2017-06-15 / The Motley Fool

Name That Company

I trace my roots back to 1961, when my namesake joined an egg-producing company that later developed the first plastic egg carton. In 1970, he formed a container company that soon introduced the clamshell container used by fast-food companies. In 1982, he started me — a chemical company that today, based in Texas, rakes in about $10 billion annually. My offerings include adhesives, coatings, lubricants, pigments, gypsum, detergents, moth-proofing agents, enzymes, softeners, insulation, resins and much more. My products are in everything from surfboards to footwear to wind turbines. I’m merging with the Swiss chemical giant Clariant. Who am I?

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