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The Development of Modern Plastics

During the late 19th century natural resources such as wood, ivory, and tortoiseshell were being depleted at a rapid rate. Ivory and tortoiseshell were highly sought-after materials for luxury items including hand-carved combs, hand-held mirrors, jewelry boxes, and many high-end personal items enjoyed by the well-to-do at the time. These materials were also used extensively…

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ISO9001:2015 Upgrade

Written By Linda Jablanski Just when you thought you had the ISO 9001:2008 quality system down, low and behold you find out that a new standard has been issued by ISO. ISO 9001:2015 was released in September 2015, as the 5th edition of one of ISO’s most widely accepted standards.  All ISO standards are reviewed…

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Hudson, New York: A Brief History

Hudson, NY is a small city with a rich history and a magnificent location on the east shore of the Hudson River 120 miles north of New York Harbor. It was originally inhabited by the Mohican Indians. The first known European to navigate the river was Henry Hudson in 1609. Originally called Claverack Landing, there…

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