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2012-01-19 11:00:00

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ArchitecturalTrim.com, the industry leader in eco-friendly and fire-resistant architectural trim products for home developers, commercial builders, property management and home owners, has identified a growing concern for the environment among the building development industry. "The building industry has been moving in the right direction of protecting our environment for years," said Dan Brockington, President of ArchitecturalTrim.com....

2012-01-18 14:30:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Lumber is adding Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products (EWP) to its already broad specialty-oriented building products offering. U.S. Lumber is working to finalize terms with Georgia-Pacific, expected to go into effect on February 13, 2012, which will provide for U.S. Lumber 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),...

2011-12-29 14:56:00

MONCURE, NC, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Uniboard(®) USA LLC, a North American leader in engineered wood products, has entered into an agreement  to sell its MDF and Particleboard facilities located in Moncure, North Carolina to a subsidiary of Paneles Arauco S.A. The Moncure facilities sold to Arauco includes particleboard, MDF and TFM production capacity servicing primarily the US South East. Uniboard(®) Canada Inc. will continue to service the Canadian and US market...

2011-12-15 14:12:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed Gypsum is capping off the year with a record number of independently judged awards that showcase industry-first, innovative, sustainable products and the company's commitment to environmental stewardship. The Wall Street Journal, This Old House and Architectural Record are among the 12 esteemed organizations bestowing honors on CertainTeed Gypsum. The awards recognize the company's leadership in product and process innovation,...

2011-12-07 13:00:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 7, 2011 /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 has released a new 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...

2011-12-06 02:00:00

DALLAS, December 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports adds new market research report '2011 Deep Research Report on China Glass Fiber Industry' to its store. This is a professional and in-depth research report on China wind turbine blade Glass Fiber (only use for wind power blade) Industry. The report describes the background knowledge of Glass Fiber, including Glass Fiber Concepts, Classification, production process, technical parameters and more. Statistics of...

2011-11-21 10:25:00

Focalizing on the needs of the potable and wastewater industries as well as chemical processing operations, American Fiberglass Tank Repair has launched a new field service program serving all of North America. Known for professional field services for fiberglass tanks, nozzles and interior corrosion coats, AFTR now also leads in field response logistics. Manchester, New Hampshire (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 American Fiberglass Tank Repair, LLC, previously the Composites Tank Repair Division...

2011-11-18 10:21:00

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating a strong commitment to environmental responsibility and transparency, CertainTeed Gypsum today announced that UL Environment Inc. has completed the Environmental Claims Verification (ECV) process for products manufactured at its Cody, Wyo.; Vancouver, British Columbia; Toronto, Ontario; Seattle, Wash.; and Moundsville, W. Va. manufacturing facilities. Specifically, UL Environment confirmed the pre- and post-consumer recycled...

2011-11-16 07:15:00

PURFLEET, England, November 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buying your first home is exciting. It can also be scary, confusing and busy as you spend time agreeing mortgages, setting up bills and planning for the big move. However, when moving day comes, you'll need to turn your attention to creating a home and an important part of that will be choosing the right flooring. Whether you're shopping by floor type, by room or simply by budget, there are hundreds of flooring options...

2011-11-14 07:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From high-heeled shoes to dog paws and kitchen spills, your home's flooring faces tough challenges every day. New PERGO XP, from the inventor and most preferred brand of laminate flooring, is specially developed to better withstand the heavy traffic, spills and splashes that everyday life dishes out. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


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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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