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Games Slayter

Born: 1896
Birthplace: Argos, Indiana

Fiberglass—In the 1930s, Games Slayter, Dale Kleist, and John Thomas developed the method for mass production of affordable fiberglass, the basis for Owens-Corning Fiberglas® Corporation. Today, Owens Corning is a $5 billion global leader, manufacturing not just glass fiber insulation, but also glass fiber impregnated laminates used in sports cars, boats and bathroom fixtures.

Died: 1964

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