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Updating a travel icon for the professional millennial


August 29, 2014 11:44 am ET

As part of a drive to expand its customer base to include more millennials, Airstream Inc. turned to the Columbus College of Art & Design's MindMarket studios to develop a mobile office and living space product concept.

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Design, materials, engineering finding a faster way forward


August 27, 2014 1:50 pm ET

Engineering and design specialists at Altair Thinklabs and Eastman Chemical Co. have developed prototypes that would not just help Paralympics medalist Blake Leeper shave time off his sprints, it also could help produce a better, more affordable...

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Design Stories: Young designers showing the way in adaptive design


August 27, 2014 12:12 pm ET

Amanda Bolton, then 19, decided to change her major at the University of Cincinnati from fine arts to industrial design, creating products for people like her grandmother.

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Prosthetic arm concept wins in student thermoforming competition


August 22, 2014 1:56 pm ET

Pressure forming company Freetech Plastics Inc. has returned with its annual Student Thermoformed Part Competition, intended to expand the exposure of the thermoforming process and the parts it can produce.

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Ford demonstrates Magna's seamless rear window on new F-150


August 14, 2014 11:34 am ET

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. today demonstrated its “seamless sliding rear window” feature developed by Canadian supplier Magna International Inc. for the new 2015 Ford F-150 pickups.

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Plastics help designers bring home the gold


July 22, 2014 2:15 pm ET

Products with polymer content received multiple gold recognitions in the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards.

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Design group Hexagon buys Vero Software to upgrade CAM capabilities


July 22, 2014 9:51 am ET

Stockholm-based Hexagon AB, a design technology company, has announced its acquisition of Vero Software, a leader in computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software. 

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Pact Group bringing forward new packaging, looking at acquisitions


July 15, 2014 11:07 am ET

Australian packaging company Pact Group Ltd.'s high density polyethylene milk bottle design is on its way to amassing a trophy cabinet full of awards.

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Will the Tupperware containers of 2020 go online?


July 2, 2014 3:22 pm ET

Tupperware Brands Corp. has expertise in automation and process efficiency, but all its customers care about is product design and innovation.

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Evonik reaching out to industrial designers


June 13, 2014 9:26 am ET

Germany's Evonik Industries AG, a specialty chemicals company, has introduced its “Design meets Polymers” initiative which it says provides industrial designers with a number of tools to enable them to search for optimal materials both...

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