The private equity firm has acquired James L. Villa Inc. (Oldsmar, FL), a third-generation family owned and operated business that specializes in custom thermoformed and injection molded packaging for fresh food products.
The materials supplier collaborated with non-profit Global Vision 2020 to develop the USee vision-screening and correct-strength eyeglasses kit. The program’s goal is to bring clear eyesight to more than one billion people living in extreme poverty.
The 2019 JEC Innovation Awards celebrated a zero-defect manufacturing process for large parts, self-reinforcing PLA-based composites and bendable reinforcements for concrete, among other technologies. All eleven winners are featured in this slide show.