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The shape of things to come … Programmable Materials

Posted on January 25th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

3D printing (also called additive manufacturing) is a process for making a physical object from a 3D digital model by laying down many successive thin layers of materials. Continue reading “The shape of things to come … Programmable Materials” »

Breakthrough Innovation at Any Speed

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

How novel must an innovation be to achieve “breakthrough” status? Is it merely the invention of the of something new and different – the what – or is it first necessary for the innovation to achieve successful commercialization – the how? When it comes to manufacturing, we are currently poised for another breakthrough moment. Take the jump to find out more.  Continue reading “Breakthrough Innovation at Any Speed” »

Outcome Focused: From “Out of the Box” to “There is No Box”

Posted on November 13th, 2015 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Issue or outcome? As engineers charged with the responsibility of maintaining and growing our company’s profitability through its product line, dowe focus too much on incremental improvement at the expense of breakthrough innovation? Does the necessity of addressing very real day-to-day issuesContinue reading “Outcome Focused: From “Out of the Box” to “There is No Box”” »

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