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2014-08-01 08:23:08

Plastics Help Keep Food Fresher While Reducing Packaging Waste WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is peak season for road trips, which usually include plenty of snacks and beverages. But nobody wants to end the trip with spoiled food and heaps of waste. To help protect your food and the environment, Plastics Make it Possible(®) offers tips on how plastics can help reduce both food waste and packaging waste during long road trips....

2014-07-31 23:06:08

With a rapidly growing user base in the consumer and professional market, SmarTech believes that high value-added plastic materials used by 3D printers represent a high-margin opportunity for materials companies, equipment manufacturers and others in the 3D printing supply chain. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to “Plastics In 3D Printing Markets: A Ten-Year Opportunity Forecast,” a new report from the industry analysts SmarTech Markets Publishing, the market for...

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...

2014-07-28 12:23:38

ALBANY, New York, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled "Antimicrobial Plastics Market for Electronic & Consumer Appliances, Personal Care, Packaging, Automotive, Building & Construction, Healthcare and Other Applications - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020". According to the report, the U.S. antimicrobial plastics market was valued at USD 662.3 million in 2013 and...

2014-07-23 23:03:22

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Molded Plastics Market: Global Forecast, Market Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/molded-plastics-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Molded Plastics Market was 125.00 million tons in 2012 and is expected to be 171.58 million tons in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2013 to 2019. In terms of revenue,...

2014-07-23 08:32:09

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Valentis Nanotech Ltd [http://trendlines.com/portfolio/valentis ]., a portfolio company of Trendlines Agtech [http://trendlines.com/agtech ], announced it has signed an MOU with one of Israel's leading agricultural thermoplastics applications companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/666259-a ) Valentis's technology combines nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC), a biodegradable, transparent...

2014-07-18 12:22:12

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xwx7f6/melamine) has announced the addition of the "Melamine Formaldehyde Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The report covers the forecast and analysis for the melamine formaldehyde market on a global and regional level. The report provides historical data of...

2014-07-16 08:23:57

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European Union's target of 80% reduction in plastic bag consumption by 2019 coupled with growing consumer awareness to create significant growth opportunities for biodegradable plastics market According to a recently published report by TechSci Research a global research based management consulting firm "Europe Biodegradable Plastics Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2885...

2014-07-10 16:20:28

HARBIN, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China XD Plastics Company Limited (NASDAQ: CXDC, "China XD Plastics" or the "Company"), one of China's leading specialty chemical players engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of polymer composite materials primarily for automotive applications, today responded to the allegations raised by an article posted on Seeking Alpha's website dated July 10, 2014 by Bleecker Street Research. China XD Plastics believes that Bleecker Street...

2014-07-09 23:12:26

After 8 months of dedicated development, Plastic 2 Fuels sets July 14, 2014 as the official launch date for accepting orders globally for their Plastic 2 Fuels Machines. With absolutely no doubt on the efficacy of their technology, Plastic 2 Fuels is 100% assertive that their machines are the life-time partner many businesses have been looking for when it comes to effortlessly processing waste plastics to quality fuels. Bangkok (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 "The well-known idiom, ‘a...


Latest Plastic Reference Libraries

Plasticulture
2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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