The article discusses the highlights of the Global Plastics Summit 2015 which was held in Chicago, Illinois on October 29-30. Topics discussed include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Skylar Tibbits' discussion of the uses of four-dimensional (4-D) technology in various industries including health care, construction and infrastructure and plastic applications of 4-D printing in parts made for Airbus and Briggs Automotive Co.
RAPID prototyping, INTELLECTUAL property, CONFIDENTIAL communications, VIDEOCONFERENCING, RESEARCH & development, BLOW molding machines, FOAM, and EQUIPMENT & supplies
The article features the Uniloy University, a new 15,000-square-foot laboratory of blow molding and structural foam/web solutions specialist Uniloy, that features three blow molding machines and testing and prototyping equipment, at its headquarters in Michigan, to educate customers with machines. It discusses its having its own secure entry for intellectual property protection and confidentiality, ability of classroom for video teleconferencing, and use for research and development (R&D).