Being somewhat new to the plastics industry, having spent my career in packaging machinery, your journal is new to me. In the past year I have been very impressed by the candor expressed by both staff and management in questioning the industry and its responsibilities overall.
That aside, I just finished reading your story about the Hayes family. I did not know Bob Hayes, and I am fortunate enough to say that I did not know any of the 2,800 people like Mr. Hayes who were so tragically and senselessly killed on Sept. 11. Fortunate, because I did not have to suffer the loss of a loved one.
What I applaud you for most is helping us to remember that tens of thousands of lives, from immediate family, to extended families and friends have been forever altered by this brutally destructive act upon our country and mankind.
Thank you for taking valuable time and space in this journal to remember not just a fallen comrade in the plastics industry, but a loving father, husband and fellow human being.
Belvac Production Machinery