The HTC One E8 is a plastic phone in search of its metal soul

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Plastic phones have a bad reputation and HTC is partly to blame. The company that defines itself as “a global leader in mobile innovation and design” has, for two years running, built the finest Android smartphone with an all-aluminum thing of beauty it calls the One. First the One M7 swept up the phone design awards in 2013, and now …


Hitachi Metals to acquire Waupaca Foundry

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Home News Hitachi Metals to acquire Waupaca Foundry Hitachi Metals to acquire Waupaca Foundry FERROUS Foundry operates six manufacturing facilities in the United States. Recycling Today Staff AUGUST 20, 2014 Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on pinterest_shareShare on linkedinShare on emailShare on print The private equity firm KPS Capital Partners LP (KPS), headquartered in New York City, has signed a …


Samsung defends plastic S5 design

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 has become an instant consumer hit with early sales outstripping those of last year’s Samsung Galaxy S4, but the phone’s plastic build has remained a stumbling block for many. With rival handsets such as the HTC One M8, Apple’s iPhone 5S and the Sony Xperia Z2 adopting more premium materials such as metal and glass in …