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Chapter 12

I The First Half Century - The Initial Struggle

II The Second Fifty Years - The Start Of Expansion

III The Third Fifty Years - Federation And The First World War

IV The Fourth Period - Second World War To The Present
i General Conditions
ii Iron and Steel Production
iii Aluminium Technology
iv Innovative Copper Refining Process
v The EDIM-4WD Load-Haul-Dump Vehicle
vi Copper Rod Production
vii Copper Wire and Cables
viii The Diecasting Industry
ix Automotive Components
x Whitegoods or Consumer Durables
xi Hardware
xii Some Recent New Industries
xiii The National Measurement System
xiv Manufacturing Industry in this Decade
xv Acknowledgements



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Drums and pails (continued)

St. Regis/ACI, another container manufacturer and the predecessor of AstraPak Limited, developed plastics laminates for wine casks and other bag-in-box applications, together with dispenser systems which were notable Australian innovations.

Organisations in Australian Science at Work - AstraPak Ltd; St. Regis/ACI

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