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2014-07-28 12:23:38

ALBANY, New York, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled "Antimicrobial Plastics Market for Electronic & Consumer Appliances, Personal Care, Packaging, Automotive, Building & Construction, Healthcare and Other Applications - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020". According to the report, the U.S. antimicrobial plastics market was valued at USD 662.3 million in 2013 and...

2014-07-25 08:22:44

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Water Soluble Polymers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Water soluble polymers are used in dispersion, suspension (thickening and gelling), and stabilization. The major functions of water soluble polymers include binding, coagulating, film forming, flocculating, lubrication and friction reduction, rheology modification and control,...

2014-07-21 04:20:24

MUMBAI, India, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolta announced today that it has been awarded an additional scope of work by Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) to implement a comprehensive Engineering Information System within Sadara's Jubail integrated chemical complex. This multi-million dollar award of additional scope is an amendment to the contract which was awarded earlier and which was also multi-million dollars in value. Rolta was selected for this challenging project...

2014-07-18 12:22:17

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7jfldl/mining_chemicals) has announced the addition of the "Mining Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The demand for mining chemicals is mainly prompted by decreasing ore grades globally and the growing stringent environment and legislative...

2014-07-18 08:27:02

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) will host the Michigan Innovation Forum at its North America headquarters, Friday, July 18, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO The Forum will include U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Congressman Fred Upton, Jeff M. Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool, and select Michigan business leaders who will discuss the role Michigan businesses...

2014-07-09 23:04:21

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Polymeric Polyols markets. Global market for Polymeric Polyols is forecast to reach 33.1 billion pounds (lbs.) by 2020, driven by growing demand for polyurethane in the automobile, construction, and furniture industries. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Global market for polymeric polyols is exhibiting rapid growth, backed by increasing demand for polyurethane across major end-use sectors...

2014-07-09 16:22:23

BATON ROUGE, La., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it reconfirms its commitment to enter the market with commercial quantities of GreenCrest, a polymeric fire safety solution based on technology licensed from Dow Global Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, for use in expanded (EPS) and extruded (XPS) polystyrene foam applications....

2014-07-09 08:22:39

NEW YORK and LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS Kavaler Award, sponsored by The Chemists' Club, and in association with The Valence Group in recognition for outstanding achievement as voted on by his peers, will be awarded to LyondellBasell CEO Jim Gallogly on September 30, 2014. This unique global chemical industry award will be presented to Mr. Gallogly at a black tie dinner ceremony on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Metropolitan Club of New York. The...

2014-07-09 08:22:22

DALLAS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polyethylene Glycol Industry is a 163 pages business intelligence premium report published in July 2014 and spread across 163 pages. Available with DeepResearchReports.com at http://www.deepresearchreports.com/111743.html, this research provides data and information on 2009-2019 capacity production, price, cost, profit, production value, gross margin and much more on the polyethylene glycol...

2014-07-08 23:10:38

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Metal Finishing Chemicals markets. Global demand for Metal Finishing Chemicals is projected to reach US$9.5 billion by 2020, driven by the need to enhance product value by improving the feel and appearance of products. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Metal finishing is essential for improving the appearance of surfaces through the use of a wide range of chemical processes ranging from nickel plating and gold plating...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'