If John Hyatt in 1860 had not invented celluliod, life during the 20th century would have been different.
Dental plates wouldn't have existed if John hyatt had not traded celluloid to the dentistry business
Leo Baekeland created bakelite
If Leo Baekeland had not invented the first synthetic plastic, named bakelite, the era of plastics would not have been born.
Cellophane was created
If cellophane had not been created, the candy industry would not have had a moistureproof package
Creation of PVC
If in 1920 chemists had not invented PVC, we would not have had plastic hoses, plastic plumbing pipes and plastic bottles
Creation of Nylon by Wallace Carothers
The textil industry would only used cotton if Wallace Carothers had not invented nylon in1930.
The EVERYTHING plastic is created
If polyethylene had not been invented, todays industries would not have been able to sell their products in a variety of packages like, soda bottles, plastic bags, food containers and the military industry would not have a light weight material to use in radios and other military equipment.
Creation of Teflon by DuPont
if in 1938 DuPont had not created a sticky-free substance easy to wash, cooking today would have been very difficult and washing pans too.
Creation of polyester
We would not have good sportwear to exercise if DuPont had not introduced polyester in 1951
Invention of Polycarbonate also called Lexan
If polycarbonate had not been created in 1953, light weight bullet proof laminates, pressure helmets used by astronauts, fighter jet windshields, laptop housings, Cds, DVDs and cell phones would not have existed at all.