This film is of the weekly production called Industry on Parade which won a Peabody Award for public service (:14). It begins in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at Lehigh University (:21) with recruiters from different industry branches hunting for recruits on campus (:50). An interview is conducted between a steel industry representative and a student (1:06) and this student takes a tour of the steel mill (1:48). Engineers are to take the inventions of scientists and find daily use for them (2:52). Theses manufacturing companies provided employment for the disabled as well (3:28). The electronics division of a manufacturing company is depicted (4:07). The television transmitting equipment (4:31), which sends signals for television sets are loaded up to be delivered to stations (5:10). The workers use the same equipment for moving furniture (5:17) and they are a part of the North American Van Lines company (5:48). The finished transmitter is shown (6:21). In Atlanta, Georgia (6:49) rockwool insulation is being sent directly into the attic of a home (7:07). The material is shown dumped out and this is sent to the attic through a flexible pipe (7:08). This greatly cut down fuel costs and made homes much more comfortable to live in (7:27). Slag (7:39), which is a rocky residue and a by-product of a foundry’s operations, is fired in a furnace (7:51) using flares and natural gas (8:14). This flows from jets of high pressured steam (8:17) into a wool room (8:24). All glass pellets are shaken loose (8:35) and this will become the insulation shown earlier (8:49). This is bagged and shipped to local stores such as the Munford Do it Yourself Store (9:33). In San Francisco, California (11:11) William Sanford uses the cable car as inspiration for racks for clothing stores (11:42). The cars are shown painted and in use at a store (12:14). This film has been presented by the National Association of Manufacturers (13:07).
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