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The Dominion Post

 •  November 8

White sneakers look great with nearly everything on nearly everybody, so it's no surprise they're having a fashion moment. Adidas sold eight million pairs of their iconic Stan Smiths in 2015 (and that doesn't include the lookalikes). Globally, Nike sells 25 pairs of sneakers every second. But have you ever considered the environmental impact of...

The Dominion Post

 •  September 6, 2015

4 (BusinessDesk) – Ossis Ltd, which uses 3D printing technology to custom design titanium implants ... The company has also helped plastic surgeons with 3D printed plastic moulds that can be used to aid facial reconstructions. The custom-designed ...

The Dominion Post

 •  January 30, 2014

A 106-year-old company has set its sights on closing the local "recycling loop" on the same day it opened a New Zealand-first $3.5 million plant.
Wellington-based Flight Plastics officially opened the first domestic recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging plant at its new Lower Hutt site yesterday.
The redeveloped Griffin's factory in ...

The Dominion Post

 •  January 16, 2012

How many pause to ponder the seals in their fridge or appreciate the craftmanship of their garden hose?
If plastic extrusion is not a glamorous industry, then Tom Thomson is happy for it to stay that way.
Thomson is the managing director of Christchurch's Elastomer Products (EPL), the biggest plastic and rubber extrusion company in Australasia, ...