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 •  January 17

MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom, who tried to pivot the company away from an unsuccessful push into consumer 3D-printing, has resigned after two years in charge, the company announced today. Just a few years ago, MakerBot was one of the highest-profile examples of the burgeoning 3D-printing market; it was even touted as the “Apple” of the industry,...

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 •  September 16, 2013

For many environmentally conscious Americans, there’s a deep satisfaction to chucking anything and everything plasticky into the recycling bin—from shampoo bottles to butter tubs—the types of plastics in the plastic categories #3 through #7. Little do they know that, even if their local trash collector says it recycles that waste, they might as ...

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 •  April 19, 2013

The neverending debt crisis in Europe continues to be a drag on earnings for manufacturing companies, from General Electric to Honeywell. Some of them have divisions that helped offset the European slowdown, and sales in emerging markets also helped. But the poor revenue in the industrial sector is not good news for them, or for Europe.
GE today ...