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2012-04-18 02:29:39

ATLANTA, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Sherwood Lumber Company have announced a new distribution agreement involving GP's full line of engineered wood products (EWP). The two companies have finalized terms that will provide for Sherwood Lumber to supply its dealers with a complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products, including Wood I Beam(TM) joists, GP Lam® laminated veneer lumber (LVL), FiberStrong® rim board and laminated beams....

2012-04-17 06:28:23

SHELTON, Conn., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its record of accomplishment in environmental responsibility, Panolam Industries has been accepted into the Composite Panel Association's Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) Sustainability Standard for particleboard production at its Huntsville, Ontario, facility. By participating in the program, Panolam demonstrates a strong public commitment to the sustainable use of wood fiber and to environmental stewardship. The CPA's...

2012-04-04 03:16:49

QUT's first foray into space is bound to be a giant step for mankind. Dr Martin Castillo from Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Science and Engineering Faculty, and researcher for the university's micro-gravity drop tower, has partnered with the United States Air Force to fund world-first research into the development of ZBLAN glass. Dr Castillo said the special glass will be the first QUT project to be launched into space. "True ZBLAN glass fibers can only be made in the...

2012-03-27 22:20:13

ISTANBUL, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Azelis to promote and distribute Poliya's globally renowned brands Polipol composite resins and Polijel high performance gelcoats through its distribution network in Italy. Poliya Composite Resins and Polymers (Poliya), a leading composite resin manufacturer, today announced that it has entered into a marketing and distribution agreement with Azelis, a leading Pan-European specialty chemicals distributor. Speaking about the...

2012-03-27 14:22:15

LAVAL, QC, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Earlier today Pfleiderer AG announced that the implementation of its restructuring plan had been blocked by the Higher Regional Court in Frankfurt. The Management Board of Pfleiderer AG is now preparing to file an application for insolvency for Pfleiderer AG in order to implement its restructuring. This application in Germany to institute insolvency proceedings would only affect Pfleiderer AG and would have no direct effect on its...

2012-03-27 06:24:35

LAVAL, QC, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - UNIBOARD(®), a North American leader in engineered wood products, last night unleashed the glitzy spirit of Rio de Janeiro's Carnival at local Montreal restaurant Chez Ma Grosse Truie Chérie. The private cocktail event celebrated the launch of Uniboard's RIO(TM )and Hi-Gloss thermofused melamine surface textures. Clients were fêted with Brazilian hors d'oeuvres, drinks, samba music and, of course, a glittering...

2012-03-26 10:21:17

AKRON, Ohio, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches and specialty powders, will be launching a new series of high-modulus, high-strength nylon compounds under the trade name Schulamid®( )HM for metal replacement applications at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, April 1-5 in the South Hall, Booth 15000. Visitors will learn how Schulamid HM can improve productivity and product performance; and will be...

2012-03-26 06:22:46

WARRENDALE, Pa., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbon fiber reinforced composites are capable of providing the lightweight materials needed for fuel efficiency, and the mechanical strength required for safety in automobiles. SAE International offers book that provides a high-level summary on carbon reinforced fiber composites specific to the automotive industry in today's market and its vision for the next 5 to 10 years. Automotive Carbon Fiber Composites: From...

2012-03-21 02:20:11

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and STAMFORD, Conn., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL), a leading manufacturer of advanced composite materials, and Web Industries, a leader in custom manufacturing and development services for flexible materials, are pleased to announce the signing of a long-term Supply Agreement under which Web Industries will convert Hexcel's HexPly® carbon fiber prepreg into slit tape for Aerospace programs, including the Airbus A350 XWB....

2012-03-14 09:00:00

ATLANTA, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Dairyman's Supply Company have announced they will continue their manufacturer-distributor relationship for engineered wood products (EWP). Under the agreement, Dairyman's will continue to supply dealers with a complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products, including Wood I Beam(TM) joists, GP Lam® laminated veneer lumber (LVL), Fiberstrong® rim board and laminated beams. Previously,...


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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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