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Designing a Resilient Lab Environment

Resilience is knowing how to enable change without knowing what that change may be. COVID-19 not only tested the lab design industry’s resilience, but it also tested the resistance of existing laboratory systems and their ability to operate without disruption.  While lab designers have always looked to flexibility as aContinue Reading

Designing fluid control components in a virtual environment

The aerospike nozzle provides numerous benefits including reduced fuel consumption and efficiency at a wide range of altitudes. Complex designs can be printed from a single part ceramic. All photos credit Lithoz Aerospace is the second largest industry sector served by additive manufacturing (AM), after medicine, according to manufacturing technologyContinue Reading

Designing for Humanity: New Possibilities for Plastic

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Five ways we’re designing for a better environment

It’s been a little over a year since we announced our plan to respond to climate change – including a move to become carbon neutral in our operations from 2020, and our plans to enable renewable energy generation equivalent to 100% of our consumption by 2025 and reduce our absoluteContinue Reading

Designing Recycled Content: How Processors Fit In

The Burt’s Bees for dogs package was Berry Global’s first commercialized post-consumer recycle tube, containing a maximum of 62% PCR. For all the talk about a circular economy, it always boils down to one question: how do we get there as a society?  Many consumer-goods companies and retailers have committedContinue Reading