Courtesy of New Process Fibre We conclude this three-part blog by taking a look at criteria for industrial applications: INDUSTRIES AND APPLICATIONS A broad range of industries use plastics for myriad applications. Some of the industries using these plastics include: OIL AND GAS The … [Read more...] about Plastic Material Selection Criteria – Part 3 (of 3)!
Courtesy of New Process Fibre Today we take a look at criteria for laboratory and research applications: TYPES OF NON-METALLIC & PLASTIC MATERIALS There are many types of plastic, and each comes with different physical and chemical properties that make them suitable for specific … [Read more...] about Plastic Material Selection Criteria – Part 2 (of 3!)
Courtesy of New Process Fibre Much more than simply picking texture or color, plastic material selection criteria can greatly affect performance, safety, and durability. In order to make the right choice for your application, it’s important to know a material’s unique characteristics and how they … [Read more...] about Plastic Material Selection Criteria, Part 1 (of 3)!
by Sarah Spain (courtesy of ESPN.com) As the United States women's soccer team glides down Broadway atop its buses in Wednesday's ticker-tape parade, you can expect to see plenty of the signature swagger. Alex Morgan twerking, Allie Long hyping the crowd, Kelley O'Hara unleashing a barbaric yawp … [Read more...] about “Aspirational to Instructional”
Courtesy of Fastener News Desk Hi. I am Willow. Welcome to my column. We have not met before, but you already know a lot about me. I work with you in the fastener industry. I am not one woman, but all women. I am named for the willow tree. My branches appear to bow, but don’t … [Read more...] about Camaraderie!
Courtesy of mprnews.org High school graduates receiving their diplomas this month have better job prospects than those who graduated in 2007. But they're still worse off than high school graduates in 2000. That's according to a new report from the Washington D.C.-based Economic Policy … [Read more...] about Graduating: But to Better Job Prospects?
Courtesy of history.com 1. Memorial Day and its traditions may have ancient roots. While the first commemorative Memorial Day events weren’t held in the United States until the late 19th century, the practice of honoring those who have fallen in battle dates back thousands of years. The ancient … [Read more...] about 8 Things You May Not Know About Memorial Day!
Courtesy of CNN.com Just days after they appeared to be on the verge of brokering a deal, the United States and China are fighting a trade war again. The Trump administration made good on its threat to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports from 10% to 25% earlier on Friday, … [Read more...] about Tariffs! Tariffs! Tariffs!
Courtesy of The New York Times Rumors of the economic expansion’s death appear to have been greatly exaggerated. Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and services produced in the economy, rose at a 3.2 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, the Commerce … [Read more...] about 2019 First Quarter Economy Results
by Scott Lenz, PCC Marketing Manager The NBA Playoffs are more wide open than they've been in years, with multiple teams having a legitimate shot at dethroning the 2-time defending champion Warriors... annnnd absolutely none of that is true. The Dubs will win their fourth crown in 5 years, and … [Read more...] about Our 2019 NBA Playoff Preview!