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Latest developments in 3D printing of Silicone elastomer

Wacker's ACEO technology utilizes Drop-On-Demand approach which delivers precise drops of silicone material which flow into each other, building a continuous layer, layer is then cured with a UV light. 

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High Performance elastomers for the Oil & Gas Industry

"Harsh" is the way James Walker describes the environments in the Oil & Gas industry they serve. Such applications require materials with exceptional performance characteristics to avoid a wide variety of catastrophic failures including Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD).James Walker has recently reported that their Vermilion® Three has become the first and only elastomer to receive Shell TAT approval to Shell MESC SPE 85/301.

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Need a clean surface fast then use lasers

Laser cleaning operates by ablating a specific layer of material or substrate is uncovered through the removal of undesired layers or incoherent particle distributions. Laser cleaning process now has found a wide variety of uses ranging from Aerospace, Automotive, composite manufacturing, Medical and Pharmaceutical, etc. industries

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Additive manufacturing may disrupt these industries 

Additive manufacturing or 3D printing continues to evolve rapidly. From its humble beginnings as a solution for rapid prototyping now the industry is on the verge of challenging a wide variety of industries.

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Maximize profitability-Credits and Rebates

Business leaders can significantly improve the ROI on the R&D, and Operations capital by strategically approaching all available federal & state tax credits and rebate program.Research & Development Tax Credits and Commercial & Industrial Energy Conservation Rebates are two such examples. Read on to gain insights into profitability improvement opportunities these credits & rebates offer.

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Why is Business Development important

Sales and business development are the same. Right ?No doubt both activities lead to growth, however they achieve this very differently. Read on to understand how strategic business development can accelerate revenue growth, build collaborative partnerships with customers and leads to sustained competitive advantage by leveraging organizations Operation Excellence.

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Achieving Operational Excellence

Operational Excellence (OE) is executing in an efficient and effective manner across the value chain with a focus on delivering value to customers. The Operational Excellence program provides a framework to understand why and how performance needs to improve. The road to achieving operational excellence is by identifying value chain business processes, identifying strengths/weaknesses of them (based on key measurements and benchmarks) and redesigning these processes to align with corporate / strategic goals and ensure that organizations, resources and assets are utilized in the best possible manner.