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2008-08-05 15:00:39

To: AUTO EDITORS Contact: Nancy Gravatt, +1-202-452-7115, ngravatt@steel.org; or Deanna Lorincz, +1-248-945-4763, lorinczd@autosteel.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today establishment of the AISI Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) with the mission "to advance the competitive use of steel through a market-driven strategy that promotes cost effective steel based solutions." The new Institute, which will...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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