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2012-01-10 16:18:00

KENNESAW, Ga., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTCBB: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the Noble Capital Markets 8th Annual Equity Conference in Hollywood, Florida. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, William C. Taylor, President and COO and Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to...

2012-01-10 14:05:00

KENNESAW, Ga., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTCBB: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it has received the certification for the Company's proprietary CollaFix(TM) Surgical Mesh CD. This certification of CollaFix(TM) Surgical Mesh CD, which is a Class III product in Europe, was issued by the Company's notified...

2011-12-12 13:25:00

MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Members of the board, management and employees of CelluForce are pleased to announce the end of the construction phase and the start of operations at the first manufacturing plant for NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC) in the world. Recyclable and renewable, NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC) is an advanced material derived from wood fibre that improves strength, durability and toughness. This high-value nanomaterial is capable of transforming the...

2011-12-01 16:36:00

KENNESAW, Georgia, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTCBB: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the 6th Annual Canaccord Genuity Cardiovascular, Aesthetics and Metabolic Disorders Conference in San Francisco, California. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, William C. Taylor, President and COO and...

2011-11-29 07:15:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TMS International Corp.(NYSE: TMS), the parent company of Tube City IMS Corporation, a leading provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills globally, today announced that the company's Jewett, TX, operation received the 2011 Global Slag Environmental Award from PRo Publications International Ltd., Surrey, United Kingdom. (Logo: <font size="2"...

2011-11-07 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY) today announced that it received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH has awarded Kensey Nash Corporation a two-year, $1.9 million Phase II SBIR grant to further investigate the use of a bioadhesive surgical mesh for applications in tendon repair procedures. The Company will develop and evaluate the ability of its proprietary bioadhesive...

2011-11-01 14:22:00

KARNATAKA, India, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Planetary gemstones have been gaining worldwide attention for their therapeutic role in providing abundance, fortune and wellness in life. GemstoneUniverse.com, a global retailer of precious gemstones, now offers authentic planetary gemstones at approximately 1/6 the price generally available worldwide. GemstoneUniverse.com is the only retailer of investment quality gems in the world to employ certified Astro gemologists to offer guidance as...

2011-10-31 09:00:00

Masy Systems, Inc. Obtains US DOT Certification Through Hazardous Materials Ground and Air Shipping Training Pepperell, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 Masy Systems, Inc. in Lomar Park, Pepperell, a provider of quality services for the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries announced that two members of their Biostorage team have completed the necessary training for proper handling of BioHazardous Material when shipping via ground and air. Melissa Gravel and Greg Kelly,...

2011-10-20 08:00:00

KENNESAW, Ga., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTCBB: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that its Chairman and CEO, Parker H. "Pete" Petit, has been inducted into the National Academy of Engineering. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an individual. Academy...

2011-10-12 09:00:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, October 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the Emmtec grounds in Emmen, the Netherlands, Teijin Aramid opened its newest plant for the production of the world's strongest tape, Endumax. By adding the new high-performance polyethylene tape (HP-PE) to its product portfolio, the Teijin Group has taken the next step toward global market leadership in super fibers & materials. For years, the Netherlands has played a dominant role in the global...


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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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2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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