Insights from BCC Research

Metal 3D Printing NOT Reheating Old Ideas in a Microwave

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on Feb 22, 2018 3:30:00 PM

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In the world of technology, 3D printing is a wildly promising frontier, and Desktop Metal is one of the greatest explorers/ innovators when it comes to metals. Earlier this month, the company announced a new software tool called “Live Parts” that simplifies generative design for 3D printing through advanced simulation and morphogenetic principles.

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Topics: Advanced Materials

A Touching Solution that Reduces Food Waste and Improves Food Safety

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jan 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Brands and retailers want to engage our senses, particularly with touch. Tactile techniques invite the consumer to interact with a product, delivering an experience that can stimulate demand for that product. The growing trend for tactile solutions has crossed into the food and beverage industry in, shall we say, a fresh manner?

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Topics: Advanced Materials

Commercial Roofing in North America: Key Market Trends

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on Jan 25, 2018 1:30:00 PM

Extreme Weather, Labor Shortages, Sustainability and Data Integration to Impact Market Growth

FINAL_BCC Webinar-Commercial Roofing.jpgThe North American Commercial Roofing market is currently estimated at $4.5 billion and growing steadily (3-5% annually). In a Member-exclusive webinar on January 18, 2018, BCC Research analyst John Barrett gave an update to the June 2017 report Commercial Roofing Materials: The North American Market where he overviewed the market and described the most important factors impacting growth across the continent.

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Topics: Advanced Materials

Hydrogel and Kevlar: Bulletproof Materials Could Replace Cartilage

Posted by Clayton Luz on Dec 8, 2017 2:15:39 PM
BulletProof Materials.jpgMore than 30 million people in the United States suffer from osteoarthritis (OA), the most common type of arthritis. The damage or breakdown of joint cartilage between bones mostly causes OA, which is sometime called degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear” arthritis.
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Topics: Advanced Materials