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Robert Banks

Robert Banks (born November 24, 1921 in Piedmont, Missouri - January 3, 1989) was a fellow research chemist of Paul Hogan. They began working together in 1946 and invented in 1951 "crystalline polypropylene" and "high-density polyethylene" (HDPE). These plastics were initially known as Malex. He joined the Phillips Petroleum company in 1946 and worked there til he retired in 1985.

In 1987 he got together with Paul Hogan the Perkin Medal Award.

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Robert Banks biography