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2011-02-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moab, a division of Legion Paper, the nation's premier paper company dedicated to the art of the fine print, launches the new Lasal Exhibition Luster 300, a true heavyweight (300gsm), archival exhibition-quality luster paper, designed for use with all inkjet printers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/NY43459 ) Ideal for gallery and exhibition prints, Lasal Exhibition Luster 300 is coated with the latest fourth-generation...

2011-02-03 07:54:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arclin, a leading provider of bonding, surfacing and related products for today's engineered building, industrial materials and natural resources markets announced today that their own Pete Wallace will receive the 2011 TAPPI Herman L. Joachim Distinguished Service Award. The award is a special honor that TAPPI bestows and exemplifies leadership that has significantly contributed to the advancement of the Association. Pete Wallace is...

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2011-01-17 09:36:18

A new pulp-making technology will replace current high-polluting chemical processes if a Taiwan company has its way. A leading Taiwanese paper company, Yuen Foong Yu Group collaborated with Taiwanese universities to develop this cleaner process to make paper pulp, the Economic Daily News said on its website on Sunday. Yuen Foong Yu is to introduce what it says is "revolutionary" technology to its plant in Yangzhou. The technology is considered environmentally friendly as it uses wheat and...

2011-01-14 09:38:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arclin, a leading provider of bonding, surfacing and related products for today's engineered building, industrial materials and natural resources markets announced today their plan to transition the construction of their High Density Overlay (HDO) for concrete forming from bleached to unbleached Kraft paper. The new line of HDO products will maintain all their superior performance characteristics of existing products but will also bring...

2010-10-07 07:15:00

LENEXA, Kan., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Paint 2000®, Inc. is proud to introduce the first water-borne Paint Chip and Scratch Repair System on the automotive paint market. This technology breakthrough is years ahead of the competition and exceeds EPA standards. California and Canada, as well as a growing number of other U.S. states, are banning the use of solvent-based paints. Other foreign countries are already using water-based paint on their vehicles. This means...

2010-09-23 16:01:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) announced today that it has closed the sale of 163,000 acres under contract with Figure 8 Partners, LP, an affiliate of Rock Creek Capital (the "Partnership"). The total consideration of $199 million includes $160 million in cash and $39 million, plus interest, to be received no later than three years from closing. In addition, IP has received a 20% profits interest in the Partnership. The properties are...

2010-07-23 02:41:59

Rice researchers show environmentally friendly ways to make it in bulk, break it down "We can make you and we can break you." If Rice University scientists wrote country songs, their ode to graphene oxide would start something like that. But this song wouldn't break anybody's heart. A new paper from the lab of Rice chemist James Tour demonstrates an environmentally friendly way to make bulk quantities of graphene oxide (GO), an insulating version of single-atom-thick graphene expected to find...

2010-05-31 14:07:00

EAST ANGUS, QC, May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Alain Lemaire, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascades, Mario Plourde, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cascades Specialty Products Group, and Robert G. Roy, mayor of East Angus, will break ground today for a 10 million dollar investment at the Cascades East Angus mill. The investment will be used to build a recycled pulp unit that will enable the production of kraft type recycled pulp. A new building will be added to the...

2010-05-12 03:00:00

LONDON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ --The global graphite industry had a difficult year in 2009, with many producers forced to scale down their operations or even close their mines in the 1st half of the year. With the credit crunch crimping the steel sector, graphite producers along with the rest of the refractories industry saw a slowdown in demand. Swiss graphite producer Timcal Ltd, for one, temporarily stopped operations at its mine in Lac-des-Iles, PQ, Canada in 1H 2009. In addition to the...

2010-05-04 07:00:00

ATLANTA, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) today announced its Paper Mate® brand is bringing innovation to the everyday writing experience and helping consumers go green with the introduction of Paper Mate Biodegradable* - the first widely available line of pens and mechanical pencils made with a majority of biodegradable components, which break down in soil/home compost in about a year. (Photo:...


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2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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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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