SGCDpro Honors Louis A. Blanco with 2003 Frank S. Child Award

Louis A. Blanco, the 2003 Frank S. Child Award honoree, worked for Commercial Decal for 45 years. He holds 13 U.S. patents. Among his many accomplishments are the development of thermoplastic coatings for heat-release, papers for heat-release printing, printing mediums and covercoats. Blanco also developed one of the earliest heat-release systems for Corning Ware and Corelle and he developed cover fluxes to reduce metal release from glass and ceramic tableware patterns. He accepted the award during the 2003 SGCDpro awards banquet, April 1.

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