Tubing die gifted to UA’s Akron Polymer Technology Services
Akron Polymer Technology Services (APTS) continues to develop industry relevant workforce development courses for the polymer Industry. With the help of industry partners like Extrusion Tooling & Technology Inc. (ETTI), real-world processing equipment is used for hands-on, practical training of industry clients.
APTS and UARF Assist in Organization of “Innovation Day” at UA
Eighteen visitors from six countries in one day - Innovation Day, to be exact. This event was created for Smithers-Oasis, a company dedicated to advancing the science of floriculture utilizing innovative technologies. Innovation Day was hosted on The University of Akron’s campus on March 20, thanks to several helping hands, including those of Jim Currie, the Manager of Training and Testing at Akron Polymer Technology Services and Barry Rosenbaum, Senior Fellow with the University of Akron Research Foundation (UARF).
CPSPE Welcomes New Assistant Manager for Polymer Testing
CPSPE would like to welcome Doug Terry to the college and The University of Akron today as the Assistant Manager for Polymer Testing with Akron Polymer Technology Services.
It’s Not Just Rocket Science - It’s Polymers!
Recently, representatives from NASA reached out to the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering’s Akron Polymer Technology Services (APTS) to customize a course in material science for their technicians.
A Partnership in the Making: Polymer College Welcomes Delegation from Malaysia
October 2nd was not just another Monday at The University of Akron. UA hosted a delegation of six representatives from Malaysia, all of whom are part of the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA). The NCIA is an organization dedicated to facilitating socio-economic growth in Malaysia, and now they are tasked with building what will be called “The Rubber City” on a 1,254-acre plot of land near the border of Malaysia and Thailand.