Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

Chem-Trend Incorporated, 3205 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan

Item

World Group - 1981
World Group - 1981
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Construction - 1981
Construction - 1981
Construction - 1981

Title

Chem-Trend Incorporated, 3205 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan

Description

These photographs are of the Chem-Trend Inc., building and World Group 1981, 3205 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan.    

The persons in the World Group photos taken outside of the Chem-Trend Inc. building in the first photo are unknown.

In photograph, 0004, from left to right, are Jose Arruti (Mexico), Geoff Simms (US),  Erik Kantner (Denmark), next four unknown (Europe), in back tall with mustache is Dave Cox (US), Guy Busch (red tie), Peer Lorentzen (company founder), Mr. Hanono & his colleague from Japan, Ken Rennells, Unknown from Europe, and Bob Kauserud.  (Persons identified with help of Gwen Lawson of Chem-Trend, 2022)

There are several photos of the exterior of the building, and also 1981 photographs of the construction of an addition to the building.

Chem-Trend Inc. was opened in 1964 by Peer Lorentzen, and was a manufacturing of release products used in plastics industry and in die casting and mental working industries.  In 1980, Chem-Trend Inc. was the world's largest supplier of specialty releasing agents and occupied a 80,000 square foot building at the East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan address.

Subject

Manufacturing industries

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Date

1981

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Original Format

film negative

Collection

Citation

“Chem-Trend Incorporated, 3205 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed May 30, 2024, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/6806.
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