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2014-04-17 16:23:25

CLEVELAND, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that it has received the first Supplier Excellence Award jointly granted by Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR) and Qure Medical, specialty divisions of Q Holding Co. "Unwavering product quality and the ability to deliver value, outstanding service and quick turnarounds are the key reasons for our decision to present this...

2014-04-16 12:21:26

YORK, S.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluestar Silicones, a global integrated silicones supplier, has achieved certification under the Responsible Care® Management System (RCMS) at its U.S. manufacturing facility located in York, S.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75547 The facility, which opened in 2012, underwent three independent audits as part of a year-long program to align with the environmental, health and safety standards under the American Chemistry...

2014-04-09 23:24:15

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces new technical resource that examines silicone-EPDM blends and differences between sponge rubber and foam rubber. Compound Selection: Blended Materials and Distinctive Polymers is downloadable e-book that helps seal designers and technical buyers to select the right rubber materials for industrial and commercial applications. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Elasto Proxy, supplier of custom seals...

2014-04-08 08:25:28

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) today introduced the latest additions to its innovative portfolio of superwetting surfactants--Dynol(TM) 960 and 980 superwetting surfactants--at the American Coatings Show in Atlanta, Ga. Dynol 960 and 980 superwetting surfactants are designed to have a superior balance of properties, including both equilibrium and dynamic wetting, system compatibility, and low foam, compared to traditional siloxane...

2014-04-03 11:25:14

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have added yet another innovation—miniature valves—to their ever-growing collection of inexpensive, easy-to-manufacture and highly efficient microfluidic devices made from plastic films and double-sided tape. Traditionally, microfluidic devices—tiny gadgets with fluid-carrying channels used in medical diagnostics, DNA forensics and "lab-on-a-chip" chemical analyzers—have been fabricated like microchips using...

2014-04-02 23:26:38

Elasto Proxy, supplier of custom seals and specialty insulation, announces solid rubber profiles made of EPDM, TPE, neoprene, nitrile, silicone, and other elastomeric materials. Custom fabrication specialists supply high-value, low-to-medium volume quantities of solid rubber parts such as seals, gaskets, bumpers, channels, strips, tubes, and square and round cords. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Elasto Proxy, global supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation,...

2014-03-27 23:33:17

According to the CDC, roughly 3,000 people die each year due to foodborne diseases. In light of the recent updated inspection and compliance mandates under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, WetKeys has seen a significant increase of orders for its waterproof and washable computer keyboards to be used in food processing and beverage bottling plants. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act is currently updating its inspection and compliance mandates...

2014-03-24 23:03:42

More than just making vaginal and anal intercourse more comfortable and pleasurable. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Empowered Products, Inc., [OTCBB: EMPO] maker of the popular PINK® and Gun Oil® personal lubricants, released today its list of the five things all men should know about its Gun Oil® Silicone personal lubricants. Check out Empowered Products complete Gun Oil and PINK product lines at: http://www.gunoil.com and http://www.pinkforus.com The 5 things...

2014-03-19 08:30:02

Miami plastic surgeon Rian A. Maercks M.D. offers patients the best of both worlds by using the best form stable silicone implant technology and trsnsaxillary armpit placement resulting in a scarless, more natural looking breast MIAMI, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients considering breast augmentation are becoming more and more educated in regards to their choices. Awareness is growing to the clear benefit of high quality form stable "gummy bear" implants in an anatomically...

2014-03-18 08:34:39

DUBLIN, Mar. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8sv7k9/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Sealant Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Sealant Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global sealant industry with a focus on the Chinese...