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2014-05-28 16:24:45

BOSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanocellulose (NC) is a highly versatile material with unique properties that allow it to be used in numerous industrial applications. Growth in nanotechnology has been dramatic, with some nanomaterials seeing growth rates in excess of 30% annually. Derived most often from woodpulp, nanocellulose is unique among nanomaterials in that it is bio-based, renewable, biodegradable, non-toxic, and relatively inexpensive. A new study released today by RISI, the...

2014-05-18 23:01:31

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “The Global Market for Nanocellulose to 2024” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 The commericial development of nanocellulose over the last few years has mainly been driven by the ever-increasing prices of petroleum and the high-energy intensity in production of chemicals and synthetic polymers. Today there is a substantial amount of research on nanostructured cellulose, and commercial development is now underway with some...

2014-05-15 12:39:18

LIXHE, Belgium, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imerys becomes exclusive distributor of Nedmag's products for pulp and paper industries in most European countries Nedmag Industries (The Netherlands) and Imerys, the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry and namely to pulp and paper markets, announce their strategic alliance to develop and market magnesium hydroxide-based bleaching technology and products for a large variety of pulp bleaching...

2014-05-15 12:24:24

DUBLIN, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t93hfl/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Viscose Fiber Industry Report - Forecasts to 2016" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 In recent years, the United States, Europe and Japan have successively withdrawn from the viscose fiber industry due to labor costs, environmental protection and other factors, while the...

2014-05-13 08:28:00

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Garmatex Technologies, Inc. ("Garmatex"), an industry disrupting supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics, continues to strengthen its senior management team announcing two appointments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/86883) William (Bill) Gardiner joins Garmatex at its Vancouver headquarters as Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing. Mr. Gardiner formerly held senior executive positions at...

2014-05-05 23:08:36

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Global and China Viscose Fiber Industry Report, 2013-2016” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/purchase.php?name=114795. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 In recent years, the United States, Europe and Japan have successively withdrawn from the viscose fiber industry due to labor costs, environmental protection and other factors, while the Asia-Pacific Development Zone,...

2014-05-01 23:14:58

Debest Infant Apparel revives ancient, eco-friendly crop easy on skin and the environment. Sammamish, WA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Debest, a retailer of eco-friendly infant apparel that brings naturally colored cotton to the U.S. market, recently launched its online presence. Debest® Infant Apparel is now available online at http://debest.us and http://www.amazon.com/shops/debest. For parents looking for the best, environmentally friendly, and irritant-free clothing, naturally colored...

2014-05-01 12:24:34

RENO, Nev., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals LTD. (OTC PINK: DSCR) (PINKSHEETS: DSCR) is pleased to provide shareholders with further information regarding the Joint Venture (JV) with Syngar Technologies. A research study concluded that Syngar's PLUSWave technology increased ethanol production by an overall average of 26%. The PLUSWave technology optimized the conversion of cellulose to sugars and enhanced ethanol yield. The proposed pilot project will utilize...

2014-04-23 23:08:41

UVA researchers discover key step in production of slimy biofilms. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 To build biofilms -- the slimy plaques bacteria create to better cling to surfaces, cause disease and resist antibiotics -- they must first release a built-in brake. Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how the breaking of a molecular interaction plays a vital role in the creation of biofilms, a finding that could allow scientists to devise...

2014-04-14 12:33:20

DUBLIN, Apr. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9wn2kq/global_fiber ) has announced the addition of the "Global Fiber Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Fiber market to grow at a CAGR of 4 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in population. The Global Fiber market has...


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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