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Community college molds students for careers in medical manufacturing

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 | Permalink

All Sites Given that national unemployment still hovers around 7%, it can be disconcerting to learn that many job openings are going unfilled because the companies cannot find qualified personnel. The skills gap is real, and companies in central Massachusetts, which has a long tradition in medical device manufacturing, are experiencing this, writes Daniel M. Asquino, President, Mount Wachusett Community College, in a piece published on www.telegram.com . read more

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Closing the skills gap: Molder doubles as vocational technology school

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 | Permalink

Achieving recognition in Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500/5000 exclusive ranking of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies is quite an honor for medium-sized enterprises. Garnering that prestigious honor three years in a row has been especially exciting for SUPERB Industries , a high-volume producer of engineered plastic and metal components, headquartered in Sugarcreek, OH, with affiliated operations in Walnut Creek and a distribution center in Hong Kong. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  SUPERB Industries skills gap training read more

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Automated production of lightweight CFRP engine hood in 15 minutes

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 | Permalink

The Composites Europe 2013 show in Stuttgart, Germany, this September 17-19 is set to feature many innovations, among the a new gap impregnation unit with innovative mold technology that will enable the automated manufacture of a vehicle engine hood made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) in just 15 minutes. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  composite hood IKV read more

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Foster CEO discusses emerging trends in medical plastics

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 | Permalink

The late 1980s and 1990s represented a major transition period for medical plastics. Major resin producers were scared off by litigation issues following failures of silicone implants. At the same time, markets such as catheters were just emerging and needed development partners. A new generation of entrepreneurs emerged to fill the gap. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics compounding catheters implants Foster read more

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Polymer implant helps bone injuries heal faster

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 | Permalink

A polymer membrane implant that speeds bone healing is headed soon to a human clinical trial. A new animal study indicates that healing time is about 40% faster for the new product from a company called RegeneCure compared to current methods used to facilitate bone regeneration and healing. They typically involve autografts, bone transplantation from the patient’s body, or use of bone graft substitutes to fill the fractured gap. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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