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2014-07-15 23:00:52

Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new National Geographic Channel series, Showdown of the Unbeatables. The episode turned up the volume when Acoustiblok, an award winning thin noise-reduction material that is as effective as 12 inches of solid concrete when added to a stud wall, took on the Nathan Air Chime, multiple screaming train horns that produces the same decibel levels as a jet airplane. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new...

2014-06-10 12:33:56

Company's First USA Facility Located in Marshall County, Mississippi Will Help Reach New Customers and Grow Market Share MARSHALL COUNTY, MS, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - ROXUL Inc., the leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation products in North America officially begins production here at its first manufacturing facility located in the United States. The $160 million plant encompasses 600,000 square feet and is located on a 100 acre site in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park,...

2014-04-30 23:21:29

In observance of International Noise Awareness Day, HearingPlanet encourages Americans to be aware of dangerous noise levels and take preventative steps to avoid noise-induced hearing loss. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Today is International Noise Awareness Day, and in observation of the occasion, HearingPlanet, a leading national retailer of hearing aids, is encouraging Americans to prevent noise-induced hearing loss by being aware of dangerous noise levels, the warning signs of...

2014-04-30 23:09:56

Fifteen years since the inception of Acoustiblok Soundproofing material, the company that bears the brand’s namesake, Tampa-based Acoustiblok, Inc., is expanding its facility in South Tampa near MacDill Air Force Base. Tampa, FLA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A Quiet Revolution has been Growing for Years Fifteen years since the inception of Acoustiblok Soundproofing material, the company that bears the brand’s namesake, Tampa-based Acoustiblok, Inc., is expanding its facility in South Tampa...

2014-04-28 23:12:39

Sound Seal Wins Bronze Award in the Acoustical Solutions Category Agawam MA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Sound Seal, Inc. located in Agawam, MA announced that their WoodTrends division were winners once again at the 2014 Intex EXPO Construction Excellence Awards. Sound Seal earned awards in the ceiling and acoustical categories at this year’s ceremony at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Since 1979, Sound Seal has been providing award-winning innovative solutions...

2014-03-28 23:26:31

Sound Seal announces their noise barrier ceiling tile covers are designed so your voice (or other sounds) do not echo or reflect back to you. Agawam, MA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Sound Seal noise barrier ceiling tile covers is the solution for office privacy. Even with standard drywall construction, voices can still be heard between the adjacent offices. Why is that? Voices heard between offices most often are not going through the wall but over the top of the wall through the acoustic...

2014-03-21 23:25:20

Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge joint noise reduction product called Acoustiblok Bridge Joint Isolation Material® in North America. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. have announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge...

White Noise Makers Help Babies Sleep, But May Damage Their Hearing
2014-03-03 11:21:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Putting your baby to sleep by using a sleep machine could be harming your child, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada tested how sleep machines are affecting children. Parents use sleep machines, or white-noise makers, to help a sleeping baby fall asleep, as well as drown out outside noises like a fire truck or ambulance. However, the team found that if...

spotted seal
2014-02-28 04:54:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of California at Santa Cruz has provided additional details on the hearing capabilities of spotted seals, which are being exposed more and more to shipping noise as global warming has opened up lanes through the Arctic. "These spotted seals actually hear much better in both air and water than was previously thought based on earlier data for harp seals and ringed seals," said study author...

2014-02-18 23:25:58

Cornell University student entrepreneurs launch online store and blog as they capitalize on the growing event concept called silent disco. Party Headphones, of Ithaca NY, has done over 100 events in their first 12 months of business and worked with clients in 34 states. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Party Headphones, a 2013 graduate of Cornell University’s eLab Incubator, is generating overwhelming business off a unique event concept called silent disco. The student led...


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