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Plastics company executive

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

Married Barbara Colby Simon, July 11, 1955. Children: Casey, Meri.

father:
Harry Simon

mother:
Helen (Cline) Simon

spouse:
Barbara Colby Simon

child:
Casey Simon

child:
Meri Simon