Category: Machine

NEWS – Concept Machine

Concept Machine acquires B.C. MacDonald and Metrology Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 5, 2021 – Concept Machine, a Midwestern US capital goods and consumables distributor, has closed on its acquisition of B.C. MacDonald & Co. and its subsidiary Metrology Center. Concept Machine sells and services specialty machine tools, measuring and gaging equipment, and additive manufacturing equipment along with related consumables across six states. B.C. MacDonald sells and services measuring and gaging equipment, specialized cutting tools, and cutting fluids and coolants across four states.

The acquisition positions both companies for growth. Together, the combined company reaches nine states including Missouri, Illinois, Kansas,

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Astrophysicist claims to have invented time machine

Time travel may soon be possible, according to an astrophysicist who believes he’s worked out a way to build a time machine.

Professor Ron Mallett from the University of Connecticut in the US claims to have written a scientific equation that could be used to create a device that takes people back in time.

The Physics expert told CNN that he’s already built a prototype to illustrate how the key component of his machine would work.

However, Mallett’s peers are said to be unconvinced by his proposals.

His machine is based around Albert Einstein’s theory of special relativity, which says

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Inside the NYT’s investigation into the tech giant’s HR practices

Amazon’s direct workforce rose by 500,000 people in 2020 — that’s half a million people — to nearly 1.3 million employees. The extraordinary hiring, supporting the rapid expansion of Amazon’s warehouse and delivery operations, raised the natural question: what would be the consequences of all that growth?



Workers in an Amazon distribution center. (Amazon Photo)


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Workers in an Amazon distribution center. (Amazon Photo)

An eight-month New York Times investigation, published this week, provides much of the answer, telling the stories of warehouse workers caught up in an unforgiving, error-prone system that struggled to keep pace with Amazon’s growth, the unique challenges

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Philips recalls ventilators, sleep apnea machines due to health risks

Dutch medical equipment company Philips has recalled some breathing devices and ventilators because of a foam part that might degrade and become toxic, potentially causing cancer, it said on Monday.

Foam used to dampen the machines’ sound can degrade and emit small particles that irritate airways, the group said as it announced the recall. Gases released by the degrading foam may also be toxic or carry cancer risks.

Philips Chief Executive Frans van Houten said the company was one of the largest makers of sleep apnea machines and ventilators. Between 3 million and 4 million would be targeted in the

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Plastic Extrusion Machines Market Size, Share, Analysis

Plastic Extrusion Machines Market

Manufacturing sectors such as automotive, packaging, healthcare, and others, exhibit high demand for various types of plastic extrusion machine. Plastic extrusion is a method used for producing fixed cross-sectional profile plastic products. Polymers such as PVC, PP, and PE, are pressed through a die of desired shape and cross-section to produce extruded plastic products, including weather-stripping lines, pipes, tubes, plastic films, window frames, plastic sheet, wire insulations, and thermoplastic coatings. According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Plastic Extrusion Machines Market by Machine Type, Solution, Process Type, and Application: Opportunity Analysis and

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