Albert F. Shore

Albert Ferdinand Shore (September 4, 1876 – January 17, 1936) was born in New York City, and was an American metallurgist. Shore was the Founder, President, Treasurer, and Director of the Shore Instrument and Manufacturing Company, Inc. of New York City. The Shore Instrument Co. was located in the Jamaica...

Harold G. Wells

Harold D. Wells of St. Louis, Missouri, founded the Black Body Corporation in 1967. Wells created and patented the basic electric infrared emitter and heater that is still in a variety of applications today. The Black Body® trade name, which is still used today, was chosen because in physics the term “black...

Wade Swormstedt

Wade Swormstedt was born to David Reid Swormstedt, Jr, and Winifred Bronson Swormstedt. He attended Boston University for two years (1978-1980) where he graduated with a BS in Journalism. Wade played #8 for BU rugby club that was 17-1-1 in his senior year, with triumphs in the 1980 Mardi Gras and Beanpot...

Tod Swormstedt

Tod Swormstedt is the son of David R. Swormstedt, Jr. He spent 26 years on the staff of Signs of the Times magazine, which was founded in 1906. He became the fourth-generation editor of the “bible of the sign industry,” following in his family’s footsteps. Tod parlayed all of his knowledge...

Dr. Otto Bayer

Otto Bayer (November 4, 1902 in Frankfurt, Germany – August 1, 1982 in Burscheid, Germany) was a German industrial chemist at IG Farben who was head of the research group that in 1937 discovered the polyaddition for the synthesis of polyurethanes out of poly-isocyanate and polyol. Dr. Bayer is recognized as...

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