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plastic manufacturer

Karl George Lens, American plastic manufacturer. Achievements include development of 1st commercial process for chemically expanded vinyl foam in United States.

Background

Lens, Karl George was born on June 29, 1927 in New York City. Son of Jack and Anna (Lipner) Lens.

Education

Butyrylcholinesterase, College City, New York, 1950.

Career

Production supervisor Aerenol Chemical Company, Long Island City, New York, 1950—1951. Partner, vice president Jadelle Corporation, New York City, 1951—1953. President Crest-Chem Industrial Corporation, 1954—1969.

Chairman board, secretary-treasurer Crest-Foam Corporation, Moonachie, New Jersey, from 1955. Member reader advisory board Chemical Engineering, from 1974.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of 1st commercial process for chemically expanded vinyl foam in United States.

Membership

Member New York Academy Science, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Management Association, Society Plastics Engineers (senior), Society Plastics Industry, American Association for the Advancement of Science, College City New York Alumni Association, American Philatelic Society, New Jersey Academy Science. Club: Edgewood Country. Member reader advisory board Chemical Engineering,1974—, Chemical Week, since 1974.

Developed 1st commercial process for chemically expanded vinyl foam in the United States.

Connections

Married Shirley Savodik, September 11, 1948. Children: Jack Ira, Robin Laurie.

father:
Jack Lens

mother:
Anna (Lipner) Lens

spouse:
Shirley Savodik

child:
Jack Ira Lens

child:
Robin Laurie Lens