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PET and PETG, a bad combination?

Let’s face it, there are some things in this world that you should just never mix - like alcohol and bleach which can react to form poisonous compounds such as chloroform or hydrochloric acid. And then there are others that might be less.

Now you see it, now you don't...

When it comes to packaging design, providing physical protection, information/marketing messages and security are undeniably important. But sometimes package design focuses on other factors that are just as important - such as sustainability. For.

Separation Anxiety: How a simple fix can reduce waste

Every year Americans fill an estimated four billion prescriptions and buy even more over-the-counter medications. But we all know that the problem with recycling prescription bottles is that most curbside programs don’t accept them, which is why.

Paper or Plastic? An accidental discovery just may help you answer that question…

Most of us know that innovation sometimes arrives by chance instead of by choice. Take, for instance, the microwave, invented when a leading scientist Percy Spencer was visiting a lab at the Raytheon Company in 1945. Percy was testing a.

Defining Moments

According to Ed Thompson, vice president and renowned analyst at Gartner, defining moments are “points in time when the essential nature of a person, group, organization or industry emerges.” They are rare, meaningful moments that have.

What Can Be Learned From Organ Transplantation When Creating New Manufacturing Facilities?

Imagine you've just come from the doctor where you've found out you need a kidney transplant. You have a few options, wait on a national list, or attempt a transplant from a sibling or your identical twin. The choice to attempt a transplant from.

How to motivate a TEQnologist

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.

Seven sustainability goals for thermoforming

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.

An unusual combination

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.

Thermoforming Material Myths

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.

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