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PolyCello's extended family success story

Repeated selection as one Canada’s “Best Managed Companies” doesn’t happen simply by maintaining best business practices. If it did, probably every third firm in the country would get the nod. Instead, it takes more...
Mar 21, 2014


The rise of 3D printing

Sometimes layering can take a long time — as in millions of years. Take rocks. They’re stacked in layers containing fossils, with the oldest fossils at the deepest layers and the most recent near the top. For scientists and...
Feb 20, 2014


Brace yourself for custom, 3D-printed casts

If you’ve ever had a fractured limb, you know how unpleasant a cast can be. They’re bulky and uncomfortable — not to mention a blank canvas for embarrassing sketches by family and friends. But a Toronto start-up is using 3D...
Jan 29, 2014


Soaking up crude oil spills with polymer mesh magnetic nanoparticles

The news moves fast these days, so you can be forgiven for being a little fuzzy about the Deepwater Horizon episode. Here’s a recap: On 20 April 2010, while drilling in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, an explosion on the...
Jan 9, 2014


R&M Plastic Products beats the third-generation curse

Some family businesses just don’t work. Fans of The Godfather trilogy, for example, may recall the brothers in the Corleone mob clan winding up as how-to guides for dysfunction. And it’s not like you couldn’t find a gazillion...
Dec 10, 2013


K 2013 WRAP UP: OTHER COOL STUFF

New additive manufacturing machine
Nov 18, 2013


K 2013 WRAP UP: MOLD TECHNOLOGY

 
Nov 11, 2013


K 2013 WRAP UP: RECYCLING

 
Nov 5, 2013


K 2013 WRAP UP: MATERIALS

 
Nov 4, 2013


K 2013 WRAP UP: ROBOTS & AUTOMATION

 
Nov 1, 2013


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