General view of a section of the Dow Chemical Company Magnesium Fabrication plant facilities located in Madison, Illinois. A 13-ton extrusion press produced in Duisburg, Germany is visible on the left-hand side of the photograph. Dedicated in 1954, the magnesium fabrication plant in Madison was the world's first facility designed for the mass production of magnesium mill products and boasted the first large-scale magnesium sheet mill, as well as the largest extrusion facilities for the metal.
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Dow Chemical Company. “Dow Magnesium Fabrication Plant in Madison, Illinois,” circa 1957. Dow Chemical Company Historical Image Collection, Box Oversized Plants 2. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/vd66w029k.
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