A recently opened exhibit at Walt Disney World aims to give guests a hands-on understanding of plastics. Sponsored by The Society of the Plastics Industry and anchored by society members DuPont and GE Advanced Materials, Fantastic Plastics Works seeks to improve the public's appreciation of plastics and to encourage young people to consider a career in plastics. Visit www.plasticsworks.com for more information.
Everyone has had the experience of trying to scrape the last of the peanut butter or mayonnaise from the bottom of a glass jar without getting your hand sticky. Inventor Ron Jidmar thinks he has a solution to all of that nonsense with a flexible jar design that can be squeezed with one hand to lift contents from the bottom to the top of a jar or container, leaving the other hand free to scoop the contents out cleanly.
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