The university is using the Zhafir Zeres electric molding machine in an additional lab section for applied learning so there is one student at each machine versus two, reducing the number of lab partners and adhering to distancing.
The greenfield site in Beverly covers 36,000-ft2, will employ 48 and provide LSR and thermoplastic injection molding on presses ranging in tonnage from 40 to 220 tons.
Originally planned for March, the move to the larger site was delayed until August due to COVID-19.
Initially unveiled in Europe, the new digital manufacturing platform will be coming to the U.S. in early 2021, bringing greater speed and flexibility to quoting of injection molded, CNC machined, and 3D-printed parts.
Regional offices in the West and Midwest have moved to more accessible locations; new Tech Center and assembly plant opens in New Jersey.
Protolabs survey results examine product development and the supply chain.
Free, three-day foammelt conference shifts to a virtual format, providing info on all aspects of structural foam molding.
Mack Group distributed $15 million in bonuses to employees to mark its 100th anniversary, allotting payouts based on years of employment and ranging from $5000 to $15,000.