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2012-09-27 10:26:38

BOSTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- China will continue to see rising wood pulp production along with rising imports of wood chips to make that pulp, according to 2012 The China Pulp Market: A Comprehensive Analysis and Outlook, a new study release today by RISI the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The study also concludes that large-scale papergrade market pulp production in China is not a sustainable business over time. (Logo:...

2012-09-27 06:20:40

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's investigation into the use of tree fibers called cellulose in plastic composites has shown using the fiber in automotive applications could significantly reduce CO(2) emissions and weight, while speeding processing time by as much as 40 percent Ford has worked with Weyerhaeuser - one of the largest forest products companies in the world - to prove out a more sustainable plastic composite material for future Ford vehicle components...

2012-09-20 06:26:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With all the talk of the demise of products made in the USA one might believe that American made products are not in demand abroad or are being eclipsed by competitors manufacturing in Asia. It now appears that this trend does not really hold true for the fashion and textile sector where US designed and produced wares are very much in demand. Buoyed by a favorable exchange rate, American fashion products have found favorable treatment by European...

2012-09-12 06:24:18

SAO PAULO, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Key event for Latin America's pulp and paper industry, ABTCP 2012 - 45th Pulp and Paper International Congress & Exhibition, taking place on October 9th through 11th in Sao Paulo, is expected to bring together more than 200 exhibitors, and receive about 10 thousand visitors from Brazil and abroad. Tecnicelpa (Portuguese Association of Technicians of the Pulp and Paper Industries) and Riadicyp (American Association of Teaching and Research on...

World’s Shiniest Living Thing Uses Structural Coloring Rather Than Pigment To Dazzle
2012-09-11 11:12:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A dazzling, shiny blue fruit has been described as the most colorful biological species known to science. Known as Pollia condensata, this fruit does not get its blue color from pigmentation, like most natural objects, but rather from its structural color--a method of reflecting light of particular wavelengths--research has revealed. Researchers, describing the fruit in detail, said unlike other fruits, which have cells surrounded...

2012-08-29 10:19:48

The latest study was published online in Nature Genetics The international research team led by Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and BGI have completed the genome sequence and analysis of a diploid cotton-- Gossypium raimondii. The cotton genome provides an invaluable resource for the study and genetic improvement of cotton quality and output, and sheds new lights on understanding the genetic characteristics and evolutionary mechanism underlying cotton and its close relatives. The...

2012-08-22 11:13:27

Promising results were reported here today from a proof-of-concept clinical trial of an "anti-hunger" ingredient for yogurt, fruit shakes, smoothies and other foods that would make people feel full longer and ease the craving to eat. Scientists described the ingredient, a new version of a food additive that has been in use for more than 50 years, at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. The potential new tool in the battle of the bulge is methyl...

2012-08-18 22:21:13

HONG KONG, Aug. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Financial Summary Revenue was approximately RMB7,709 million, down approximately 4.0% YoY. Gross profit was approximately RMB419 million, down approximately 58.8% YoY. Net profit attributable to owners of the parent was approximately RMB54 million, down approximately 90.1% YoY. Gross profit margin was approximately 5.4%, representing a decrease of 7.3 percentage points as compared with the gross profit margin of...

2012-08-05 23:00:48

Three termite industry tips to help save homeowners big money! Source: Mike Allen, Author of "Termite Answers" Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 Termite season is here in full force and homeowners all over are opening their wallets to eliminate and repair the structural damage. The average cost to eradicate termites is between $500.00 and $3000.00. “This price range is for the same treatments with the same chemicals, and warranty periods, depending on what “Named”...

2012-08-02 02:29:45

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN) ("Winner Medical" or the "Company"), a leading China-based exporter and retailer of high-quality medical dressings and consumer products made from 100% cotton, announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter 2012 on August 9, 2012. Winner Medical's senior management will host a conference call to discuss these results. Date of the conference call: 9:00 p.m. EDT...


Latest Cellulose Reference Libraries

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2010-10-07 15:41:25

Cellophane, made of regenerated cellulose, is a thin, transparent sheet with low permeability to air, oils, greases, and bacteria. In many countries it is a registered trademark of Innovia Films Ltd. Cellulose from most sources is dissolved in alkali and carbon disulfide to make a solution called viscose that is then extruded through a slit into a bath of dilute sulfuric acid and sodium sulfate which reconverts the viscose into cellulose. It is then passed through more baths to prevent it...

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