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2013-01-23 08:22:11

SAVANNAH, Ga., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center, a world-leader in materials research and product development, will mark its 75(th )year anniversary in 2013 by celebrating its achievements, milestones and growth. Through a host of activities, Herty will honor the legacy of Dr. Charles H. Herty, whose pioneering work in process chemistry helped create the modern pulp and paper industry in the Southeastern United States. The Herty...

2009-08-18 11:08:22

 One chemist plus one new scientific discovery yields. . . an economic and environmental miracle. Almost overnight, a whole new industry springs up and breathes life into an economically-devastated region of the country. It creates millions of new jobs and pumps billions of dollars into the economy. Thousands of miles away, the discovery helps avert the potential decimation of old growth forests, where millions of spruce, fir, poplar, and other trees were being cut each year."That...