Latest Spinning Stories

2014-07-18 16:24:07

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxggn6/global_textile) has announced the addition of the "Global Textile Machinery Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxggn6/global_textile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Textile machinery is used to produce yarns, fabrics, and threads and in the finishing processes of the Textile...

2014-06-18 20:22:30

US$ 50 million investment will generate 200 new jobs in the zone. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAE-A SPINNING S.R.L., a subsidiary of SAE-A TRADING CO., LTD, and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) today publically confirmed that the South Korea-based company will open a new thread manufacturing plant in Cartago at an investment of over US$50 million, generating 200 new jobs in direct employment. With the establishment of this plant, SAE-A...

2014-03-03 23:25:04

Elmarco introduces NS LAB, the electrospinning research tool designed for the needs of universities and research institutes. Liberec, Czech Republic (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Elmarco introduces the updated Nanospider™ (“NS”) LAB – the first product update to the world’s best-selling nanofiber research tool which was originally launched in 2005 at the Nanotech exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. Designed for experimental work on nanofiber material and applications, this new product...

2013-10-08 23:23:26

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Top 20 Composites Companies 2013 : Competitive Landscape Analysis for Glass Fibre, Carbon Fibre & Aramid Fibre. London (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Report Details There are numerous participants within the global composites industry and this report attempts to delineate the top companies operating within the composite industry. Often a company within the industry will focus on a specific role such as the designing of a...

Spider Silk May One Day Be Produced From Bacteria
2012-07-19 10:11:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a development that could have wide reaching ramification for material production, researchers may have finally unlocked a consistent process for producing spider silk from bacteria. A new video article in JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, demonstrates a key step in the procedures to harvest and process synthetic spider silk from bacteria called “post-spin.” In this step, silk molecules are mechanically...

2012-03-28 08:26:25

Common material such as polyethylene used in plastic bags could be turned into something far more valuable through a process being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In a paper published in Advanced Materials, a team led by Amit Naskar of the Materials Science and Technology Division outlined a method that allows not only for production of carbon fiber but also the ability to tailor the final product to specific applications. "Our results represent...

2012-03-22 23:03:00

Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. (MDA) and Zumba Fitness LLC (Zumba), leading providers of instructor-based fitness education, today announced their joint efforts to combat the counterfeiting of their world-famous brands offered under their Spinning® and Zumba® marks Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc. (MDA) and Zumba Fitness LLC (Zumba), leading providers of instructor-based fitness education, today announced their joint efforts to combat the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.