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2014-10-30 08:39:20

Recognizing innovation and leadership in global manufacturing MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The manufacturing industry is undergoing exciting changes as technology and other advancements create new challenges and opportunities. The Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards, which honor businesses and individuals that are grasping those opportunities, today announced that the deadline for submitting nominations has been extended to December 12, 2014. Logo -...

2014-10-30 00:20:19

Worldwide Carbon Fiber Competitive Analysis and Leadership Study 2014 IRVING, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Carbon fiber is used in sporting goods, aerospace, transportation, civil engineering, and marine applications. The high strength to weight ratio compared to that of its competing materials, such as, glass fiber and other metals, are likely to increase the demand of carbon fiber in different application segments. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings (MCH), Toray, SGL, Cytec,...

2014-10-29 23:11:23

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Farm Equipment Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Growth in the global market for agricultural equipment is varied dependent on factors including economic scenario, weather and demand. Population growth is expected to fuel demand for agriculture product, which in turn would lead to increase in demand for farm equipment. A rising standard of living and increasing personal...

2014-10-29 23:06:15

Bixby International has developed a process technology that employs 3D profiles to make deep embosses in the transverse or any other direction across a cast extruded plastic sheet or roll product. Newburyport, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Cast plastic extrusions are two-dimensional flat sheets or films. Different surfaces can be imparted on them using a process called “embossing.” Embossing transfers a surface texture of a roll or other substrate onto the sheet or film being extruded...

2014-10-29 23:05:53

Ellsworth Adhesives announces a new agreement with Dow Corning as authorized distributor for the Industrial Assembly and Maintenance Market in Mexico. Germantown, WI (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce a new agreement with Dow Corning as authorized distributor for the Industrial Assembly and Maintenance Market in Mexico. Ellsworth Adhesives offers a comprehensive line of Dow...

2014-10-29 23:05:00

Powder Coatings Market report segments on the basis of Resin types and by End User Industries along with the key countries in each region has been included.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/powder-coatings-market-151375565.html) TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The new research report “Powder Coatings Market by Resin Type (Epoxy, Epoxy-Polyester Hybrid, Polyester, Acrylic, Polyurethane, & Others) and by End-User Industries (Architectural, Appliances, Automotive, General...

2014-10-29 16:32:13

World demand to exceed 50 billion square meters by 2018 LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide demand for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape is projected to exceed 50 billion square meters by 2018. This represents a considerable improvement over the 2008-2013 period, which included the recent global economic slowdown. As tape technologies continue to improve, they will take additional market share away from non-PSA tapes, standalone adhesives, staples, and other...

2014-10-29 16:23:27

LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LON-ReportbuyerUS demand to rise nearly 3% annually through 2018 US demand for power and hand tools is forecast to increase nearly three percent annually through 2018 to $12.7 billion. Among professional users, growth will stem primarily from the recovering construction industry, which is being helped by a boom in housing starts. Additionally, the improved outlook for durable goods manufacturing and the expansion of the vehicle park will boost...

2014-10-29 16:23:05

LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last February, two multinational industrial companies, Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, merged their fossil power generation businesses. As a result of this merger, in the Americas, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. ("MHPSA") features expanded power generation and related environmental, product line, service and factory capacity. The decision was announced today to locate MHPSA's Western Hemisphere Headquarters...

2014-10-29 16:21:01

Terex to Invest $20 Million in Manitex International, Inc. BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced an agreement to form a Joint Venture with Terex Corporation in ASV, which has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Terex (NYSE:TEX) since 2008, with its manufacturing facility in Grand Rapids, MN. As a result of the...


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2010-12-03 22:59:13

The Post-it note is a piece of stationery designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces through the use of a strip of adhesive on the back. They are most commonly seen in a 3-inch square and yellow in color although they can come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. A low-tack adhesive allows the notes to be stuck and removed quickly with no residue left behind. Art Fry, of 3M, created the post-it note by using an adhesive developed by a colleague. 3M was...

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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 16:45:45

Registered to W. L. Gore, Gore-Tex is a waterproof/breathable fabric that was co-invented by Wilbert L. Gore and Rowena Taylor. In 1976, Robert Gore was granted a patent for a porous form of polytetrafluoroethylene with a micro-structure characterized by nodes interconnected by fibrils. Gore was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006. PTFE is created by using an emulsion polymerization process that utilizes the fluorosurfactant PFOA. Gore-Tex materials are typically...

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2010-10-11 19:45:07

Nylon, a synthetic polymer, was first produced by Wallace Carothers in 1935. It is one of the most commonly used polymers. The thermoplastic, silky material was first used in a nylon-bristled toothbrush, then women's stockings. Nylon was made of repeating units linked by amide bonds and is frequently referred to as ppolyamide (PA). There are two common methods of making nylon for fiber applications. It was the first commercially successful synthetic polymer. It was originally intended...

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