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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...

2011-03-22 00:00:27

Velcro Brand may have met its match in a wide range of Hook and Loop Fasteners available at Buyhookandloop.com Holbrook, MA (PRWEB) March 21, 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...

2011-02-22 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming on the heels of NY Fashion Week, designer and fashion industry veteran, Johan Lindeberg, has announced his latest venture with the launch of his new label BLK DNM. The launch of BLKDNM.com was celebrated with an exclusive premiere of Film 1 directed by Martin De Thurah. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110222/CG51774) Lindeberg designed BLK DNM for a new generation of independent consumers, therefore establishing the brand's...

2011-02-01 00:35:55

Icebreaker is the first adventure apparel retailer to open a Facebook store. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Today Adgregate Markets, the leader in secure social commerce solutions, announced that Icebreaker, the New Zealand company that pioneered the merino wool adventure apparel category, has selected Adgregate Markets' ShopFansâ“ž¢ application to enable secure shopping through its Facebook page. Icebreaker selected ShopFans to create a custom ShopFans...

2010-12-30 05:18:00

WABASH, Ind., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermafiber, Inc. announces the official launch of SafingPaks, fire stop insulation designed for plumbers, electricians, HVAC and telecommunication installers. SafingPaks are precut pieces of the UL and Intertek (OPL) listed/tested Safing Insulation, packaged in a unique bag that offers a resealable opening and an easy-grip handle. SafingPaks are a new evolution in the popular Safing Insulation product line. Thermafiber's Safing Insulation is...

2010-11-16 00:00:49

Wool.labs, a business intelligence company driven by social cognition technology, has published a revealing study through SmartBrief, showing confusion among patients and disagreement among physician specialties about the appropriate use of anticoagulants such as Coumadin. The study found that patients steadily increased their self-education efforts from 1999 through 2010 due to differing physician attitudes towards treatment and inconsistent information. Wayne, Pa. (PRWEB) November 15, 2010...


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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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