Workers Exposed to Asbestos
Quigley was founded in 1916, its primary line of products being refractory materials that were mainly used in steel, iron and glass industries. In 1968, the company was purchased by Pfizer, but by 1991, Pfizer’s mineral and metals division has become defunct. Between the World War II and the 1970s, Quigley manufactured products containing asbestos. They were mostly insulation materials that were heavily used by boiler workers and the people working in the construction industry.