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Todd McDonald

Todd McDonald

A creative, customer-based problem solver, Todd has over 20 years of industry experience. Starting as a designer, he moved on to engineering project management, then transitioned into sales. It is this diverse background that gives him a “unique, multi-faceted understanding of business” that generates unexpected, smart solutions.
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Develop locally; produce globally

 Think about the last time you went to your favorite restaurant. Does it matter to you to know where things you eat come from? For a lot of people, it does. And that’s exactly what Alice Walker had in mind when she opened Chez Pannise in Berkley,.

Exploring thermoform packaging for medical devices

At TEQ, we feel it is important to understand the importance of the potential harmonization between ISO 11607 and the EU’s Medical Device Regulations. That’s why we partnered with PMMI to write a blog. To hear more about our capabilities, visit.

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In memory of Curt Larsen

Curt Larsen passed away Wednesday August 15th , 2018.  He was a great dad to his kids and great husband to his wife, Carol.  He is a man who will be greatly missed and never forgotten.

10 reasons why you should switch to TEQpropylene for your next packaging project

For many years, PETG has been the “go-to” of material for medical packaging for its clarity and sterilizing capabilities. However, with the ever-growing concern for recyclability and the new California Legislation AB 906 changing the recycling.

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 4 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.

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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.

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