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High Quality Look of Metal in Plastics

Crescent Plastics, Inc. - High Quality Look of Metal in Plastic Extrusions Do you need a light weight and low cost alternative to metal? Extrusions that look like Brushed Aluminum, Stainless Steel, or Bronze? CRESCENT CAN DO IT! We have developed a plastic profile extrusion which has the look of metal. Not only did this innovative look solve a major retailer's problems with sharp metal edges and...

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8 Inch Diameter Tube Bending and Fabricating

Bassett Industries is proud to announce the ability to bend, fabricate, and laser cut 8 inch round and 8 inch square tubing! We recently added the machinery to handle large diameter tubing to compliment our already existing tube bending and fabricating capabilities that previously maxed out at 6 inches. Production of 8 inch tube fabricating is well under way and we look forward to providing this...

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3D Printing Is Merged with Printed Electronics

Revolutionary Smart Wing created for UAV model demonstrates groundbreaking technology from Stratasys and Optomec Frankfurt - (Nasdaq: SSYS) Stratasys and Optomec Inc. today announced that the companies have successfully completed a joint development project to merge 3D printing and printed electronics to create the world's first fully printed hybrid structure. The first project, the development...

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Industry's First Post-Consumer Recycled Line of Polystyrenes from Styrolution Showcased at the International Plastics Showcase, NPE 2012

Three grades of polystyrene each feature 25 percent PCR content CHANNAHON, Ill. - The industry's first line of polystyrene products containing post-consumer recycled (PCR) polystyrene will highlight Styrolution America LLC's presence at the upcoming NPE 2012 International Plastics Showcase in Orlando, which runs from April 2-5. The product line from Styrolution, the leading global styrenics...

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PNC Adds Ventec's VT-901 to Approved Material Listing

Printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer PNC has added Ventec's VT-901 250Tg Polyimide to their internal approval and UL listing. This IPC4101C/42 addition will allow PNC to expand their offerings to its customers with commercial high operating temperature, high reliability, and military specifications and those with power supply and aerospace designs. PNC's sustained growth in the high...

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A. Schulman at NPE 2012: Where Performance, Appearance and Processing Meet

A. Schulman at NPE 2012: Where Performance, Appearance and Processing Meet AKRON, Ohio - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches and specialty powders and distributor, will be featuring informative in-booth demonstrations showcasing innovations that have inspired the world of plastics at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5 in the...

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Crane Plastics Responds to Customers' Call for Green Products

Crane Plastics is pleased to announce that it will be converting three of its extrusion lines to 100% regrind consumption by the end of March. As Crane's customers develop more Green applications, Crane has responded by setting up a cell in its Columbus plant devoted to producing extrusions from 100% recycled materials. This material comes from a variety of post consumer and post industrial...

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Fiber Optic Tube Laser Capabilities Added to Sharpe Products Already Lean Tube Bending Services

Fiber Optic Tube Laser Capabilities Added to Sharpe Products Already Lean Tube Bending Services

Sharpe Products, a contract manufacturer providing tube bending services for over 20 years, has recently purchased a state-of-the-art BLM Fiber Optic Tube Laser. The addition of the 6in. O.D. fiber optic tube laser complements the company’s already lean processes of using all-electric CNC tube benders and will allow for costly traditional fabrication processes to be done in a much more time...

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Tips on Quality Solutions for Injection Molded Components

There are lots of injection molding companies, but few that take the time and effort to ensure a consistently superior finished product. It may be tempting to go with whatever molding solution is cheapest, but the cost of a molding product that doesn't have adequate quality measures in place can't be measured up front. Having to redo molds costs money and time within production, and customer...

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Hydro Has Expanded Its Aluminum Fabrication Services

Hydro has expanded its aluminum fabrication services with more regional technical competence and a new dedicated website. Customers should benefit from cost savings by obtaining their extrusions and fabrication in one place, said Matthew Dionne, president of Hydro's North American aluminum extrusion business. The company has added technical specialists to further enhance the deep competence in...

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