Ends and means

One day, the term ‘can-opener’ may become as redundant for food containers as it did, many years ago, for beverage cans. The story goes that Ermal Fraze,founder of the Dayton Reliable Tool & Manufacturing Company (today’s DRT Manufacturing in Dayton, Ohio), was inspired to work on the first generation of ‘pop-top’ easy-open ends (EOEs) for drinks….

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