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EOS Launches New Laser-Sintering Machine and Powders at EuroMold
Sintering Services

EOS Launches New Laser-Sintering Machine and Powders at EuroMold

Laser-sintering system manufacturer, EOS, launched a new machine for processing metal powders at EuroMold 2010. Called EOSINT M 280, it is an improved version of its market leading additive manufacturing systems for metal components. Peter Klink, Executive Vice President Global Sales, said, The machine sets new standards in terms of part quality and reproducibility, while at the same time...

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Plastic Injection Molding Services

A. Schulman Wins Four Society of Plastics Engineers' European Automotive Awards, Including Innovation Award for Seat Belt Microphone for Audi

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2010 - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) recently received four 2010 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) European automotive awards, including the highly prestigious Innovation Award for the seat belt microphone manufactured for Audi. The award-winning seat belt microphone for the Audi R8 Spyder allows drivers to make and receive clear and undisturbed hands-free cell phone...

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Manufacturing Software

Caliper Life Sciences and Sony DADC Collaborate to Develop Plastic Microfluidic Solutions

Caliper and Sony DADC Establish Strategic Relationship to Advance Microfluidics in Life Sciences and Molecular Diagnostics Markets HOPKINTON, Mass. -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery and life sciences research, today announced a collaboration with Sony DADC Austria AG for the co-development and manufacture of plastic...

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Plastics

Freudenberg-NOK's FluoroXprene® Materials Recognized as Game-Changing Supplier Innovation

PLYMOUTH, Mich. -- Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership's long-standing commitment to cutting-edge research and innovative products has garnered new praise in the auto industry. The company's FluoroXprene® fluoroelastomer, a unique family of thermoplastic materials that process like plastic but have the flexibility and resistance of elastomers, has been chosen as a finalist in the 2011...

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Plastic Fabrication Services

Kintz Puts Plastics Technology to Work for Optiwind's Innovative Wind Turbine

Twin Sheet Thermoforming Key to Design HOWES CAVE, NY - Kintz Plastics, Inc., a leading heavy gauge thermoformer, has been selected by Optiwind of Torrington, Connecticut, to produce covers for the vertical surfaces on Optiwind's innovative wind turbines. The Optiwind turbines are designed to harness wind power for mid-size commercial customers including schools, colleges, hotels, retailers,...

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Seating

BASF Develops Innovative Structural Technology for Automotive Seating

WYANDOTTE, MI - Combine innovative materials, development processes and partners-and a healthy dose of hard work-and you might just end up with an innovative application. That is precisely what happened when BASF turned its focus to automotive seating. Result: the first highly styled seating to incorporate a material-saving, weight-saving thermoplastic seat back frame. BASF, an experienced...

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Plastics

DSM to Showcase Industry-Leading Portfolio of Green Thermoplastic Technologies at K 2010

Sittard, the Netherlands, 09 Aug 2010 - DSM Engineering Plastics, one of the world's leading suppliers of engineering thermoplastics, will showcase its Eco solutions at K 2010 in Düsseldorf, Germany, held from 27 October until 3 November 2010. The company will be exhibiting in Hall 6, stand number B11. A key focus will be DSM Engineering Plastics' complete portfolio of Halogen Free engineering...

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Plastics

Fiat Selects Stanyl Diablo for Charge Air Duct Resonator

Sittard, The Netherlands, 03 Aug 2010 - As a tribute to 100 years of Alfa Romeo, Fiat Automobiles Group has launched a 2010 Alfa Romeo Giulietta. In the 1950s, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta caught the imagination of car enthusiasts throughout the world for the first time. Now, the Alfa Romeo Style Centre has produced a new Giulietta, using sophisticated material solutions and manufacturing...

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Resins

SABIC Innovative Plastics' Ammonia-Resistant Lexan* DMX Resin Extends Product Life of Norka's Energy-Efficient LED Luminaires

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Aug. 26, 2010 - Norka, a leading German lighting manufacturer, chose SABIC Innovative Plastics' extreme-performance Lexan* DMX polycarbonate (PC) copolymer resin for its new line of Luzern 38 tubular luminaires with light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Lexan DMX resin can withstand the hostile, ammonia-rich environments of stables, zoo cages and other animal enclosures, enabling...

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