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Reed-Prentice Corporation Collection

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MM
Date: 2006

Biographical History

Reed-Prentice Corporation is a manufacturer of injection molding machines, based in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Reed-Prentice Corporation Collection consists of copies of drawings and an instruction book concerning Reed-Prentice Corporation’s 10D-6 & 10D-8 plastic injection molding machine containing parts by Vickers.

Arrangement of the Collection

Arranged into series by format.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has numerous holdings in the areas of plastics and industrial design. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Reed-Prentice Ltd.
Vickers, Inc.


Injection molding of plastics.
Plastics industry and trade.
Plastics machinery.
Technical drawings.

Genres and Forms

Die plates.
Manuals (instructional materials)


Chemical engineers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Reed-Prentice Corporation Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transfer from National Plastics Center and Museum, 11/06/2008.

Table of Contents

Printed material