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Plastic oil sumps offer further lightweighting options

Friday, June 21st, 2013 | Permalink

Engineering plastics suppliers have uncovered another application where their offerings can substitute heavier incumbent metal technology as evidenced by two recent developments that assist auto and truck makers in improving fuel economy and reducing emissions. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Surface aesthetics solutions at the forefront at VDI 2013

Friday, February 15th, 2013 | Permalink

Surface aesthetics are an important aspect of automotive engineering and two areas that will be under the spotlight at the VDI International Conference “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” in Mannheim, Germany taking place on March 13-14 are primerless paintability and the elimination of flow marks, also known as tiger stripes. Borealis (Vienna, Austria) and its group company Borouge (Singapore) will highlight recent developments in this area at their stand (No. 54) at the event. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Coalition of Medical Technology Manufacturers Applauds Bipartisan Efforts to Repeal Job-Killing Medical Device Tax

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 | Permalink

Thu, 02/07/2013 Health Care Reform, Device Tax Washington, D.C. –  A coalition of medical device manufacturers today applauded Members of the Senate and House of Representatives for their recent bipartisan efforts to repeal the 2.3% medical device excise tax. Today, Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced the “Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act” and yesterday, Reps. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced the “Protect Medical Innovation Act.”    read more

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Coalition of Medical Technology Manufacturers Applauds Bipartisan Efforts to Repeal Job-Killing Medical Device Tax