CORPORATIONS: Mr. Expansion

"When you meet a man whose name you can't remember," advises Westinghouse's President Gwilym A. Price, "avoid embarrassment by simply asking him: 'Well, how is your company's expansion program coming along?'" To anybody who asked Gwilym Price this question last week, his answer was: "Bigger than ever."

Price, a 56-year-old Pittsburgh lawyer-turned-banker-turned-industrialist, might well be called "Mr. Expansion." He has constantly proclaimed that U.S. industry needs tremendous growth to keep abreast of rising population, bigger incomes and greater consumer wants. He envisions "an economy whose horizons will be almost as far beyond those of...

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