Who invented the first plastic cup?

Answer On May 9, 1957, Warren R. Price applied for a U.S. Patent for a new invention, a method of making a receptacle of foamed polystyrene. The patent, which was granted June 28, 1960, was for the first ... Read More »

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Who invented the first robotic plastic arm?

Victor Scheinman developed the first electrically powered, computer-controlled robot arm at Stanford in 1969. The metal arm had no outer sheathing at the time, as plastic was just starting to becom... Read More »

When was the Plastic Bag Invented?

Plastic bags, made from polyethylene, have become staples of grocery stores and shopping malls. The first plastic bag came about in 1950 at the hands of two Canadian men---Larry Hansen and Harry Wa... Read More »

When was plastic invented for barbies?

Dolls have been part of our culture for over 4,000 years. In an effort to make an unbreakable doll, Beatrice Alexander and the DuPont Company created a plastic version of a Madame Alexander Doll ar... Read More »

When were plastic utensils invented?

The first utensil made out of plastic was a children's domestic utensil set that had a fork and a spoon housed inside a cartoon character. Patent #2,498,413 was issued to Marvin I. Glass for this ... Read More »