Intellectual Property Awareness Vital to Success in 3D Printing

by Roger A. Gilcrest, Ice Miller LLP The increased use of three-dimensional (3D) printing for rapid prototyping has required injection molders to be vigilant to...

Wage Survey Results Released for Plastics Processing Industry

by Marcella Kates, MAPP, Inc. MAPP recently completed the 2013 Wage and Salary Report, which has evolved over the last ten years and remains one...

Minimizing Dust and Fines in Granulation and Conveying

by Doug Brewster, product manager-conveying, and Vincent Carpentieri, product manager-size reduction Conair Group Dust is a perennial problem in plastics processing plants and, today, when scrap...

Are You Neglecting Your Brand Touchpoints?

by Teresa Schell, Strategic Marketing Partners, LLC My what? For plastic processors, it's not an everyday water cooler conversation that evaluates the effective use of...
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Additive Manufacturing: Emerging into a Post-COVID World

by Lara Copeland, contributing writer, Plastics Business Additive manufacturing has been on the scene for more than three decades. As a constantly evolving industry, the...

Stay Hip, My Friends

by Dianna Brodine, managing editor, Plastics Business I’ll admit it – I have a few more gray hairs than I used to, and I don’t...

Protecting Workers in a Post-Pandemic Manufacturing Environment

by Angela Courtwright, attorney, Ice Miller LLP As famous Greek philosopher stated, “Change is the only constant in life.” This observation could not be truer...

Why Veterans are Ideal for Manufacturing Careers

by Rodrigo Garcia, Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs For those of you who've seen the classic film "The Graduate," you probably got a kick from...
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Not Your Typical Business Podcasts

by Dianna Brodine, managing editor, Plastics Business I have a love/hate relationship with podcasts. I love the ease of them, and it’s great to be...

An American-Made Story at Intertech Plastics

by Dianna Brodine, Plastics Business This is, above all things, the story of American manufacturing. It's a biography of an owner who believes in the...

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