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2014-08-21 23:06:04

The global waterborne coatings market is estimated to reach $77,838.71 million by 2019. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/waterborne-waterbased-coatings-market-205422792.html) (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 According to the new report “Waterborne Coatings Market by Resin (Acrylic, Polyester, Alkyd, Epoxy, Polyurethane, PTFE, PVDF, PVDC, & Others), by Application (Architectural, Automotive, General Industrial, Protective, Wood, Marine, Packaging, Coil, & Others) - Global...

2014-08-21 23:04:13

With the partnership of National Bank, SIC has been able to plan out a multi stage growth plan that continues to this day. Red Bud, Illinois (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 For the second time in four years, Southern Illinois Crankshaft (SIC) of Red Bud, Ill., is in a mode for growth and expanding the line of products they manufacture. Mike Ward, Commercial Lending Officer with National Bank, has worked with SIC owners Michael and Jeannie Schaefer since 2011 to help make financing a reality. SIC...

2014-08-21 23:03:51

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Polycarbonate Market for Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Optical Media, Packaging: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Polycarbonate Market for Automotive, Electronics, Construction, Optical Media, Packaging and Other...

2014-08-21 20:23:10

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZEISS Industrial Metrology has announced it will feature several new products at IMTS 2014 (International Manufacturing Technology Show) that enhance customer productivity, increase accuracy and reduce energy consumption. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138766 The new ZEISS CONTURA coordinate measuring machines with navigator technology for active sensors allow faster scanning of circular features while also increasing...

2014-08-21 12:21:59

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), one of the leading worldwide providers of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), today announced it has established a sales presence in metropolitan Detroit to better serve automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in North America. As a top 10 global automotive EMS provider, IMI is opening the Detroit office as its first focused effort on serving the U.S. automotive and truck...

2014-08-21 08:24:17

Company reflects on business transformation milestones, looks ahead with confidence; NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America's move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a state-of-the-art, newly LEED-certified office tower, and headquarters for the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. The company has organized a "Celebrate Newark Day" for employees to enable...

2014-08-20 23:07:43

Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), global supplier of flexible hones and nylon abrasive brushes, announces on-line resources that explain how to automate surface finishing and deburring. Technical article and videos explain how Flex-Hone® and NamPower technologies help manufacturers save time and money through automation while improving part quality and consistency. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), American-owned supplier of surface...

2014-08-20 08:31:56

Test and Measurement Instruments Company Deploys Cloud Service to Improve Inventory and Supply Management OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced that Anritsu Company, a global leader in communications test and measurement solutions, has deployed Kinaxis RapidResponse to drive better integration and alignment across the demand, supply and inventory functions of Anritsu's business,...

2014-08-20 08:23:27

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") will release its Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter results for the period ended July 31, 2014, after market hours on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014. Beginning at 8:30AM (ET) on Thursday, September 4, the Company will host a conference call for analysts, investors and other interested parties. Listeners may access a live broadcast of the conference call on the Company's web site at...

2014-08-19 23:14:55

This year’s August events attracted over 150 attendees to Mentor, OH. Mentor, OH. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Roll-Kraft once again hosted their annual regional training seminars in Mentor, Ohio. The August 6 seminar focused on training for the tube and pipe mill industry (welded tube and pipe), while August 7 was aimed at the roll form industry (primarily addressing open profiles but also including form square/weld square shapes). This year’s training events attracted a record...


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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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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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