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Lubrizol targets rubber in medical cable insulation

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 | Permalink

Lubrizol (Cleveland, OH) continues to broadly expand its specialty thermoplastic polyurethane compounds for the medical market. One of its announcements at MD&M East in Philadelphia today was an all-new proprietary flame-retardant designed to accelerate the replacement of rubber in wire and cable insulation used in hospitals. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  Lubrizol thermoplastic polyurethane flame retardant read more

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Plastic pallets seeing growth

Monday, June 17th, 2013 | Permalink

Sales of new and refurbished pallets will expand 3.5% per year through 2017 to 1.3 billion units, valued at $16.9 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group , a Cleveland-based industry market research firm. Block pallets are expected to make up a larger share of the market total, and growing numbers of manufacturers will replace their existing stringer pallets with new block units. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastic pallet read more

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Hybrid Athenas target all-electrics in medical applications

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 | Permalink

Athena Automation (Vaughan, ON) will target the medical market with a hybrid machine in the mid-to-high-end price range that provides superior accuracy, energy efficiency and cleanliness compared to the industry-leading electric machines, CEO Robert Schad said in an interview with Plastics Today. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Robert Schad medical injection molding read more

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My kind of [electric] car

Friday, May 10th, 2013 | Permalink

It has been said that conventional electric vehicles need to break out of their current design shell of essentially being based on conventional gasoline-powered chassis and body design, with a battery tossed in below the floorboards in  place of an engine. Failing which, they won’t enjoy significant market penetration. Renault’s latest electric concept car may hint at what’s in store. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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First-time transplant business pushes Absolute Haitian to best year ever

Friday, April 12th, 2013 | Permalink

Absolute Haitian enjoyed its best year ever in 2012, almost doubling total sales bookings over 2011, with much of the growth coming from a resurgent automotive market, particularly some first-time sales into transplant automotive OEM suppliers. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – April 2013 Keywords:  Absolute Haitian Glenn Frohring transplant OEM read more

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