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Turning marine debris into ornaments for the Capitol Christmas tree

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | Permalink

Bonnie Dillard, an artist in Kodiak Island, Alaska, is doing something about the plastics problem, but in a much more festive way. Using plastics washed up on the beaches where she lives, the retired art teacher is crafting materials to create colorful fish as ornaments. “The fish happen to be our main economic and food recourse and the plastics are becoming a threat to our livelihood and to the fish as well,” says Dillard. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Turning marine debris into ornaments for the Capitol Christmas tree

Dirty business: Three years of contaminated medical scopes

Monday, December 21st, 2015 | Permalink

An investigative report in the Los Angeles Times yesterday on a type of medical endoscope manufactured by Olympus Corp. that has been associated with patient deaths caused by bacterial infections revealed that the product has been linked to several outbreaks since 2012, yet the company continued to sell the device and failed to warn U.S. hospitals. Contaminated scopes made international headlines in February 2015, when more than 100 patients at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center in Los Angeles were exposed to bacteria during a procedure in which the device was used. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers read more

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Automotive software is giving a whole new meaning to the term "car crash"

Saturday, December 19th, 2015 | Permalink

All Sites Most vehicle purchasers typically don’t shop for a car by asking the sales person at the dealership if there’s Intel inside. Seriously, when people shop for a car they choose one based on make, model, color and maybe a review by Consumer Reports or J.D. Power’s reliability rating. But rarely do they think about the computer systems in a car. read more

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Survival strategies for suppliers to automotive (and other) OEMs

Friday, December 18th, 2015 | Permalink

All Sites A recent article in which I addressed how OEMs and Tier 1s are mitigating risk , I noted that Tier 2 suppliers might want to change or implement a new strategy to adapt to the changing landscape of the automotive industry. read more

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INglass Group announces new company structure

Friday, December 18th, 2015 | Permalink

INglass Group (S.Polo di Piave, Italy) announced that the company has experienced steady growth over recent years in all of its different brands including injection molds, hot runners and multi-cavity products. INglass has now become one of the “major players in the plastic injection market,” said the company. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Injection Molding read more

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