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Johnson Controls likely out, Wanxiang in as A123 System owner

By / December 11, 2012

Chinese bidders apparently see more value in A123 Systems than the leading United States suitor, and, according to an article in the New York Times and in reports in other business news outlets, will probably walk away with most of the lithium battery maker. The paper reports that Wanxiang Group‘s offer of $256 million for…

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‘Print’ a house? Why not! Plus, ‘Rust Belt’ region awarded pilot institute for additive manufacturing

By Eileen De Guire / August 17, 2012

If you are thinking of building a new home for your family, you might want to watch this TEDx talk by a USC professor who has engineered a way to build a house using additive manufacturing methods. Wowser! I thought this technology was for smallish stuff, like electronics, bones or coffee cups. Behrokh Khoshnevis, though,…

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