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Arthur James Simon

Arthur James Simon, American plastics company executive. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Certified of Appreciation, New York, 1962.


  • Simon, Arthur James was born on February 12, 1927 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry and Helen (Cline) Simon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Alabama, 1947. Postgraduate, Oxford University, 1947—1948. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1949.


    • Vice president Closure Research Associates, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1950—1962. Director StaZon Fastener, Incorporated, New York York City, 1962—1965. President Tho-Ro Products, Inc., Carlstadt, New Jersey, since 1965, Vistas in Plastics, Ltd, Virgin Islands, 1966—1986, Eagle Button Company, East Rutherford, since 1969, Koala-T Classics, Paramus, New Jersey, since 1978, Calba Corp, Tancin, Pennsylvania, since 1970, Eagle Closure Corporation, New York City, since 1971.

      Chief executive officer Sir Steve Manufacturing Corporation, Clifton, New Jersey, 1972—1985. Chairman F.A.C.T., Inc., Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, since 1971. President Forum for Advanced Closure Technology.

      Captain Army of the United States, 1945-1948, European Theatre of Operations.


    Vice president Riverdale Community Council, New York, 1968—1969. Member Philanthropic 50 Association. Vice president Riverdale Little League, 1966—1970.

    Member of Quest Group (Ramsey, New Jersey), Earthwatch Explorations (president 1983), University Alabama Alumni Association (president New York chapter 1987-1989), Society Plastics Industry, League of Presidents (board governors), Administrative Management Society (regional vice president), American Institute Management (executive council), The New (Mountainside, New Jersey), B and T (New Rochelle, New York ), New (Union, New Jersey), Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Barbara Colby Simon, July 11, 1955. Children: Casey, Meri.
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    Born February 12, 1927
    • 1947
      University Alabama
    • 1949
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1950 - 1962
      Vice president, Closure Research Associates
      Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
    • 1962 - 1965
      director, StaZon Fastener
    • 1965
      president, Tho-Ro Products
      Carlstadt, New Jersey, United States
    • 1966 - 1986
      president, Tho-Ro Products
      Virgin Islands, United States
    • 1969
      president, Tho-Ro Products
      East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
    • 1970
      president, Tho-Ro Products
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1971
      chairman, F.A.C.T.
      Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1971
      president, Tho-Ro Products
    • 1972 - 1985
      chief executive, officer Sir Steve Manufacturing Corporation
      Clifton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1978
      president, Tho-Ro Products
      Paramus, New Jersey, United States
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