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Making Electric Vehicles Safer, Lighter and More Sustainable
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Making Electric Vehicles Safer, Lighter and More Sustainable

Presented by DSM Engineering Materials October 27, 2022, at 10 a.m. CET, 4 p.m. SGT Register Now > Due to growing consumer demand, regulatory pressure, and technology advances, the transition to electric mobility is accelerating and is forecasted to accelerate … Continued

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Enhancing Manufacture and Design of Surgical Equipment
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Enhancing Manufacture and Design of Surgical Equipment

Presented by Avient Corporation October 26, 2022, at 11 a.m. EDT Register Now > The surgical and medical equipment market continues to evolve, influenced by such trends as a drive for disposables, or smaller tools being required for surgeries. As … Continued

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The Bioplastic Paradox
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September 14, 2022
The Bioplastic Paradox

Originally posted on April 10, 2015 Updated August, 2022 Since the original version of this article was posted in 2015, much has happened. Near-catastrophic climate changes mean that we must stop burning fossil fuels much quicker than previously imagined. Plastics … Continued

Materials Companies Gear Up for K Show Product Launches
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August 31, 2022
Materials Companies Gear Up for K Show Product Launches

With the triennial K Show in Düsseldorf, Germany, due to open its doors this Oct. 19-26 to some 3,000 exhibitors from 61 nations, many companies are scrambling to make key product introductions. At the same time, they also are looking … Continued

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