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2014-04-15 16:29:23

ELKHART, Ind., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: PATK), a major manufacturer and distributor of building and component products for the recreational vehicle, manufactured housing and industrial markets, expects to release its first quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Patrick Industries also expects to conduct a conference call on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss first...

2014-03-27 12:31:45

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClarkDietrich Building Systems announced today that it has become the exclusive worldwide manufacturer of TRAKLOC(®) products. ClarkDietrich has acquired the machinery, equipment and intellectual property necessary to produce the TRAKLOC Steel Framing System from TSF Systems, LLC., a Sacramento-based California company. Production of the entire line of TRAKLOC products will be phased into ClarkDietrich's manufacturing facility in...

2014-03-10 23:27:36

L.D. Davis Industries, Inc. (L.D. Davis), a leading adhesive manufacturer, announces the development of a new and highly effective industrial adhesive for manufacturers of plastic and paper faced drywall corner beads. This enhanced corner bead adhesive provides significant bonding and installation advantages. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 A year ago, L.D. Davis was challenged to develop a more effective adhesive for both plastic and paper faced drywall corner beads than what was...

2014-03-05 08:32:33

Customers benefit from broader range of products, convenient distribution, more service ATLANTA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to Georgia-Pacific LLC's acquisition of Temple-Inland Building Products, its Georgia-Pacific Gypsum division is bigger - but more importantly, better. With integration of two of the industry's most experienced building materials manufacturers now complete, a larger and even more experienced team of employees is offering customers a broader range of products,...

2014-02-10 20:22:35

ELKHART, Ind., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: PATK), a major manufacturer and distributor of building and component products for the recreational vehicle, manufactured housing and industrial markets, expects to release its fourth quarter 2013 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, February 20, 2014. Patrick Industries also expects to conduct a conference call on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss...

2014-02-10 08:30:07

DL Ripper Provides Precision and Efficiency for Home Remodelers and Contractors NORTH LOUP, Neb., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the heartland comes a new product that will revolutionize the way Do It Yourself home remodelers and contractors approach drywall projects. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/PH61372LOGO-b) Four years in the Patent Process has resulted in a unique new product that will save time, money and frustration for professional and DIY remodelers alike....

2014-02-06 12:23:16

LONDON, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Warren Buffett is considered to be one of the world's most successful long-term investors. His company, Berkshire Hathaway, maintains large positions in several well-known North American companies, such as Heinz and Coca-Cola, and wholly owns several large businesses, such as Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. In January 2014, regulatory filings revealed that Berkshire Hathaway had acquired more shares in USG Corporation by...

2014-01-29 12:23:08

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trusted contractor and long-time advocate for healthy homes, Mike Holmes is joining forces with CertainTeed Gypsum to raise awareness of the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) and incorporating high performance drywall products as part of good IAQ design and construction. CertainTeed's volatile organic compound (VOC) scavenging drywall line -- the AirRenew(®) IAQ Gypsum Board product family -- has been officially designated as a HOLMES...

2014-01-21 16:25:22

New wall system provides durable, effective option in controlling moisture and HAI causal agents DOVER, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marlite today announced the introduction of Induro(TM) FRP with SaniSEAL(TM) Trim Technology, a new wall system for health care facilities that offers a smooth surface free of seams, cracks, and fissures and is impact and abrasion-resistant. It is easily cleaned and markedly reduces the potential for moisture and Healthcare Associated Infection...

2014-01-07 23:27:54

Multi Fit Blades is continuously expanding their inventory of oscillating tools and accessories, and the latest addition is the new 16 Piece Universal Bi-Metal Blade Tetralogy Kit. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Oscillating tool owners that are looking for an affordable set of high-quality all purpose cutting blades will want to check out the new 16 Piece Universal Bi-Metal Blade Tetralogy Kit at MultiFitBlades.com. Sold together as a complete kit, customers stand to save nearly $50 compared to...


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2005-05-26 10:48:13

Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. Chemical structure Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. CaSO4·2H2O + heat → CaSO4·½H2O + 1½H2O (steam) The partially dehydrated mineral is called calcium sulfate hemihydrate or calcined gypsum (commonly known as plaster of...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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