Emerging Technologies Information Center
A service of Advanced Barrier Concepts Inc. (Cary, NC) that gives users access to information on state-of-the-art isolation projects. The site offers photo tours of applications and white papers on relevant technological and regulatory issues, as well as links to published articles, equipment suppliers, industry trade groups, and regulatory agencies. Registered users can seek direct answers to technical questions via an "Ask the Expert" feature.
The home page of a firm that performs thermoplastics compounding. One page is devoted to "innovation bulletins" that provide brief descriptions of recent technological advances in the field. Another offers more than 2700 compound data sheets and the ability to search them for specific parameters. Guidelines for processing conditions are provided, as are a variety of application stories. Users can also send questions to the company's engineers.
A site sponsored by Women in Packaging that provides up-to-date information on training sessions, seminars, tutorials, teleclasses, and other upcoming events, as well as resources regarding publications, speakers, and career counseling. One section offers users a list of potential speakers and consultants. Another provides links to various upcoming and ongoing training programs and seminars. A third offers various books for sale, and a fourth has links to articles on career counseling. There are also links to other Women In Packaging resources.
Global Packaging Alliance
A site devoted to an alliance of paperboard and plastic packaging manufacturers on five continents, including firms from Australia, Brazil, Germany, Russia, and the United States, the latter represented by Diamond Packaging. The site explains the alliance's philosophy of global project management geared to the packaging needs of international companies and offers essays about packaging trends around the world. Users can see information about some of the alliance's projects and access information about the capabilities of the member companies.
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