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Avtex Fibers Inc.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Avtex Fibers, Inc. Newsclippings

Identifier: SC 0158

The Avtex Fibers, Inc. Newsclippings, 1989-1999, consists of one file of clippings from local, regional and national newspapers documenting the attempt to clean up a Superfund toxic waste site in Front Royal, Virginia, 1989-1999.

Dates: 1989-1999

Catherine A. Tisinger, Phoenix Rising: A 20th Century Valley Tale, One Manufacturing Plant and Three Owners, 2006 April 21

 File — Box 4: Series 2 [Barcode: 1000886297], Folder: 26
Identifier: SC 0205. Series 2. Sub-Series 2.4
Scope and Contents Describes the history of Avtex Fibers, Inc., a major defense materials manufacturer, located in Front Royal, Virginia. Founded in 1937, by the American Viscose Corporation, (AVC), the plant produced numerous rayon-based products for the U.S. government during World War II. In the post-war years the company was sold to the Food Machines Corporation, (FMC), in 1963, which produced materials for the Space Program and the aerospace industry. The Avtex Fibers bought the company in 1976, but...
Dates: 2006 April 21