Above, from an old aluminum foil dispenser, itself made of aluminum.
The Reynolds Metals Company was initially founded in Louisville, Kentucky in 1919 by the nephew of the tobacco baron R.J. Reynolds of tobacco. The company initially produced lead and tin foil wrapping for cigarettes and candy, but began producing aluminum foil in 1926. It's most famous product, Reynolds Wrap Aluminum Foil, was introduced in 1947. The company merged with ALCOA in 2000 to become the largest aluminum company in the U.S.