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2011-06-07 05:00:00

PORTLAND, OR and VANCOUVER, BC, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced that it has entered into a short-term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber development agreement with Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) beginning June 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR flax fiber in corporate identity uniform programs. "Cintas is the leading uniform brand in the U.S. and we are looking forward to supporting...

2011-06-06 15:48:45

Flaxseed provides no benefit in easing hot flashes among breast cancer patients and postmenopausal women, according to a Mayo Clinic and North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) study. The randomized, placebo-controlled study was conducted on 188 women between October and December 2009 and found no statistically significant difference in mean hot flash scores between women taking flaxseed and those taking a placebo. Preliminary data published in 2007 by Mayo Clinic investigators suggested...

2011-05-23 15:01:00

HARBIN, China, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Q1 2011 revenues increased 79% to $15.8 million. Q1 2011 gross profit increased 109% to $5.7 million, gross margin up 507 basis points to 36.0% Q1 2011 net income increased 50% to $3.2...

2011-05-19 15:20:00

LANXI COUNTY, China, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's leading linen fabric and linen yarn producers and exporters, today announced that it will hold its first quarter 2011 financial results conference call at 4:30 pm ET on Monday, May 23, 2011. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results after the market close on May 23, 2011. To attend the call, please use the...

2011-04-14 13:09:00

PORTLAND, OR, April 14 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced that it has entered into a short term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber development agreement with Levi Strauss & Co. beginning in April 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR flax fiber in woven casual apparel products, specifically denim and non-denim, bottom and top weight fabrics. "Levi's and Dockers are the quintessential denim and casual...

2011-04-14 07:00:00

LANXI COUNTY, China, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTXFD) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), one of China's pure linen yarn and fabric producers and exporters , today announced that the Company received a National Excellent Enterprise Award at the annual meeting of the China Linen Industry Association held in March in Changsha, Hunan province. Mr. Gao Ren, Chairman and CEO of China Linen, was elected Vice President of the China...

2011-03-30 12:29:00

PORTLAND, OR, March 30 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) today announced that it has entered into a short term CRAiLAR® Flax fiber supply agreement with Georgia-Pacific LLC (GP) starting in April 2011 to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR flax fiber in formed materials. The companies recently completed product-forming trials using CRAiLAR flax fibers, and the supply agreement allows for GP to purchase CRAiLAR...

2011-03-22 16:39:00

LANXI COUNTY, China, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTXIF) ("China Linen" or the "Company"), a China-based company engaged in the production and sale of linen yarn and various types of linen fabric, today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results on Monday, April 4, 2011after the market closes. In conjunction, the Company will host a conference call to discuss these results....

2011-03-17 17:26:00

PORTLAND, OR, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) has agreed to a ten-year CRAiLAR(R) fiber supply agreement with Hanesbrands Inc. that will commercialize NAT's proprietary fibers. Terms of the agreement were undisclosed. This represents NAT's initial commercialization agreement for CRAiLAR and establishes the foundation for continued adoption of its proprietary flax-based fiber. The all-natural CRAiLAR process is...

2011-01-20 05:00:00

Company Now Has the Capacity to Ship CRAiLAR Flax Fiber from its Kingstree Facility by March 2011 PORTLAND, OR, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies (OTCBB: NADVF, TSXV: NAT) CEO Ken Barker announced yesterday at the Texworld 2011 Conference in New York that the company is prepared to begin shipping initial orders of CRAiLAR(R) Flax Fiber from its Kingstree, SC, facility as early as March of this year and has developed the capacity to rapidly increase production...


Word of the Day
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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