What year was bubble wrap invented?

Answer While trying to make wallpaper with a paper backing, Marc Chavannes and Al Fielding invented bubble wrap in the year 1957. The two created the first bubble wrap in a garage in Hawthorne, New Jersey... Read More »

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Who invented bubble wrap?

Two engineers named Marc Chavannes and Al Fielding invented bubble wrap in 1957. They were trying to make plastic wallpaper with a paper backing; when this did not work they realized their inventio... Read More »

What is bubble wrap?

Bubble wrap is material made from polyethylene (plastic) resin. This type of plastic is a soft inexpensive plastic used for toys and other consumer goods. Bubble wrap is made with several cushioned... Read More »

What is bubble wrap used for?

Bubble wrap is primarily used for packing items that are breakable. It comes in small, medium and large sizes. Smaller bubble wrap can protect finished wood from scratches, while the medium size pr... Read More »

What day is National Bubble Wrap Day?

National Bubble Wrap Day is the last Monday in January. It commemorates the date in 1960 when its inventor, Marc A. Chavannes, came up with the idea of using the plastic sheets of bubbles as a cush... Read More »