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Business: Koroseal

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The Akron chamber of commerce last week staged a “Rubber Ball” to introduce a new synthetic called “koroseal.” Developed by The B. F. Goodrich Co. chemists, and compounded from coke, limestone and salt, koroseal is a coating which can be applied to almost all textile materials, will make ordinary fabrics sunproof, waterproof, odorless and washable. Already adopted for women’s raincoats, koroseal-treated fabrics can now be used in swimming suits, evening gowns, women’s dresses, men’s suits. Goodrich executives and their wives, as well as the “Rubber Ball” king & queen and their attendants, wore koroseal at last week’s party in Akron.

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