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2012-12-13 12:26:40

ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of the Temple-Inland Building Products business from International Paper Co. The purchase price is $750 million and the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. The acquisition is anticipated to close in the first quarter of 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030425/PAPLOGO) "This acquisition is a long-term investment that will create value for...

2012-12-12 12:20:35

SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the BMW Group signed a collaboration agreement to participate in joint research on carbon fiber recycling and share knowledge about carbon fiber materials and manufacturing. Boeing and BMW are both pioneering the use of carbon fiber in their products. Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is made up of 50 percent carbon fiber material and BMW will introduce two vehicles with passenger compartments made of carbon fiber in 2013. Recycling...

2012-12-11 08:24:41

SCRANTON, Pa., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Building Products today announced that Architectural Products Magazine has named its AZEK® Universal Skirt Board in 10-inch width as a "Top 50 Product of 2012". The product, part of the AZEK Trim product line, was selected as a Top 50 product based on reader inquiries during 2012 in a response to advertising and editorial. Contractors find the innovative skirt board provides the perfect transition between the siding and trim, as well...

2012-11-07 08:30:13

SAO PAULO, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eternit S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: ETER3; OTC: ETNTY), a company with 72 years of activity, the market leader in roof coverings with operations in the bathroom chinaware, metallic bathroom fittings segments and components for construction systems, today announces its results for the 3rd quarter 2012 (3Q12). The Brazilian Construction Materials Industry Association (ABRAMAT) data reported weakness in demand for construction materials during the third...

2012-10-30 15:21:09

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), announced today that its new furnace in its Gous-Khroustalny, Russia, glass reinforcements facility is operational. This is the latest step the company has taken to increase its global capacity to produce composite material and particularly to service the Russian and CIS markets. Owens Corning is a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials....

2012-10-25 11:26:28

Classic grade MDF to be rebranded as Excel grade LAVAL, QC, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - UNIBOARD, a North American leader of manufactured engineered wood products, has announced today the return of its Excel MDF grade brand name to reflect the latest improvement made to the Classic grade. Over the past six months, Uniboard's production of Classic grade MDF has been enhanced with a higher softwood percentage (passing from 75 % to 85 %) and now matches the performance and quality of...

2012-10-10 04:01:37

Lucintel´s Analysis of the NA Auto Composites Market Indicates Good Opportunities for Industry Players Irving, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Composites have been a part of the North American automotive industry since 1930. The market has witnessed favorable growth in the past few years and is projected to reach US $2,078 million with a CAGR of 6.1% in next five years. The future of this market reflects good growth opportunities. Engineered composites have enjoyed consistent growth as...

2012-10-09 04:03:08

New market research report “Global Wood-Based Panels — Market Opportunity and Environment, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016” prepared by Timetric has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, medium density fiberboard (MDF) is expected to record the fastest growth and outpace the global market growth in the future. London, UK (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 The worldwide wood-based panel market was worth over USD 80 billion last year, of which the...

2012-10-01 10:27:19

LAVAL, QC, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Kaycan® Ltd., a North American leader in vinyl, aluminum and engineered wood siding, trim and aluminum building products, announced today that it has successfully finalized its acquisition of Uniboard® Canada Inc., a leader in engineered wood products. Kaycan had previously entered into an all cash for shares deal with Uniboard's parent company Pfleiderer Canada Inc. on September 5, 2012. The Uniboard facilities sold to Kaycan include...

2012-09-20 23:02:05

Growth Opportunities in Indian Prepreg Market 2012-2017: Trend and Forecast Analysis Hyderabad, India (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 The market for prepreg material looks very prosperous through 2017 and beyond, driven by increasing demand from high performance end-use industries such as aerospace, space, wind energy, defense and others. India is becoming a major global aerospace market, supported by increasing defence spending, booming commercial aviation market, and rising technological and...


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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