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February 1, 2013
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  • Materials producers report mixed 2012 results
    Plastics-related sales and profit in 2012 were mixed for DuPont, Celanese and Dow Chemical. "Our segments delivered innovation, productivity and integration cost synergies. This, coupled with a record year in new product introductions, has strengthened our market position," DuPont Chairman and CEO Ellen Kullman said. PlasticsNews.com (1/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Innovation lessons from a Reebok sneaker
    One of Reebok's top-selling basketball shoes uses cushioning technology first developed for use in intravenous fluid bags. That's a sign, experts say, of the value of applying "peripheral" knowledge from unconnected fields to solve tough problems. "The central idea of peripheral knowledge really resonates," says Martine Haas of Wharton. Knowledge@Wharton (1/30) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • DOE online tool can help improve building and safety performance
    The U.S. Department of Energy recently unveiled an online tool, the Building America Solutions Center, which provides information and services on building science and building efficiency. Buildings today account for one-third of all U.S. energy consumption, so the tool is designed to help promote energy reduction and improve the overall performance and safety of buildings. From case studies and images to guidelines for projects around the home, the site offers a variety of helpful tips and research for homeowners and building professionals. Read more from ACC on the DOE's interactive tool. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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