UK sales of Haitian injection moulding machines “smash” target with 320 percent increase
Sales of Haitian injection moulding machinery in the UK grew by a record 320 percent in 2016, thanks to a combination of repeat orders and an expanding customer base.
CPR and AED Awareness Week 2017
Sections Building CPR and AED Awareness in Your Community Over 350,000 people suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests each year in the U.S. Only 10% of them survive. Survival depends on getting CPR immediately from a bystander within the first few minutes following cardiac arrest, before first responders arrive. The solution lies in widespread community CPR training. Educating the lay public on the importance of CPR and how to perform it will increase the number of lifesavers in our communities.1 National CPR and AED Awareness Week is intended to further educate Americans about the necessity of CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training. Each year, CPR/AED classes and demonstrations are conducted, events are hosted and educational information is…
Some surprising (to me) facts about plastics employment
I have a finger on the pulse of the plastics industry. I visit companies, talk to executives on the phone, meet them at conferences and shows. I also read tons of stories about them, written by our staff and others. But once in a while I see something surprising about plastics processing.That brings me to my second surprise. Last week we reported on a survey of processors from the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP). First, the predictable part: Workforce development is, by far, the top challenge for plastics processors. Some 92 percent of executives say
The future of fabrication is now
Augmented reality and verbalizing operating instructions to machine tools may be coming to your shop floor sooner than you realize.
How to Choose a Garage Door
Before you start shopping for a new garage door, learn what you should be looking for and get a sense of the vast possibilities this popular home improvement offers.