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Carrie Muehling

  • igus has developed the world’s first intelligent plain bearing, a high-performance plastic that warns of failure and allows machine and equipment operators to plan maintenance, repairs or part replacement in advance.
  • The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized the winning teams in the spring 2019 Purple Plow Challenge, Protect the Pollinators. Each team received a 3-D printer and a $100 gift card for their class. The following teams were selected as the winners in this national competition: Marigold, Dreams Imagination & Gift Development Program/UGA Savannah River Ecology Lab, Simpsonville, South Carolina; 7A Pollinators, Michie Elementary School, Michie, Tennessee; Bear Lake Lakers, Bear Lake School, Bear Lake, Michigan; and Butterfly Garden, North Decatur High School, Greensburg, Indiana.
  • Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced that it completed the sale of substantially all assets of REG Life Sciences’ to Genomatica on May 29, 2019.
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