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Technology in Australia 1788-1988Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
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Chapter 9

I Introduction

II The Australian Chemical Industry

III Pharmaceuticals
i Prosperous pioneers
ii War-time pharmaceutical chemistry
iii Commonwealth Serum Laboratories
iv Post-war pharmaceutical manufacture
v Public sector policies

IV Chemists In Other Industries

V The Dawn Of Modern Chemical Industry - High Pressure Synthesis

VI The Growth Of Synthetic Chemicals - Concentration, Rationalisation And International Links

VII Australian Industrial Chemical Research Laboratories

VIII The Plastics Industry

IX The Paint Industry

X Acknowledgements



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Prosperous pioneers (continued)

In 1981 Nicholas International strengthened its links with consumer products by merging with KIWI. In 1984 Nicholas-KIWI sold its overseas business to an American consumer product company and in 1986 it took the final step and sold its remaining Pacific region operations to the same company now known as Sara Lee.

Organisations in Australian Science at Work - Nicholas International Ltd; Nicholas-KIWI

People in Bright Sparcs - Nicholas, George

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