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2014-06-05 12:23:41

-- Expansion of Wallingford, Connecticut facility emphasizes commitment to local customers and North American business WALLINGFORD, Conn. and WESEL, Germany, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The specialty chemicals group ALTANA announced today the grand opening of its BYK USA Inc. expanded facility in Wallingford, Connecticut. With this state of the art plant, BYK more than doubles production capacity in the U.S. and increases worldwide supply chain security for its additives. The...

2014-06-05 08:21:59

Profits are up--and so are corporate income taxes NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Average effective tax rates (ETR) over the past three years have continued to edge upward for industrial products and automotive sectors, reflecting a modest rebound in the global business climate that is leading to increased profits at many companies. This is according to the PwC US 2014 Assessing tax report, a tax rate benchmarking study covering 324 companies across the majority of...

2014-06-04 16:21:57

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Securities LLC, a leading U.S. private equity firm, announced that it has partnered with management and signed a definitive agreement to acquire Emerald Performance Materials, LLC from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014 and is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Cuyahoga...

2014-06-03 08:36:03

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Latin America Adhesives and Sealants Market for Building and Construction - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/adhesives_sealants/latin_america_adhesives_sealants_market_building_construction_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.html Growing demand from construction and building industry forwater...

2014-06-03 08:21:49

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Dispersant / Dispersing Agent Market, by End-User Industries (Construction, Paint & Coating, Pulp & Paper, Detergent, Oil & Gas, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical) & Geography - Trends & Forecast to...

2014-06-02 20:23:22

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Paint and Varnish Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/paints/paint_varnish_markets_europe_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.html This industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for paints and varnishes in different European countries. The package...

2014-06-02 16:21:27

REDMOND, Wash., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a world leader in the distribution of chemistry and related products and services, announced today a joint venture with E.A. Juffali & Brothers, a major player in chemicals and other industries based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The joint venture will be a full distribution business headquartered in the country's Eastern Province. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100630/SF28924LOGO The joint venture between Univar and...

2014-05-31 12:20:10

DALLAS, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Benzene Market & Its Derivatives (Ethylbenzene, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Nitrobenzene, and Alkylbenzene) Market by Application & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the benzene & its derivatives market with analysis and forecasting of the consumption volume and value. Browse 118 market data tables and 33 figures spread through 218 pages and in-depth TOC on "Benzene & Its Derivatives...

2014-05-31 08:20:09

DALLAS, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers Amines Market By Type (Ethanolamines, Alkylamines, Fatty Amines, Specialty Amines And Ethylene Amines), By Application (Agricultural Chemicals, Cleaning Products, Gas Treatment, Personal Care Industry, Petroleum, Water Treatment & Others) & Geography - Trends And Forecasts To 2018 and Phthalic Anhydride and Derivatives (Plasticizers, Unsaturated Polyester Resins, and Alkyd Resins) Market by Application...

2014-05-27 08:23:01

Lund's Department of Chemical Engineering will be conducting sustainability development research related to the production of fuels and chemicals from biomass feedstocks MILFORD, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanceBio Systems, LLC today announced that the Department of Chemical Engineering at Lund University (Lund, Sweden) selected, in a global competitive bidding process, AdvanceBio Systems' SuPR2G Pretreatment Reactor to conduct basic research and development activities...


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2011-02-23 17:36:42

Potato virus Y (PVY) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. It is one of the most important plant viruses affecting potatoes. Infection results in various symptoms depending on the strain. Production loss is the most mild of the symptoms and "˜potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease' is the worst. Ringspot renders potatoes unmarketable and can therefore result in a major loss of income. Aphid vectors transmit PVY but it can also remain dormant in seed potatoes. The South...

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2005-09-12 10:19:57

The ants, one of the most successful groups of insects, are of particular interest because they form advanced colonies, and can constitute up to 15 percent of the total animal biomass of a tropical rainforest. They belong to the order Hymenoptera and are close relatives of the vespoid wasps. Ants appear in amber, found in central New Jersey, believed to be from the Cretaceous period. It is thought that they evolved from the wasps that had appeared during the Jurassic period. They are...

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2005-09-08 12:01:05

Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, are nocturnal, luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae. These names come from the fact that some species as adults emit flashes of light to attract mates, using special light-emitting organs in the abdomen. The enzyme luciferase acts on luciferin to stimulate light emission. This reaction is of scientific interest, and genes coding for these substances have been spliced into many different organisms. Many species, especially in the genus Photinus,...

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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