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Employee of the Granula...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee of the Granulation Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Male employee working in the Granualation Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo. Employee guides ingredients through a pan-feed comminuting machine. A plaque on the front of the equipment identies the machine as a Fitzpatrick Model D comminuting Mill/Pulverizer. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later owned by Pfizer.
Employee of the Granula...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employee of the Granulation Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Male employee adding ingredients to granulation equipment in the Granualation Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Employee identified as Henry Triezenberg. The Upjohn Company was a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm founded in 1886 by Dr. William E. Upjohn. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later owned by Pfizer.
Employees of the Granul...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees of the Granulation Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Eight first year employees in the Granulation Center at Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Employees pictured left to right are Glenn Schoolcraft (1944), Everett Weybright (1936), Henry Triezenberg (1942), Fred Brant (1943), Joe Engels (1943), Bert Orbeck (1942), Dan Dorgan (1942), and Willis Miller (1923). Information on the photo indicates that Donald Witters (1943) is not included in the photo and the total years of service in this area represents 39 years. The Upjohn Company was a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm founded in 1886 by Dr. William E. Upjohn. The company was originally formed to make friable pills, which were specifically designed to be easily digested. In 1995, Upjohn merged with Pharmacia AB to form Pharmacia & Upjohn, and was later merged with Pfizer.
Employees operating mac...
1945-01
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title Employees operating machinery in the Granulating Center, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date 1945-01
Description Everett Weybright and Fred Brant operating machinery in the Granulating Center at the Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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