BUSINESS relocation, INDUSTRIAL location, and CORPORATE headquarters
Reports on Palomar Technologies' relocation to Carlsbad, California that will serve as the company's international headquarters. Company's efforts to meet the growing need for upgraded lab facilities for its advanced research and development.
Orange County Business Journal; 8/6/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 32, p8-8, 1/2p
RAPID prototyping, EDUCATIONAL programs, PROTOTYPES, and MANUFACTURING processes
The article focuses on an educational program at Saddleback College Advanced Technology Center in Mission Viejo, California. This program employs rapid prototyping for certifying technicians. The rapid prototyping machines take computer designs and transform them into products forged from ceramics, plastics and other materials. Objects are built by adding layers of material according to their designs.
ARTIFICIAL temporomandibular joints and ARTIFICIAL joints
The article announces that TMJ Concepts of Ventura, California has invented a unique way of producing custom-fit temporomandibular joints (TMJs) implants via 3-dimensional prototyping and CNC machine tools made by Haas Automation of Oxnard, California. It explains the severity of TMJ problems which may lead to psychological issues on deformity and how the company manufactures implants. The author asserts that producing the implants is a demanding and error-free process but guarantees a new life for people with TMJ problems.
UNIVERSITIES & colleges, PUBLIC institutions, and SCHOOLS
Looks into the development of the idea of prototyping machines churning out I-beams called contour crafting by engineering Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.