Polymer Chemistry

Polymers in and Around You

Okay, but why was PVDC ever called Saran® Wrap?

Many industrial trade names have no interesting story behind the creation. Saran® Wrap is an exception. You might think that Ralph Wiley was responsible for naming this material, having discovered it. Nope. Ralph Wiley’s boss, John Reilly, named the material after his wife and daughter—Sarah and Ann.


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