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Major OEMs Help Spur Surging Global Demand for 3D Printers

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 | Permalink

If 2013 was a good year for 3D printing (aka additive manufacturing), the future promises to be even brighter for this rapidly advancing technology. According to a new report from the Freedonia Group, world demand for 3D printers and related materials and software is projected to rise 21% per year to $5 billion in 2017.  While professional uses such as prototyping will continue to account for the majority of demand, the more rapid growth will be seen in production and consumer applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Rapid prototyping read more

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SPE Thermoforming Division announces call for nominations for Thermoformer of the Year

Monday, December 23rd, 2013 | Permalink

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has announced a call for nominations for the annual Thermoformer of the Year Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the thermoforming industry in a technical, educational or managerial capacity. The nomination deadline is January 31, 2014. Nominees will be evaluated and reviewed by the SPE Thermoforming Division Board of Directors during its Winter Board Meeting in February.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  thermoforming read more

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Engel claims 10 percent share of Asian injection machine market

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 | Permalink

Austrian machine builder Engel sold injection machinery valued at a combined €125 million in Asia in the fiscal year 2011/2012 ending March 30, thus claiming an overall 10 percent share of the regional market. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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New PPS suppliers hail from Japan, Korea

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 | Permalink

Expertise in the compounding of engineering plastics and a proprietary process for polymerizing polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) resin free of chlorine and sodium are the backdrop of a new joint venture between Teijin Chemicals Ltd. (Tokyo) and SK Chemicals (Seoul, South Korea) to manufacture and market PPS resins and compounds in July this year. A 12,000-tonnes/yr production plant will be up and running in the fiscal year starting in April 2015. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – February 2013 Keywords:  polyphenylene sulfide PPS Teijin Chemicals SK Chemicals read more

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Sex-changing treatment for kids: It’s on the rise

Monday, February 20th, 2012 | Permalink

A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them sex-changing treatments, according to reports in the medical journal Pediatrics.

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