Parkinson Technologies

3D Printing is Changing the Game for Manufacturers

Although it may sound futuristic, 3D printing is here—and it’s here to stay. 3D printing has steadily impacted how manufacturers do business, and Parkinson Technologies is no exception. There are two ways Parkinson uses 3D printing: for prototyping and for creating small functional components for our machinery. Learn more about the real-world examples Parkinson Technologies utilizes this 3D printing technology.

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Manufacturing: Land of Opportunity for Young Workers

At Parkinson Technologies, we believe the key to inspiring fresh interest in manufacturing careers is education. We’re doing our part to let younger generations know that manufacturing is about more than pulling levers on an assembly line.

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Sequential vs. Simultaneous Biaxial Film Stretching: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to producing biaxially oriented films, most are familiar with the well-proven sequential stretching method, which is used in the production of the vast majority of biaxially oriented film and sheet products. However, there is another, less common technique that’s ideal for certain plastic film and sheet applications, particularly if the material does not tolerate sequential stretching in separate steps or must have exceptional optical properties.

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