Happy Birthday, Hedwin—70 Years Young!

Posted by Hedwin on March 1, 2016

Hedwin_Containers_1946-56In 1946, Thomas W. Winstead joined with Lenox Burkhed to form the Hedwin Corporation. The company began producing various plastic bottles and vessels. Ten years of hard work came together in 1956 when Winstead filed three patent applications for new products which forever changed the packaging industry. These were among the earliest use of plastics for packaging in the US, and would become today’s CUBITAINER®, Assembled CUBITAINER® and WINLINER®.

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