M. Holland is excited to be the Headline Sponsor for the upcoming Injection Molding & Design Expo in Detroit! This two-day trade show will highlight the latest technologies, materials, equipment and opportunities in injection molding. The event is May 25-26 and admission is free. Click here to learn more.
Haleyanne Freedman, M. Holland’s 3D Printing Market Manager, will be discussing Open Platform Adoption in Additive Manufacturing. Don’t miss her presentation in the Designing the Future Theater on Wednesday, May 25 at 4:00 pm ET.
Josh Blackmore, M. Holland’s Global Healthcare Manager, is facilitating a training seminar on Understanding Material Selection for Medical Devices, from Qualification to Approval. Mark your schedules for this session in the Training and Development Theater on Thursday, May 26 at 9:15 am ET.
Oil prices rose about 4% Friday, with WTI closing above $110/bbl for its third straight weekly rise.
In mid-morning trading today, WTI futures were up 1.0% at $111.50/bbl, Brent was up 0.4% at $112.00/bbl, and U.S. natural gas was up 3.2% at $7.91/MMBtu.
The probability of a U.S. recession within the next year is up to 30%, according to a survey of Bloomberg economists.
Construction material prices were 18% higher in April than a year ago, the fastest rise since 1948. New-home buyers are feeling the crunch, with costs to build sometimes doubling from when deposits were paid.
A global shortage of contractors and materials is raising construction costs and forcing many homeowners to rethink their renovation plans.