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Device tax could cost 165,000 jobs, according to medtech survey

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 | Permalink

The medical device excise tax has already cost approximately 33,000 jobs and ultimately could eliminate as many as 165,000 jobs, according to a new survey conducted by US medtech lobbying association AdvaMed . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Media and Associations read more

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DuPont asking for entries for its packaging innovation awards

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 | Permalink

DuPont has announced the call for entries in the 26th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, its independently judged competition. The company says the awards program returns for a new year with changes that reflect current trends in the packaging industry. The deadline for entries is March 1, 2014. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  design materials read more

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All-thermoplastic rear-opening module debuted by Peugeot

Friday, September 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Plastic Omnium (Levallois, France) has launched production of its first all-thermoplastic rear-opening module to equip the new Peugeot 308. Designed in the ∑-Sigmatech research and development center in Lyon and produced in two plants in France – Langres (Haute-Marne) and Fontaine (Territoire de Belfort) – the tailgate weighs 12 kg, or 3 kg less than the equivalent product made of steel. In addition, the new tailgate offers carmakers greater freedom of design and is entirely recyclable. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  Peugeot Plastic Omnium read more

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New “T”-shaped cap targeting flexible, single-serve pouches

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 | Permalink

Hoffer Plastics Corp. recently launched a new Trust-T-Lok spout designed for flexible, single-serve pouches. The Trust-T-Lo was engineered and tested for more than a year and resulted in a “T”-shaped cap for flexible package spouts that meet all CPSC choke-proof specifications, while providing tamper evidence and an easy-grip shape and texture. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging pouches cap read more

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Automotive suppliers may face critical challenges

Monday, August 19th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Last week, in Traverse City, MI, the annual Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminars were held, and the topics covered the good, the bad and the ugly. According to IHS SupplierBusiness the primary discussions covered the “restraining effect of supplier bottlenecks on the surge in new-vehicle sales in the United States; the industry’s struggle to launch vehicles on time and without quality snags; the coming shrinkage of the Detroit 3 supply base; and General Motors’ new rules for suppliers.”     read more

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