GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Apr. 2, 1956


Crop Drier. To prevent deterioration of newly harvested grain crops from moisture, a mobile drier has been developed by Pennsylvania's New Holland Machine Co. The device consists of a heater-blower unit and a grain bin, each mounted on its own set of wheels; the two are connected at the work site by a canvas sleeve. Price: $3,851 for both units, $1,995 for the heater unit alone.

Wool Competitor. A new wool-like synthetic fiber called Verel was announced by Eastman Chemical Products, Inc. (subsidiary of Eastman Kodak Co.). Soft, strong and nonshrinking, Verel is similar to, and faces stern competition from,...

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