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Keene Village Plastics & Dependable Welcome New Employees

May 23, 2019

Cleveland, Ohio—May 23, 2019 – Keene Family of Companies is proud to announce and welcome two new employees. Matt Warren, a graduate from Notre Dame College, joins Keene Village Plastics (KVP) as the Sales & Marketing Manager. Warren’s background is comprised of developing effective marketing strategies and building customer relationships. Warren excels in managing large…

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Keene Village Plastics Announces Acquisition of MakeShaper

February 25, 2019

Barberton, OH — February 25, 2019 – Keene Village Plastics (KVP) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a North Carolina based 3D filament manufacturer, MakeShaper. MakeShaper and KVP share common denominators in that all filaments are engineered, tested, and manufactured in the USA. KVP is excited to have the opportunity to continue to support…

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ARTICLE: FibreTuff PAPC Material Displays High Level of Radiopacity in Recent Tests

November 19, 2018

FibreTuff Medical Biopolymers, a biomaterials compounding company, announced that a spinal implant made with its PAPC additively-manufactured filament displayed a high level of radiopacity in a CT scan during clinical testing. PAPC (polyamide polyolefin and cellulose) material can be used for 3D printing and molding of Class I and II devices for spine, trauma and…

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ARTICLE: Starting a Small Business with Your 3D Printer

November 15, 2018

3D Printing is growing in popularity every day. From after school programs for younger children or making them available for any adult to use in a public library, it’s becoming easier to build your own designs. With this curiosity and freedom comes various ideas of how to use 3D Printers, some controversial, some not. One…

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3D printing, robotic surgery top Cleveland Clinic’s 2019 innovation list

November 13, 2018

Cleveland Clinic released its top 10 medical innovations for 2019 during its 2018 Medical Innovation Summit, the 16th annual event organized by Cleveland Clinic Innovations. The list was selected by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and experts led by Michael Roizen, MD, chief wellness officer of Cleveland Clinic. Here are the top 10 medical innovations of…

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November 8, 2018

FibreTuff PAPC is 30% less expensive to 3D Print versus PEEK or Titanium. FibreTuff PAPC is a less expensive thermoplastic composition made with cellulose versus the other highly engineered resins for 3D Printer filament . PAPC can be 3D Printed at much lower temperatures than PEEK. Consequently, a lower cost for purchasing a 3D Printer.…

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ARTICLE: Researchers, students harnessing futuristic power of 3D printing

November 6, 2018

Imagine a world where doctors tailor medications for your body, where they can kill cancer while repairing the tissue around it and where kids who break their glasses can print new custom-made pairs. Sounds like science fiction, right? In universities around Louisiana, researchers are harnessing the futuristic power of 3D printing and trying to catch…

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ARTICLE: 3D Printing in Education

September 26, 2018

Popular trends are very commonly integrated into school curriculum, from the option of pop culture classes at the collegiate level to current news in high school classes. One of the most recent innovations that have been implemented in some classrooms is 3D Printing. Not only are these classes offered at the collegiate level, but there…

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Interview With John Hosbach of Filament Maker Keene Village Plastics

September 11, 2018

September 4, 2018 “At 3DPrint.com we’re trying to give you a good look inside the things that matter in the 3D printing industry. We’re now actively looking at interviewing people from all over the world engaged in the industry to see what their thoughts are about the 3D printing present and future. We want to…

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Keene Village Plastics Announces Three New Flexible Filaments

August 21, 2018

Keene Village Plastics Announces Three New Flexible Filaments   Mayfield Heights, Ohio — August 21, 2018 –  Keene Village Plastics is pleased to announce and introduce three new premium flexible filaments.   Summa -Flexx50 is a polyester-based TPU with a 50 shore D hardness; therefore, being a good general-purpose grade for FDM. Summa-Flexx50 is chemical…

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