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2014-01-01 23:01:10

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Plastic Foams to 2017” to its store. Packaging will remain the leading outlet for plastic foams through 2017, accounting for over 30 percent of total volume. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 US demand to reach 8.6 billion pounds in 2017 US demand for plastic foams is forecast to reach 8.6 billion pounds in 2017, mounting a healthy recovery from the declines posted during the recessionimpacted 2007-2012 period. The construction market is anticipated to...

2013-12-30 08:28:33

LONDON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Chinese Market for Thermal Insulation Products IAL Consultants is pleased to announce the publication of its updated multi-client survey on The Chinese Market for Thermal Insulation Products. This report covers the rapidly expanding construction industry in China and the increasing use of thermal insulation materials. It builds upon IAL's knowledge of the thermal insulation...

2013-12-19 23:23:32

Continuing its commitment to product transparency and sustainability in the building industry, Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) announces a UL-certified Environmental Product Declaration (EPDs) for its FOAMULAR® Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) Insulation. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Continuing its commitment to product transparency and sustainability in the building industry, Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) announces a UL-certified Environmental Product Declaration (EPDs) for its FOAMULAR®...

2013-12-17 23:21:52

YBS Insulation is a leading manufacturer of insulation materials in the UK. They have been supplying high quality insulation products to the building industry since 1994, and have put quality and innovation at the forefront of what they do for 17 years. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Specialist retailer YBS Insulation has just launched a new product guide, which should help building contractors when it comes to picking the best materials for the job. The company claim that it is one of the...

Scientist Creates Morphing Material That Has Huge Potential
2013-12-10 09:58:50

[ Watch The Video: Morphing Material With Great Potential ] Rice University Heating a sheet of plastic may not bring it to life – but it sure looks like it does in new experiments at Rice University. The materials created by Rice polymer scientist Rafael Verduzco and his colleagues start as flat slabs, but they morph into shapes that can be controlled by patterns written into their layers. The research is the subject of a new paper in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal...


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