Part of America’s largest annual design and manufacturing event, PLASTEC West will return to the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, on Feb. 6 for a three-day run. Register now and enter promo code PLASTICSTODAY to receive a 20% discount on conference sessions.
The growing adoption of LED lighting, sundry lightweighting strategies and the trials and tribulations of OEM-supplier working relations were among the most-read stories in this year’s automotive and mobility category. Our countdown to the top stories of the year starts here.
A collaboration between Intellectual Ventures (Bellevue, WA) and Bill Gates, the Global Good Fund spearheaded the development of an easy-to-use, affordable early tuberculosis diagnostic device. Carbon (Redwood City, CA) contributed its 3D-printing expertise to the project.
That old saw about family-owned businesses—the first generation builds it, the second generation kills it—doesn’t apply to Industrial Molds Group. The third Peterson generation is currently active in the company, which goes from strength to strength.