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2010-06-15 06:55:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Teijin Aramid will restart the last spinning line for aramid fibers at its Emmen, The Netherlands plant. Demand for Teijin Aramid's super-strong Twaron fiber declined sharply in 2009 during the economic crisis. The forecast for production of aramid in 2010 has been adjusted upwards. With the restart of the last spinning line, all spinning lines will be operational and production will be at full capacity. The schedule calls for this...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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