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Global thermoplastic elastomers market forecast to rise at 5.5% through 2017

Monday, September 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

Worldwide demand for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) is forecast to rise 5.5 percent per annum to 5.8 million metric tons in 2017 according to an upcoming report from Freedonia (Cleveland, OH) entitled World Thermoplastic Elastomers. Advances will reportedly be driven by ongoing product innovation on the part of TPE manufacturers, allowing these materials to further displace traditional elastomers and thermoplastics in a variety of applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Pennsylvania molder adds four electric Toshibas

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 | Permalink

C&J Industries (Meadville, PA), responding to growth in medical and other markets, is now operating four new all-electric Toshiba as well as a new AGIE Charmilles FO550 Die-Sinking EDM machine. C&J Industries says that it has invested over $10 million over the past four years in new capital equipment and expansion projects. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Toshiba injection molding read more

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DOE funding focus on metal

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 | Permalink

The U.S. Department of Energy ( DOE ) is soliciting applications for $50 million in research funding for new research projects that will develop advanced technologies to improve vehicle performance and increase fuel economy. Among then 11 areas of interest (AOIs), only one relates to plastics: Breakthrough Techniques for Dissimilar Material Joining. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – February 2013 Keywords:  The U.S. Department of Energy R&D fuel efficiency vehicle lightweighting read more

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Plastikos, Micro Mold boost medical capacity

Friday, February 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Plastikos and Micro Mold (Erie, PA) are investing $1 million in capital expenditures this year to boost cleanroom molding and precision mold making capacity. The company is adding an 88-ton Arburg in its clean room, effectively increasing molding capacity in that area 50%. Capacity dditions are also being made in its whiteroom medical and electronics. Additional inspection equipment is also being purchased. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics Plastikos injection molding read more

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The Sad State of Diabetes Technology in 2012 – Scott Hanselman

Sunday, June 17th, 2012 | Permalink

Seems like Dr. Faustman at Faustmanlab. org should be funded the 10 million more she needs to carry out the phase 2 human trial of her research. All this money being spent on innovation that does not lead to significant …

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The Sad State of Diabetes Technology in 2012 – Scott Hanselman