Researchers at Brown University have demonstrated a 3D-printing technique for fabricating “smart” biomaterials that can respond to stimuli, self-heal, and degrade on demand, paving the way for a number of next-generation medical and other applications.
Like many of us, I followed the news of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. I was deeply touched by the devastation that occurred. I was also stunned by the response of the plastics industry, especially in the state of Texas.
“Recruiting employees with relevant skills and experience is an industry-wide challenge,” said CEO Ed Holland. “We’re stepping up recruiting efforts, investing in training and promoting our existing staff to fulfill the expectations of our suppliers and customers.”