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2014-04-22 12:23:38

- Additional 10,000MT Capacity for its FR-122P Flame Retardant to Meet Expected Demand - TEL AVIV, Israel, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICL (TASE:ICL), a global specialty minerals company that fulfills essential needs of the world's growing population in the agriculture, food and engineered materials markets, today announced that its ICL Industrial Products segment (ICL IP) is progressing as planned with the project to increase its production capacity of FR-122P, its...

2010-05-17 08:59:00

BEER SHEVA, Israel, May 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICL Industrial Products ("ICL-IP"), the world's leading manufacturer of flame retardants, today announced the development of Polyquel(TM) - a series of dust-free, fully-active polymeric flame retardants. These eco-friendly, next-generation products are an early success of ICL-IP's flame retardant development initiative launched in mid-2009 as part of its commitment to develop a broad range of new, innovative and...

2009-12-18 08:00:00

BEER SHEVA, Israel, December 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICL Industrial Products ("ICL-IP"), a subsidiary of ICL Ltd. (TASE:ICL), today reported that it has begun a program designed to accelerate the market's transition to sustainable flame retardant solutions. The program is comprised of two components: 1) the acceleration of ICL-IP's development of next-generation, polymeric flame retardants; and 2) a three-year phase-out (with extension of 1 year for essential uses) of...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'