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Niles, Donald E. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Volume 48, Number 3 (November 1943)

[Cover] Wisconsin engineer,   pp. [unnumbered]-[1]


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The Synthetic Age
ushers in
a New Era for the Coke Oven
coke oven and before the people who work with it.
Koppers is the largest builder of coke ovens. It is one
of the principal producers and distillers of tar from which
in the price of the material and that has meant an ever-
widening market, in the familiar pattern of mass-production.
In the last year for which official figures are available,
almost half of the synthetic organic chemicals produced in
America came from coal tar sources.
Vast new opportunities stretch away before the modern
designers and builders of recovery plants from which come
materials for use in plastics, synthetic rubber, paints,
varnishes, dyes, solvents, motor fuel, disinfectants, medi-
cines, flavors, explosives. One of Koppers affiliates is the
nation's largest independent producer of bituminous coal.
-Koppers Company and Affiliates, Pittsburgh, Pa.
    KOPPERS
(THE INDUSTRY THAT SERVES ALL INDUSTRY
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