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  • v. A method of shaping, especially for thermoplastics, while hot.


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  • We figured out a kind of a digital inkjet printer for this very stiff, strong, carbon-composite material, and then ways to thermoform it, because it's a combination of carbon and nylon, into whatever complex shapes you want, like the one just shown at the auto show by one of the tier-one suppliers.

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  • Sales increased by 9 percent during the fourth quarter due entirely to the acquisition of Associated Packaging Technologies, a leading thermoform tray manufacturer for the frozen food industry, partially offset by a slight decline in volume.

  • Familiarity with thermoform process and packaging industry

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  • The book, entitled "Tactile Mind," features pages made of thermoform plastic -- the same material used for Braille.

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  • The sculptures are then baked and covered in thermoform plastic, which, when heated, molds to the shape underneath.

  • The company has ensured the belt is integrated into its own thermoform packaging line, as the speed of the transfer belt for automatically adapts to the speed of the film advance.

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  • Her 3-D plastic thermoform book Tactile Mind - part erotica and part art-piece - was actually released almost two years ago.

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  • The book features raised pictures of men and women in suggestive poses in a 3-D plastic thermoform format.

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  • • It is easy to thermoform, the last step in making plant pots, due to its wide range of processing temperatures and very high stretching ability.

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  • The plastics packaging company, which employs more than 1,200 people in Evansville and more than 13,500 worldwide, will invest $150 million to expand its thermoform operations and build an additional facility to their existing campus.

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