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 •  May 11

(Rob Foldy / Getty Images) Auto parts manufacturer Flex-N-Gate is opening a new facility that will bring about 300 jobs to Chicago's South Side with help from city and state incentives, the city announced Thursday. Urbana, Ill.-based Flex-N-Gate, which makes bumpers, radiators, hinges and a variety of other original equipment, will convert an...

Lake County News-Sun

 •  December 1, 2016

Tool produced with Braskem's I'm greenTM plastic by 3D printers from Made In Space aboard the International Space Station. Photo credit: Braskem. (Posted by Akerman LLP, Community Contributor) CHICAGO - Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm, assisted Brazil-based Braskem, the largest thermoplastic resin producer in the Americas, in its historic...

Lake County News-Sun

 •  August 17, 2016

Mold-A-Rama machines are still vending hot instant toys at Brookfield Zoo and around the country, most operated by a family business from Chicago. Anna Jaskoviak keeps a seal on the dashboard of her car. It is a pink plastic seal, and it is "kind of like a mascot," said the 17-year-old senior at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora. It is a pink...

Lake County News-Sun

 •  September 18, 2015

And while 3D printing technology is becoming available for use with ... Huang said the group began to consider this seemingly simple technique: They made a flat surface with carefully placed cuts and indentations, then pushed the outer edges of the surface ...