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In the first decade of the 21st century, after ownership had passed to the Dow Chemical Company, management correctly anticipated enraged protests in 2002 when the iconic dual smokestacks featuring the vertical BAKELITE inscription had to be torn down for safety reasons (Figure 14) (22). Tellingly, activists could not come up with a good reason why the stacks should be rebuilt. A large number of the bricks were carved up and mounted on commemorative plaques, where the white bricks coming from the white BAKELITE inscription on the brown smokestacks were especially prized.
Eng. Chem. 1925, 17, 225. Megson, N. J. L. Phenolic Resin Chemistry; Butterworths Scientific Publications: London, 1958. Lilley, H. S. I. 1948, 67, 196. Freeman, J. ; Lewis, C. W. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1954, 76, 2080. ; Pilato, L. A. Phenolic Resins; Springer-Verlag: Berlin, 1985. 29 In 100+ Years of Plastics. ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2011. ch004 Burkhard E. com Leo Hendrik Baekeland (1863-1944) was one of the icons of the American Industrial Age, and a source of inspiration for later entrepreneurs in industry and academe.
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