Thanks for the excellent discussion on the next generation of 3D printing materials. I am very interested in watching the development of adding fiber-reinforcement to these 3D polymers since this will significantly increase material strength and performance. As the article stated, creating new ultra-strong, next generation polymers will address a large pent-up demand in certain market segments.
A group of engineering students at Rice University have designed a knee brace that harvests energy from walking, which potentially can be reused to power small medical devices and even an artificial heart.
The global packaged food market is still rising, thanks to constantly changing consumer preferences and growing demand in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, and the global food packaging machinery market is continuing to ride its fortunes.
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