How to motivate a TEQnologist

by Todd McDonald on October 20, 2016

We’ve all seen them – the stunning photos of soaring eagles, mountains and fall foliage with bold captions such as:  “Teamwork”,” Focus” and “Persistence”. Becoming popular in the early 90’s with the launch of Successories, this wall art became a staple in many corporations. The art was displayed proudly in break rooms and hallways. The […]


Seven Sustainability Goals for Thermoforming

by Todd McDonald on August 22, 2016

Environmentally-friendly, natural, organic, green, recycling… These are just a few common interpretations of the word sustainability. But what does it really mean? The EPA defines sustainability as the creation and maintenance of the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present […]


An unusual combination

July 8, 2016

Some things just seem to go together… peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, bacon and eggs – while others don’t (think bacon and chocolate, peanut butter and pickles or hot sauce and cauliflower), at least at first. But on closer inspection (or tasting in this case) it is clear that these combinations can actually […]

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Thermoforming Material Myths

June 7, 2016

For 14 years, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman used scientific methods to test (and often debunk) thousands of rumors and myths on the show Myth Busters. One of our favorites was when they demonstrated that dropping a penny off the side of the Empire State Building could not kill someone. In fact, when they shot […]

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