Jarden Zinc Products
Jarden Zinc Products of Greeneville, Tennessee, is an American manufacturer of a variety of basic zinc products, including sheets of zinc used as precursors to other products and coinage blanks (planchets), including the copper-coated zinc blanks presently used to mint the United States one-cent piece. As of 2016 Jarden Zinc Products is the sole provider of zinc blanks for the US Mint. The company has resisted past efforts to eliminate the penny in the United States.
- Donahue, Michelle Z. "How Much Does it Really Cost (the Planet) to Make a Penny?" Smithsonian.com. May 18, 2016. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/penny-environmental-disaster-180959032/.
- "Zinc supplier paying thousands to save penny". The Dallas Morning News. 2007-08-19. Retrieved 2010-02-08.
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