Case Studies: PC Applications

Attention, Please!

Custom compound helps bring eye-grabbing vending machines to life Pyramid Technologies is the leading developer of American-made bill acceptor modules—a key component of vending and amusement machines of all kinds. Recently, the innovative company had a brainstorm—what if they could … Continue reading

A Smooth Operator

Quality and Global Capabilities are Key Requirements to Manufacturer of Plumbing Products Continue reading

Lot-To-Lot Color Critical For Keyboard Application

In the mid-1960s, the development of a single LED telephone for trial by the Veterans Administration seemed a one-of-a-kind invention. Ed Prentke, rehabilitation engineer, teamed-up with student Barry Romich to create the device for use by veterans with communication difficulties. … Continue reading

Bezel Demands Durability, Critical Color

Tektronix and RTP Company joined forces with PolyCast Inc. of Tigard, OR to develop a material for use in an Oscilloscope ring bezel. The bezel, which houses indicator lights, controls and displays measures 16 in x 7 in x 1 … Continue reading

Photoluminescent Material

Traditional overhead lighting, which often becomes obscured by smoke, is under scrutiny. During emergency evacuations, people need a clearly identified egress path. Continue reading

Plugged Into A Solution

Multi Property Compound Solves Impact Challenge Allowing Product Expansion Matt Smith, Vice President of Manufacturing for SmartPlug Systems, describes his family as “lifelong sailors,” and recalls being practically “raised onboard a boat.” So it wasn’t surprising that, as an adult, … Continue reading

Slot Machine Fascia Bar

Creating “the most entertaining products in the world” is no small feat. Yet, that is the mission of WMS Gaming as they manufacture and globally market casino gaming devices and systems. Continue reading

Golf Putter Sight

For most athletes, perhaps the most prized competitive skill is well developed hand-eye coordination. If you don’t believe it, try putting a dimpled white ball into a hole from just three feet away. While being watched. For money! Continue reading

Protective Helmet

Sometimes human lives connect in mysterious ways and often it seems they do so for a purpose. Sonny Bono. Michael Kennedy. Wendy Moore. Continue reading

Handheld Breath Analyzer

Drunk driving offenders in many states now have a choice: Forfeit their license or test their breath alcohol content before and while driving with the LifeSafer™ Interlock device. Continue reading