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2014-10-29 12:31:15

Opportunities in the India Glass Fiber Market 2013-2018 IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Glass fiber are used for a variety of applications, such as, pipe & tank, wind energy, transportation, construction, marine, and electrical & electronics in the Indian composites industry. The global economic recovery, strong growth of industrial production, and growth in construction industry in India is expected to drive this market. The glass fiber market in Indian composites...

2014-10-27 16:29:46

PARIS, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 27, 2014, Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, inaugurated a new flat glass (float) production plant in India, in the presence of Francois Richier, French Ambassador to India, and Pierre-Andre de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain. Located in Bhiwadi, near New Delhi, in the State of Rajasthan, this line started production in March 2014...

2014-10-24 23:04:01

AFL has been awarded five patents for new technologies Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 AFL has been awarded five patents for new technologies used in the enhancement of AFL’s Optical Connectivity and Apparatus (OCA) and test and inspection products. The first patent is for an Optical Fiber Expansion Joint which helically bridges the gap between two cable end units within a loose tube fiber optic cable. This apparatus secures the cable’s structural integrity while also...

2014-10-22 23:11:43

Pittsburgh Corning Corporation added energy efficient and beautiful glass block to human-centered and green building showcase home. UDLL celebrates environmentally and people friendly features that should be included in every home. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, a leader in the glass block industry for over 75 years, is pleased to announce their contribution to the Universal Design Living Laboratory (UDLL). UDLL is the highest-rated universal...

2014-10-22 08:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following class-action Settlement is being announced by Court-approved Notice-program designer, Kinsella Media LLC: Courts have granted preliminary approval for a class-action Settlement involving fiber-optic cable and related telecommunications equipment that has been installed in railroad Rights of Way. This Settlement resolves a lawsuit in Texas, and will provide cash benefits to current and former owners of land next to or under...

2014-10-18 23:02:24

The European market is expected to drive the demand for smart glass market over the next few years, as the popularity of smart glass as a building material is increasing in European regions. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-glass-market-907.html) (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 MarketsandMarkets report "Smart Glass market by technology, application, geography - Global Forecast to 2014 - 2020", defines and segments the smart glass market into various segments with...

2014-10-17 12:20:34

DUBLIN, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global light vehicle OE glazing market- forecasts to 2029" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report edition offers a global review of the OE glazing sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers: -- Automotive OE glazing market size estimates -- Latest technologies and trends --...

2014-10-16 12:23:49

Two new products from Owens Corning provide outstanding processing characteristics, helping producers increase capacity to meet a market expected to grow by 7.3% per year ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, is preparing to meet growing demand for glass fiber reinforced long fiber thermoplastics (LFT) with two products that offer value-added manufacturing processing and...

2014-10-16 08:36:27

ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC(®)" or the "Company") today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend to OCC's shareholders. OCC's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.02 per share on the Company's common stock effective October 15, 2014. The dividend will be paid on or about November 14, 2014 to shareholders of record on October 29, 2014. The dividend announced today implies an...

2014-10-15 23:02:16

Atlantic Fiber Optic Cable & Solveforce are offering savings to New York businesses up to 40%. Solveforce assists businesses in obtaining their Atlantic Fiber Optic Cable service for their commercial establishments throughout New York, NY. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 As a Master Agency, Solveforce offers its Atlantic Fiber Optic Cable (http://atlanticfiberopticcable.com/) services in New York, NY, and has been providing business solutions since 2004. Atlantic Fiber Optic...


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Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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