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Hydrolysis-resistant polyester resin homes in on auto electrics

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Presentation by Dr. Peter Eibeck, Business Development E/E, Engineering Plastics Europe, BASF SE
The challenges for materials in the automotive drive technology include amongst others high temperatures, moisture and vibrations. In order to be able to withstand such an environment over the service life of a car, the plastics used often have to be specially formulated. 

Teardown: Deconstructing Valve's Steam Machine

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If last month’s round of next-gen console launches left you in a fog, prepare yourself for the incoming Steam Machine. Valve has released only 300 beta kits into the wild, so grab your companion cube and hold tight -- we’re about to open one up.

Medtech in 2014 and beyond

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It has been a tumultuous year for the medical technology industry, as it struggles to adapt to a changing business landscape while continuing to advance innovation within strict regulatory guidelines. That dynamic will continue in 2014 and beyond. Here is an admittedly ad hoc selection of areas of interest for the medtech sector. This list is by no means exhaustive or authoritative--feel free to add your comments and perspectives on the year ahead.  

Scholle and IPN unite to form global packaging concern

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Scholle Corporation and Netherlands-based IPN have jointly announced an agreement to combine their businesses to form a new diverse performance packaging company.
Employing over 2,000 people globally, the combined IPN/Scholle entity will provide performance-based packaging solutions from its multiple manufacturing locations in North America, Europe, Australia, Latin America, China, and India to the world’s largest brands. 

China’s Latest Credit Crunch: What It Says About 2014

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CHINA continues to cross the river by feeling the stones and anyone in the chemicals industry who says that they have a clear idea of where this is going to end is probably being more than a little disingenuous.
There will be a lot of experimentation as China tries to overhaul its growth model with some successes and also some failures. What nobody can predict with any degree of genuine confidence is whether, in the end, the whole effort will succeed or fail. 

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