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Sticking It Out in Tough Times (Collection) by Jon Huntsman, Fred Kiel Ph.D., Doug Lennick

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Foreword

There is a good chance that you’ve never heard of Jon Huntsman. He shuns the spotlight, doesn’t like to talk about himself, and likes it even less when others talk about his good works. If you’ve ever used a plastic plate, bowl, dish, or Styrofoam take-out food container, you have Jon Huntsman to thank. His company was the first to develop these products, along with the first plastic egg carton, the original Big Mac container, and plastic fork and spoon. The small business he started with his brother in 1970 became the largest privately held chemical company in the world.

Jon Huntsman’s true legacy, however, isn’t the multi-billion dollar company he built or how he revolutionized how we live with what he created, but his unwavering honor, ...

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