Swedish industrialist Ruben Rausing invented the milk carton in 1951. It was composed of several bonded layers of waxed paper, aluminum, and plastic. The milk carton also named a tetrahedral carton or Tetra-Pak.
- Tetra Pak – Wikipedia
Tetra Pak is a multinational food packaging and processing sub-company of Tetra Laval, with head offices in Lund, Sweden, and Lausanne, Switzerland.
- Tetra Pak history
1944 – 1951 Development continues. It involves, amongst other things, the introduction of completely new techniques for coating paper with plastics, and for sealing below the level of the liquid.
- The Tetra-Pak Tetrahedron | BEACH
The Sweden-based Tetra-Pak company, founded by Ruben Rausing, got its start with its original namesake, the tetrahedron-shaped Tetra-Pak.
- Ruben Rausing – Wikipedia
Anders Ruben Rausing was the founder of the liquid food packaging company Tetra Pak. … At the time, non-carbonated drinks such as milk and juices were sold in … paper cartons Rausing had seen overseas, Åkerlund & Rausing created the … In 1951 there was still no viable packaging material for the new package, and …