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2014-06-03 08:35:52

PORTLAND, OR, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), today announced that Georgia-Pacific has exercised its option to extend its Material Supply Agreement with CRAiLAR. The extension provides Georgia-Pacific with exclusivity to use CRAiLAR fibers in non-woven products through December 2021. "We are very humbled by this vote of confidence, and we look...

Scientists Spin Cellulose Fibers That Are Stronger Than Steel
2014-06-02 12:24:56

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY A Swedish-German research team has successfully tested a new method for the production of ultra-strong cellulose fibers at DESY's research light source PETRA III. The novel procedure spins extremely tough filaments from tiny cellulose fibrils by aligning them all in parallel during the production process. The new method is reported in the scientific journal Nature Communications. "Our filaments are stronger than both aluminium and steel per...

2014-03-04 08:33:41

PORTLAND, OR, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), today announced that Ken Barker, CEO and Ted Sanders, CFO, will be presenting at the 26(th) Annual ROTH Conference taking place from March 9-12, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California. CRAiLAR's presentation will take place on Monday, March 10(th) at 3:30 pm PST in Track 9:...

2014-02-06 08:31:06

VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), announced that it has received a favorable US Customs classification and tariff ruling that could provide substantial duty savings on imported products blending CRAiLAR® Flax, and that CRAiLAR® Flax has been awarded high marks in the MADE-BY Environmental Benchmark for Fibers. US...

2014-01-15 16:20:44

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7v7thw/cellulose_fibers) has announced the addition of the "Cellulose Fibers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7v7thw/cellulose_fibers ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The shift towards...

2013-10-29 23:03:49

Michelman’s Dr. Yves De Smet conducted a seminar on fiber sizing and binder solutions at the China Composites Expo 2013, held in Beijing, China from September 11-13, 2013. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Michelman’s Dr. Yves De Smet conducted a seminar on fiber sizing and binder solutions at the China Composites Expo 2013, held in Beijing, China from September 11-13, 2013. The presentation was done in English and translated to Chinese in real-time by Michelman’s Mr. Allen...

2013-09-30 23:39:23

New laboratories set to let customers try out customised nano-material production on 4SPIN device. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In early October, the Contipro holding will be opening a new showroom laboratory to demonstrate the options offered by 4SPIN, its newly marketed device for creating nanofibers and nanoparticles from a wide range of materials, including biopolymers, and for controlling the extent to which they are aligned. Many sectors, including medicine, will be able to put the...

2013-09-26 23:19:20

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Cellulose Acetate Industry. London (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cellulose Acetate in Metric Tons by the following Applications: Cigarette Filter Tow, Textile Fibers, Photographic Film, Film & Sheet Castings, Molding & Extrusion, Surface Coatings, and Inks & Reprographic Formulations. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...


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2005-07-14 11:23:31

The silkworm (Bombyx mori or "raw silk of mulberry") is the larva of a moth that is economically important as the producer of silk. Its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves and it is native to northern China. The silkworm is so called because it spins its cocoon from raw silk. The cocoon is made of a single continuous thread of raw silk from 1000 to 3000 feet (300 to 900 meters) long. Silkworms have a good appetite. They eat mulberry leaves day and night continuously. Thus, they grow...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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