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Plastics manufacturing company executive

Edwin Beck Carton, American plastics manufacturing company executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946.; Fellow American Institute Chemists, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Chemical Society (chairman Philadelphia section budget and audit committee 1961-1963.

Background

Carton, Edwin Beck was born on April 27, 1927 in Baltimore. Son of Jacob G. and Gertrude (Beck) Carton.

Education

S.Jacob G. and Gertrude (Beck) C. Bachelor of Arts Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, 1949. Master of Science in Organic Chemistry, U. Maryland., 1952.

Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 1955. Research chemist Scott Paper Company, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1955-1957, project leader, 1957-1960. Dispersions research and development manager Cabot Corporation, Philadelphia office, 1960-1964, head corporation applications research and development, Billerica, Massachusetts, 1964-1966, manager marketing oxides division, 1966-1968.

Manager applications engineering department Chomerics Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, 1968-1969. Assistant director research and devel.U.S. M. Chemical Company, Middleton, Massachusetts, 1969-1976. President, director Sharpe Plastic Products Inc., Concord, Massachusetts, 1976-1980.

President, director RIM Xinde International, Inc., Boston, 1978-1993. Vice president engineering and technical Bailey Corp, Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1983-1985. Independent consultant, 1985.

Instructor Pennsylvania State University, 1952-1955. Founder, director Suburban Jewish School, Philadelphia, 1957-1964. Chairman United Fund, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1966.

Career

Research chemist Scott Paper Company, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1955—1957, project leader, 1957—1960. Dispersions r & d manager Cabot Corporation, Philadelphia Office, 1960—1964. Head corporation applications r & d Billerica, Massachusetts, 1964—1966, manager marketing oxides division, 1966—1968.

Manager applications engineering department Chomerics Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, 1968—1969. Assistant director r & d United States M. Chemical Company, Middleton, Massachusetts, 1969—1976. President, director Sharpe Plastic Products Inc., Concord, Massachusetts, 1976—1980, RIM Xinde International, Inc., Boston, 1978—1993.

Vice president engineering & technical Bailey Corp, Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1983—1985, independent consultant, since 1985. Instructor Pennsylvania State University, 1952—1955. Founder, director Suburban Jewish School, Philadelphia, 1957—1964.

Chairman United Fund, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1966. With United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on plastics & organic chemistry to science journals & encyclopedias.

Membership

Fellow: American Institute Chemists. Member: American Society for Testing and Materials, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Plastics Engineers (chairman thermoplastic & foams division 1968-1969, director 1969-1981), American Optical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Society Plastics Industry, American Chemical Society (chairman Philadelphia section budget & audit committee 1961-1963, member investment board trustees 1963-1964), Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Connections

Married Lonnie Frances Caming Carton, June 19, 1949. Children: Evan Bruce, Deborah Ann, Paula Bette.

father:
Jacob G. Carton

mother:
Gertrude (Beck) Carton

spouse:
Lonnie Frances Caming Carton

child:
Deborah Ann Carton

child:
Evan Bruce Carton

child:
Paula Bette Carton