U.S. Mattress sales bounce between stores and online shoppers who try them at home

Retailers’ fortunes vary as consumers’ habits shift in the search for a good night’s sleep By guest author John Ewoldt Star Tribune The number of Americans who shop online for a mattress — one of the most personal and expensive possessions in a home — continues to grow and reshape the business of selling them. … More U.S. Mattress sales bounce between stores and online shoppers who try them at home

Airbus & Farsoon Technologies in Collaboration to develop High-Performance Polymers for Additive Manufacturing

By guest author Bridget Butler O’Neal, 3D Print.com European aerospace giant Airbus ( via its Beijing Engineering Centre Co., LTD subsidiary) and China-headquartered Farsoon Technologies have just announced they will work together in research and design of polymer additive manufacturing solutions for civil aircraft. Upon signing this deal for collaboration in civil aviation, Airbus will … More Airbus & Farsoon Technologies in Collaboration to develop High-Performance Polymers for Additive Manufacturing

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Flexible barriers and encapsulations: is flexible glass the ultimate solution? By guest author Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director, IDTechEx Glass is an excellent barrier. It offers processing temperatures as well as high dimensional stability. It is also smoother and more transparent thin plastic films. It is however, in its traditional form, rigid. This limitation has … More Worth Reading

SOLIDWORKSWORLD 2019: Global R&D Team discusses new and improved features in SOLIDWORKS

By guest author Sarah Saunders from 3D print. photo Earlier this week, I arrived back home in chilly Ohio after spending a couple of days in Dallas, Texas. But I wasn’t just visiting the Lone Star State to enjoy the warmer temperatures – I was there to attend one of the biggest events in 3D … More SOLIDWORKSWORLD 2019: Global R&D Team discusses new and improved features in SOLIDWORKS

Orbituary: Karl Lagerfeld, Designer who defined Luxury Fashion, dies at 85

By guest author Vanessa Friedman from New York Times Karl Lagerfeld, the most prolific designer of the 20th and 21st centuries and a man whose career formed the prototype of the modern luxury fashion industry, died on Tuesday in Paris. He was 85. His death was announced on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by Chanel. “More … More Orbituary: Karl Lagerfeld, Designer who defined Luxury Fashion, dies at 85