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2014-08-14 08:22:50

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese DINP Plasticizer Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese DINP Plasticizer Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global DINP plasticizer industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-08-11 12:29:15

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Insteel Wire Products Company (together referred to as "Insteel" in this press release) has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets associated with the prestressed concrete strand ("PC strand") business of American Spring Wire Corporation ("ASW") for a purchase price of approximately $36.0 million,...

2014-08-08 12:26:29

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) today announced the launch of its product calculator app for Android phone, tablet and other Android devices. The Vulcan Materials Product Calculator is a tool that allows users to estimate the construction materials needed for building and paving projects. The app is free and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The product...

2014-08-08 12:22:27

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global 2-Ethylhexanol (2-EH) Market (Plasticizers, 2-EH Acrylate, 2-EH Nitrate, and Others) - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 2-EH is an oxo alcohol which was earlier employed in the industry as a plasticizer alcohol for manufacturing various phthalate plasticizers, but as the restrictions were imposed on the use of phthalate plasticizers...

2014-08-04 08:33:47

ELK POINT, S.D., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC, a leading provider of Equipment Enclosures for the Telecom, Government, Fiber and Power Generation Industries, today announced that they have increased their production capacity with the lease of an additional building in Elkhart, IN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132733 In April of 2014 Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC acquired the Precast Concrete Assets of Mobile/Modular Express II in Elkhart, IN,...

2014-07-31 12:24:12

PORT-DANIEL - GASCONS, QC, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - McInnis Cement announced that the financial structure of its new generation cement plant under construction in the Gaspé region has been completed. National Bank of Canada, as sole bookrunner of the bank syndicate, has confirmed the availability of a $360M loan for the project. This amount is in addition to the $500M in equity from private and public investors including the joint venture formed by the groupe Beaudier and La Caisse de...

2014-07-30 23:01:38

Walttools, a U.S. manufacturer and distributor of professional grade decorative concrete supplies caters heavily to the vertical concrete artistry segment and they show that again by compiling an artistry tool kit that will enable any contractor new to the industry to have the right tools on hand to get started. Morris, IL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Walttools’ Tru Tex Texturing tools for concrete have been around for a few years now as single pieces or assorted kits, but a dedicated...

2014-07-29 23:01:22

Walttools, a U.S. manufacturer and distributor of professional grade decorative concrete tools and supplies, helps contractors stay safer and go green by offering an alternative to flammable traditional concrete dye systems with an all new water-based concrete dye system. Morris, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The “green” movement that transcends all trade industries has had some very positive effects on the decorative concrete industry as well. Floor polishing is really flourishing as a...

2014-07-28 23:08:39

Best concrete sealers for use on exterior concrete driveways and pavers, stamped concrete patios and pool decks, concrete sidewalks and more. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Concrete Sealer Foundation Armor, a leading manufacturer of concrete sealers and coatings, released Tuesday their Concrete Sealer Buyer's Guide. In order to have success with a concrete sealer, you need to understand what a concrete sealer is and how it should be used. When you have a proper understanding of the different...

2014-07-25 23:08:34

Walttools, a U.S. manufacturer and distributor of professional grade decorative concrete tools and supplies is the first to bring the hottest trend in concrete polishing – Colloidal Silica - to market as a value product. Morris, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Colloidal silica is a densifier for concrete. It makes concrete surfaces harder and when it comes to concrete polishing, harder is better. Harder concrete generally polishes better and polishing concrete is a rapidly growing green...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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