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PUBLISHED: 3/25/2020

Wittmann Battenfeld to Remain Operational During Covid-19 Crisis

Initially facing a forced shutdown, Wittmann Battenfeld—and many of the plastics manufacturers it supplies—were deemed essential and allowed to remain open.


PUBLISHED: 3/25/2020

Auxiliary Equipment Vet Thiele Starts On-Line Consulting Venture

Vactec On-Line will troubleshoot and assist customers quickly and efficiently on a myriad of issues without the time and expense of on-site consulting.


PUBLISHED: 3/24/2020

Facing Partial Shutdown, Tessy Plastics Pays Out $2000 Per Employee

As operations in New York and Pennsylvania are impacted by government enforcement of shutdowns, Tessy issued the checks to nearly 1100 employees.


PUBLISHED: 3/24/2020

HP is 3D Printing Parts to Help Battle the Coronavirus Pandemic

Many 3D design files to be made freely available to accelerate critical parts production.


PUBLISHED: 3/24/2020

Engel Ceases Production at Austrian Plants Following Employee Coronavirus Infections

Following the sixth confirmed case of Covid-19 for its employees in Austria, Engel said it was ceasing production at its manufacturing sites in Austria until April 15.


PUBLISHED: 3/23/2020

Stratasys Producing 3D-Printed Face Shields In Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Any 3D printing shop in the U.S. that wishes to help print plastic frames, can fill out an online form to be invited to join the effort.


PUBLISHED: 3/23/2020

California Moldmaker Remains Open During Coronavirus Shelter in Place Order

M.R. Mold & Engineering, after consulting legal counsel, has determined its work is in support of “critical manufacturing”, which is exempt from the edict.


PUBLISHED: 3/20/2020

Henkel to Reduce Fossil-Based Virgin Plastic by 50%

In stepping up its sustainability commitment, Henkel has announced further ambitious packaging targets for 2025.


PUBLISHED: 3/20/2020

Nexam to Supply Diab with Property-Enhancing Nexamite for High-Performance PET Foam

2020-2021 supply agreements between Nexam and Diab further strengthends growth of PET foam cores used by windmill manufacturers. 


PUBLISHED: 3/20/2020

Ultimaker Connects 3D Printing Experts With Hospitals During Coronavirus Outbreak

Ultimaker is making its global network of 3D printing hubs, experts and designers directly available to hospitals in need of tools and applications that are short in supply and can be quickly produced with 3D printing during the COVID-19 p...