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2011-11-19 15:00:00

The companyâs introduction of its latest fabrication, Rain-Wool, an innovative super-fine Merino wool that is finished with a water-repellency treatment, is the next step Sanyo has taken to surpass its technologically-superior outerwear. Rain-Wool is doubly protected from precipitation through its fabric treatment and water-resistant fabric itself. The coat delivers superior performance, and it does so with style. Rain-Wool is the best winter accessory of the season. New York, NY...

2011-08-29 11:50:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the Glass Fibers markets. The global market for glass fibers is projected to exceed 8.5 million tons by the year 2017, driven by recovery in the global economy and improving prospects in various end-use markets, specifically construction and automotive. Technological advancements and material improvements, and enormous potential in Asia countries, particularly China and India, are likely to foster further growth in the glass fiber...

2011-07-20 02:51:00

PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To more effectively serve customers in western Japan, Saint-Gobain plans to build a new glass wool production facility near Osaka in the Kansai region through its local subsidiary Mag-Isover, Japan's leading insulation manufacturer. With planned capacity of 60,000 tonnes, the plant is scheduled to come on stream before the end of 2013. Representing a total investment of around EUR140 million, the plant will directly employ more than...

2011-06-23 10:14:00

PENNDEL, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Langhorne Carpet Company is now weaving Jacquard-Wilton carpets made of luxurious 100% Peruvian alpaca fiber, the gold standard of all-natural carpet. It is similar to the touch of cashmere but far more durable. "This is another milestone in our 80-year history," said William H. Morrow, President of Langhorne Carpets. "We are honored to be the first carpet mill in America to be weaving pure Peruvian alpaca carpets for our customers across the...

2011-06-20 03:00:00

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq, a leading provider of Advanced Planning and Scheduling [http://www.quintiq.com/solutions/advanced-planning-and-scheduling.aspx ] (APS) solutions, today announced that Loro Piana, the Italian textile and luxury goods producer, has chosen Quintiq Company Planner [http://www.quintiq.com/industries/manufacturing/manufacturing-software-solutions/tactical-planning.aspx ] to schedule machines and personnel in...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Buyhookandloop.com offers savings over branded Velcro Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Buyhookandloop.com offers an exciting alternative to Velcro Brand products. The Hook and Loop Fasteners available at Buyhookandloop.com provide a wide variety of fastening solutions. The website is easy to navigate and purchasing is fast and simple. Products include: Adhesive Back Hook and Loop and Adhesive Dots, Re-useable Cable and Bundling Wraps, Sew On Hook and Loop, Display Loop Fabric and much...

2011-03-24 00:00:28

Groundbreaking web technology reveals impact of patients with diabetes on mainstream acceptance of weight loss surgery options "“ particularly bariatric surgery. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Wool.labs (TM), a business intelligence company driven by social cognition technology, has published the next study in its series, "The Impact of Weight Loss Surgery On Patients With Diabetes," revealing a highly engaged group of people with diabetes who were actively discussing weight loss...


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Alpaca, Vicugna pacos
2012-10-27 17:12:26

The alpaca (Vicugna pacos) is a South American camelid that is similar in appearance to the llama. Its range includes the Andes Mountains, in areas of Ecuador, northern Bolivia and Chile, and southern Peru. It is a domesticated animal that is kept in herds in flat, grassy areas at altitudes of up to 16,000 feet. For many years there was confusion concerning the classification of the four species of South American lamoids, including the alpaca. Until 2001, it was accepted that this species...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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