Chemical Age Volume 26

Chemical Age Volume 26

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...and there, genelemen, you are meeting organized competition of the most potent type. Organized not merely in brains, but organized in government control and in activity, and, just as no single nation could stand up against Germany in the present war, no single manufacturer is going to stand up against German competition in the war for trade supremacy. Insidious Propaganda. "They are too well organized for that and you must organize to meet them. Their propaganda work is not only carefully planned, remarkably backed both financially and by brains, but also insidious in its workings. We know that they have practically government backing and government control. There are six leading German companies and seven smaller German companies. But theirs is an organization, and I am informed by Mr. McKerrow that there are already today in this country something like 130 manufacturers of dyestuffs. On the face of it, how is the disorganized effort of 130 concerns going to meet the organized effort of thirteen huge, active and well-established concerns? "Then again you have the competition of the other nations, England, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, japan, all of them making a strong effort to get their hands into the dyestulf industry. It is only by associated effort that you are going. to accomplish the saving of your own industry, not merely by the interchange of thought, but by government protection. Obtaining Government Support. "No single concern in this country can go down to Vi/ashington and have proper legislation passed to protect this industry. Apart from the difficulty of obtaining government support when it is suggested by one concern, you have the constant distrust at Washington that some individual concern is planning...show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236848691
  • 9781236848697