Editor in chief of PlasticsToday since 2015, Norbert Sparrow has more than 20 years of editorial experience in business-to-business media. He studied journalism at the Centre Universitaire d'Etudes du Journalisme in Strasbourg, France, where he earned a master's degree.
Rehau, a family-owned supplier of polymer-based solutions to the construction and automotive industries headquartered in Muri, Switzerland, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire MB Barter & Trading AG, also family owned.
Len Czuba, President of Czuba Enterprises Inc. (Chicago), will moderate a panel discussion on the future of medical materials at the co-located PLASTEC/MD&M Minneapolis event. Here, he shares insights on how materials are advancing medtech innovation . . . and vice versa.
"The Graduate," which turned 50 last December, has almost totemic status in the plastics industry because of the famous “just-one-word” exchange. You could probably recite that bit of dialogue by heart. But here are a few pieces of trivia related to the film that you might not know.
Michael McAlpine from the University of Minnesota will discuss the role of 3D printing and imaging in the development of multifunctional devices; Phil Magney, an advisor on autonomous vehicle technologies, will explore the future of automated driving.