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2014-07-31 12:23:57

LISBON, Portugal, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione today announced that its API plant in Cork, Ireland has successfully passed a pre-approval inspection by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The inspection, carried out by the FDA Consumer Safety Officer, Ms. Britanny Terhar, lasted 5 days as initially planned, started on 21st July and concluded on the 25th. The inspection confirmed the site to be compliant with the principles and guidelines of Good...

2014-06-24 08:33:44

90 Percent of Top 50 Selling Restaurant Brands Sealed with Cork LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork (www.100percentcork.org) said today that recent independent market research of wine sales in restaurants and retail outlets confirms the growing preference by U.S. consumers for wines sealed with natural cork over all artificial closures at all price points. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140121/LA49594LOGO Wine & Spirits' "25th Annual Survey of the Top 50 Restaurant...

2014-06-08 23:00:34

The global market volume was 1,826.0 billion in 2012 and is projected to reach 2,312.0 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 4% from 2013 to 2018. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/caps-closures-market-1314.html) (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 According to the market research report “Caps & Closures Market by Raw Material (Plastic, Metal & Others), Applications (Food, Beverage, Personal Care & Home Care, Pharma & Industrial), Types (Plastic: Screw, Dispensing,...

2014-05-28 23:16:48

Sound Seal announces VC300 is ideally suited to new build or existing facilities such as assisted living, military bases, condos and dormitories. Agawam, MA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 With the explosion of luxury vinyl plank flooring (LVT), Sound Seal’s Impacta VC300 acoustical underlayment is a perfect solution for vinyl, linoleum, LVT, and vinyl plank flooring. Specifically designed and manufactured with dense PUR foam and cork granules, VC300 will not cause the discoloration issues...

2014-04-18 08:21:29

Details about the contest are available online at CorkFloorDesign.com NEW YORK, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globus Cork Inc. has announced the winner of its 1(st) Annual Globus Cork Floor Design Competition. Ms. Carlotta Valsecchi, a student at the NY School of Interior Design (NYSID) is this year's winner. Ms. Valsecchi is in her final year of the BFA Interior Design program at NYSID. Globus Cork Vice President Jennifer Biscoe said, "We're happy to congratulate Ms. Valsecchi on...

2014-04-16 08:24:21

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork (www.100percentcork.org), a global campaign to raise awareness of cork's environmental benefits, today announced that it is launching a social media campaign in honor of Earth Day to help plant cork oak saplings in Melgaco, Portugal. The campaign is being run in partnership with two projects (Common Forest and Green Cork) of Portugal's biggest environmental organization, QUERCUS-Associacao Nacional de Conservacao da Natureza. Cork...

2014-04-02 12:33:27

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Every time you buy a bottle of wine sealed with a natural cork stopper, you're helping to sustain one of the world's most biodiverse forests and protect an extraordinary ecosystem. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96466) While it might seem counterintuitive, the best way to ensure that there is no shortage of cork is to use more cork. That is because the greater the demand for cork, the greater the economic...

2014-03-21 16:20:50

Wheel-eez(TM) Wheel Cleaners are Environmentally Safe, Effective Alternatives to Harsh Caustic and Acid Based Products JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cork Industries today introduces Wheel-eez(TM) Wheel Cleaners, a high-performance line of noncorrosive, nonflammable, biodegradable wheel cleaners. Specific formulations have been developed for commercial car washes (Wheel-eez Car Wash), automobiles (Wheel-eez) and motorcycles (Wheel-eez Motorcycle). Run-off...

2014-03-19 23:23:36

Caps & Closures Market report analyzes the global market in terms of revenue ($billion) and volume (billion units) by classifications like Applications, Geography. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/caps-closures-market-1314.html) (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 According to the market research report “Caps & Closures Market by Raw Material (Plastic, Metal & Others), Applications (Food, Beverage, Personal Care & Home Care, Pharma & Industrial), Types (Plastic:...

2014-02-26 23:02:48

New-look CorkBoardSheets.com explores the many uses of natural cork board sheets. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Cork and cork board sheets have enjoyed a surge in popularity in recent years. Due in large part to places such as Pinterest and other craft-related websites, cork is commonly being used for a variety of purposes today. Now, a site dedicated to all things cork and cork board sheets has been re-launched and re-designed for 2014. “Cork is an extremely versatile material and it can...


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