlands Became a Global Player in Plastics presents the fascinating story of the invention and development of plastics. It shows how the efforts of academia and industry resulted in an entirely new category of materials that have played a crucial role in shaping modern life. Besides highlighting the benefits that plastics have brought to the world, the book also directs our attention to the challenges that these same materials pose to society and the natural environment today.
|Place of Publication||Eindhoven|
|Publisher||Foundation for the History of Technology|
|Number of pages||223|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2017|