The plastics revolution: how the Netherlands became a global player in plastics

H.W. Lintsen, M.J. Hollestelle, H.N.M. Hölsgens

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEindhoven
PublisherFoundation for the History of Technology
Number of pages223
ISBN (Print)978-90-73192-48-5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

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