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Content tagged with Materials & Assembly posted in July 2011
Solvay Pumps OLEDs
7/27/2011  2 comments
Global chemicals giant Solvay is making a $14.5 million investment in Plextronics in a push to to jumpstart development of printed electronics such as organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs).
Stratasys Develops Static-Dissipative ABS
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7/26/2011  3 comments
Electronics manufacturers can now produce assembly aids using additive manufacturing systems that quickly make precise parts from CAD files.
Chemical Additive Protects Plastics From Rats
7/25/2011  9 comments
An Indian company has developed a proprietary chemical additive that repels rodents and insects from plastic wire and cable at a lower cost than sheathing.
Self-Locking Fastener Improves Elbow Implant
7/21/2011  5 comments
An innovative medical development company in Miami is using a self-locking fastener to dramatically extend the life of an elbow implant.
In-Mold Assembly Process Boosts Automotive Seal
7/15/2011  10 comments
Officials say there are other quality improvements in the process, which is in production on the new Ford C-Max, in addition to weight and cost savings.
Phillips Plastics Establishes European Presence
7/11/2011  2 comments
Phillips Plastics, a major US contract manufacturer that long eschewed foreign manufacturing plants, is dramatically changing direction with the acquisition of a major European medical manufacturer.

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