Advertisement for various pine-based naval stores products manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company, including Toxaphene insecticides, wood turpentine, and synthetic resins. This advertisement appeared in Naval Stores Review.
Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Inc.) initially specialized in the manufacture of explosives and smokeless powders and subsequently diversified its business to encompass a variety of industrial products, including pine and paper chemicals, synthetics, pigments, polymers, and cellulose.
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Hercules Incorporated. “Creative Chemistry Helps the South Serve Industry.” 1949 Hercules Advertisements, 1949. Records of Hercules Incorporated, Volume 1949. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/v979v3991.
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