| Share
 

John Paul Hogan

Born: 1919
Birthplace: Lowes, Ky.

Polypropylene and high-density polyethylene (HDPE)—While working for the Phillips Petroleum Company, Banks and Hogan developed two of the world's most commonly used plastics, polypropylene and high-density polyethylene (HDPE). The plastics are used separately and in compounds to create everything from garbage bags and grocery sacks to wire insulation and automotive parts. (2001)


Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Felix HoffmannThe National Inventors Hall of FameHerman Hollerith

More on John Paul Hogan from Infoplease:

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring