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William Hills

                 
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Born 1932, Meriden, CT, 3/4 Irish ancestry.
1937 to 1950 Meriden public schools
1954 graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, B.S. ChE
1954 to 1969, worked at Monsanto nylon yarn plant and research center in Pensacola, FL. 1969 to 1971 was a new product development manager for Monsanto at the Research Triangle Park, NC. Worked on Cerex spunbond fabric, aramid fibers (like Kevlar), AstroTurf and AstroTurf doormats and melt spun metal fibers. Managed a 50-person R & D group.

September 1971 started (with my wife) Hills R & D, Inc (now called Hills, Inc) in Melbourne, FL. Hills, Inc. Offers technology and machinery to make synthetic textile fibers, especially bicomponent fibers.

January 1988 sold the controlling interest in Hills, Inc and retired, but I still offer some advice to our company.

Obtained 42 U.S. patents, about half assigned to Monsanto and the rest to Hills, Inc. or Hills customers.

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Sunday, August 8, 2010 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A World Federal Government A proposal for a World Federal Government (some day).

Monday, July 19, 2010 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Income Taxes -- a better system An improved method for income taxation.

Monday, June 28, 2010 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Deepwater-Macondo Oil Spill -- My Opinions My opinions or the Gulf oil spill and cleanup.

Friday, June 25, 2010 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Immigration Reform A proposal to curtail illegal immigration without using offensive racial profiling.