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2013-03-11 12:26:01

VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (CRAiLAR) (TSXV: CL) (OTCBB: CRLRF) will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 14, at 2:00 pm PDT, 5:00 pm EDT. Ken Barker, chief executive officer and Ted Sanders, chief financial officer will host the call and provide an update on recent corporate developments followed by a question and answer session. Event Details -- To participate via telephone, please dial 888-481-2877, or...

2013-03-08 23:00:07

Headlines in recent news imply Colorado company, EnviroTextiles, federally approved to grow hemp Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 On the morning of March 7, 2013, several articles were published that implied that EnviroTextiles had gained the authority to grow industrial hemp in Colorado. "As more media outlets picked up and summarized the original story, the facts became even more inaccurate." stated EnviroTextiles founder Barbara Filippone. The articles immediately stirred up...

2013-01-25 08:20:24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Plant Health Incorporated (OTCQB: OPHID) ("OPHI"), a Charlotte, North Carolina producer of professional grade organic-based and hybrid turf and garden care products used in residential and commercial applications, has acquired Kenactiv Innovations Inc. ("Kenactiv"), a Scottsdale, Arizona provider of natural fiber based products used in packaging, textiles, automotive parts, oil drilling, plastic composites, agriculture and environmental...

2013-01-16 12:28:33

VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. ("CL" or the "Company") (TSXV: CL) (OTCBB: CRLRF) confirmed this week that it has commenced running production grade fiber at its new Pamplico, S.C. manufacturing facility. This followed minor delays at the facility to ensure safety and compliance within the water and fire protection systems in the building, along with customization to communications software that ensures the safe operation of the...

2013-01-11 08:22:14

118 year-old multi-national company will use CRAiLAR fiber for innovation in sustainable apparel, focus on Japanese consumer VICTORIA, BC AND PORTLAND, OR, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. ("CL" or the "Company") (TSXV: CL) (OTCBB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR®, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, has signed a fiber supply agreement with Japan-based Kowa Company. Kowa Company was founded in 1894 as a cotton wholesaler, and has...

2012-12-28 16:21:08

Facility Adjustments Continue Into New Year VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. ("CL" or the "Company") (TSXV: CL) (OTCBB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR®, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, has revised its estimated production start date at its new Pamplico, S.C. facility from Friday, December 28 to a targeted timeframe of mid January. The delay has been attributed to safety and compliance within...

2012-12-18 16:25:47

Full production on schedule to commence December 28 VICTORIA and PORTLAND, OR, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - In line with the announcement last month, CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. ("CL" or the "Company") (TSXV: CL) (OTCBB: CRLRF) commissioned its first full-scale CRAiLAR manufacturing facility in Pamplico, S.C., on Monday, December 17. "This is a milestone event for us as a company and an industry partner, heralding a new era in sustainable natural fibers for multiple market...

2012-11-28 08:31:18

Milestone Takes Company From Construction to Operations, Focus on Partner Order Delivery, Innovation Ahead VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. ("CL" or the "Company") (TSXV: CL) (OTCBB: CRLRF) confirmed on Wednesday that it will commission the Company's first full-scale manufacturing facility for CRAiLAR Flax Fiber on December 17, 2012. Announced on its investor call in October, the timeline remains in place to begin production of...

2012-09-27 06:22:12

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company, a global leader in cellulose fiber technology and sustainable forestry, today announced the launch of a proprietary, patent-pending form of thermoplastic composite that uses sustainably sourced cellulose fiber as a reinforcement additive. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120111/AQ34535LOGO) Called THRIVE(TM) composites, the product will initially be used in household goods and automotive parts. In addition,...

2012-09-27 06:20:40

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's investigation into the use of tree fibers called cellulose in plastic composites has shown using the fiber in automotive applications could significantly reduce CO(2) emissions and weight, while speeding processing time by as much as 40 percent Ford has worked with Weyerhaeuser - one of the largest forest products companies in the world - to prove out a more sustainable plastic composite material for future Ford vehicle components...