The Milk carton

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.

Date:
      1951
Name(s):
      Ruben Rausing
Occupation:
      Inventor,
      Industrialist
Location:
      Sweden


Additional Information:

  • 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
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  • 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 …

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