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Rogosin Proceeding to Israel with Plans for Modern Synthetic Fiber

February 5, 1960
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Plans for developing the most modern synthetic fiber in Israel were outlined at a press conference here today by Israel Rogosin. American Jewish industrialist, who is leaving for Israel to guide the assembling of machinery for producing nylon textile yarn at a plant which he established there and which is now producing viscose textile yarn.

“Our nylon will be manufactured in the most modern and efficient way, enabling us to compete in world markets with any country.” Mr. Rogosin said. He also revealed that during his stay in Israel, he will make plans to start production of polypropylene fiber which is the newest synthetic fiber used for textiles, carpets and industrial purposes. “My U.S. company, Beaunit, is already producing some of it here, but we will produce it in Israel and give Israel an opportunity to manufacture the most modern synthetic fiber yet developed,” he declared.

Mr. Rogosin lauded the Israel Government and organized Israel labor for the “full cooperation” given to his enterprise in Israel. He said the just received a cable from Israel Finance Minister Levi Eshkol informing him that the Israel Government has invited 120 leading personalities to a celebration marking the 73rd birthday of Mr. Rogosin which will coincide with his stay in Israel.

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