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2014-08-05 08:24:16

- Record quarterly income from operations of $266.8 million, increasing 13% from second quarter 2013. HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014 was $169.4 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, on net sales of $998.6 million. This represents an increase in net income of $23.6 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2013 net income of $145.8 million,...

2014-08-01 23:01:52

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Optical Coatings Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/optical-coatings-market.html. Ablany, New York (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Optical Coatings Market (Anti-Reflective Coatings, Filter coatings, Transparent Electrodes,...

2014-08-01 04:20:20

PARIS, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain has completed the acquisition of Z-Tech LLC, located in Bow, New Hampshire (United States). The company specializes in the production of zirconia powders used for their mechanical and thermal properties in a range of applications, such as pigments for ceramic tiles or thermal coatings for the aeronautics industry. Z-Tech will be integrated within the Ceramic Materials business. This acquisition will enable Saint-Gobain...

2014-07-31 23:05:44

BioTechniques offers free subscriptions to qualified subscribers in print, digital replica, and mobile app formats for Apple and Android phones and tablets by visiting biotechniques.com/subscribe. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The July 2014 issue of BioTechniques (http://www.biotechniques.com) is now available as an open access journal featuring the following articles: P-LinK: A method for generating multicomponent Graphene veils: A versatile surface chemistry for sensors A...

2014-07-31 08:26:17

HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today it has closed the previously announced acquisition of German-based Vinnolit Holdings GmbH and its subsidiary companies from Advent International, a private equity firm. The Vinnolit acquisition includes six production facilities located in Burghausen, Gendorf, Cologne, Knapsack and Schkopau in Germany and Hillhouse in the United Kingdom. These operations have a combined annual capacity...

2014-07-30 16:25:08

AGY to assume Owens Corning S-Glass business, will operate as exclusive licensee of Owens Corning S-Glass technology TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, announced today that it has signed an agreement with AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, to better serve and grow the composites market with S-Glass...

2014-07-30 12:24:30

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Growth Opportunities in the Global Carbon Fiber Market 2014?2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1162254/Growth-Opportunities-in-the-Global-Carbon-Fiber-Market-20142019.html Background: After recovering from the largest decline in the history of the carbon fiber industry in 2009, the market is poised for strong double-digit growth annually for the next five years. In terms of dollar...

2014-07-30 12:24:00

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Growth Opportunities in Global Composites Industry 2014-2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/486881/Growth-Opportunities-in-Global-Composites-Industry-2014-2019.html Background: The global composites market is anticipated to witness good growth and reach approximately $35.1 billion (EUR25.6 billion) in 2019, with a CAGR of 6.6% over the next five years. The composites market is expected...

2014-07-30 08:30:41

"Electronic modulation of biochemical signal generation" published in Nature Nanotechnology COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers often use microelectronic devices embedded with biological components to interrogate biology, but such devices can do much more - perhaps even control biology. As such, researchers have looked to patterned assemblies of proteins and cells for in vitro metabolic engineering to characterize - and potentially control - cell...

2014-07-30 08:26:46

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Phenolic Resin Market 2014-2019, Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2185206/Global-Phenolic-Resin-Market-2014-2019-Trend-Profit-and-Forecast-Analysis.html Background:The global phenolic resin market is expected to reach an estimated value of $13.3 billion by 2019. One of the major drivers of phenolic resin market is the demand for heat resistance,...


Latest Materials science Reference Libraries

Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Computational Materials Science
2012-05-18 14:41:46

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal focuses on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in connection with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Advanced Functional Materials
2012-05-04 11:02:36

Advanced Functional Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2001 by Peter Gregory. It is published bimonthly by Wiley-VCH. The journal, however, has been in publication since 1985 under other titles, including Advanced Materials for Optics and Electronics. Advanced Functional Materials is the sister journal to Advanced Materials. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is David Flanagan. The journal covers all topics pertaining to materials science. Topics covered...

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials
2012-05-02 19:20:20

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by the Institute of Physics, which also prints the journal. Prior to 2008, this journal was published by Elsevier. Printed volumes of this journal are, as of 2008, published free of charge by the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the Institute of Physics. The journal was established in 2000. The journal covers all aspects of materials science, including theoretical...

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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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