Category: Plastics and fibers

Department of Defense Recognizes Green Globes for Assessing Building Sustainability

Department of Defense Recognizes Green Globes for Assessing Building Sustainability

PORTLAND, OR — (Marketwired) — 12/03/13 — The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced that its ® building assessment and certification program has been accepted for use by the United States Department of Defense (DoD). Following the lead of the General Services Administration (GSA), the DoD recently recognized Green Globes as an approved program for DoD facilities. The GBI noted that the DoD manages over 500 installations worldwide comprising nearly 300,000 buildings covering 2.3 billi

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NaturalNano Granted Key Patent for Manufacturing Method for NanoComposite of Halloysite NanoTubes by US Patent Office

ROCHESTER, NY — (Marketwired) — 12/03/13 — NaturalNano, Inc. (OTCBB: NNAN) () announced today that the US Patent & Trademark Office has issued a patent to the Company which covers the use of NNAN-s proprietary Halloysite NanoTubes (HNT) in NanoComposite Method of Manufacturing.NaturalNano-s CEO James Wemett commented, "With the issuance of this US Patent, NNAN continues to expand and protect its proprietary uses for HNT, in this case, as a nano-filler. As our patent portfolio contin

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ecVision Hosts Retail Industry Event in Hong Kong

ecVision Hosts Retail Industry Event in Hong Kong

SourceTrends 2014 Agenda Covers Product Testing, Vendor Compliance and Sustainability

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API Group PLC: Interim Results

STOCKPORT, UK — (Marketwired) — 12/03/13 –Contacts:
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Engineering Students Develop Revolutionary Prosthetics Technologies Using Advanced Plastics

CARLISLE, MA — (Marketwired) — 11/21/13 — Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products is proud to introduce , a talented group of engineering students from the , who are developing aimed at making arm and hand devices. These students just may revolutionize the prosthetics industry by utilizing to take the place of heavier and more expensive metal components for the skeletal portion of the prosthesis. Their innovations have yielded an advanced device that can be manufactured for a much lower cost

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Solegear Bioplastics Wins Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2013 Later Stage Award

Solegear Bioplastics Wins Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2013 Later Stage Award

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwired) — 11/21/13 — , a pioneering developer of plant-based materials and packaging for global brands, is proud to announce that it has won the Best in BioFuels/BioEnergy for the (GCCA) . The GCCA-s represent the best of the association-s nearly 50 member clusters and over 10,000 member companies. The GCCA Global Top 10 Winners were selected by and serial entrepreneurs, who collectively manage over $3.5 billion in global clean technology investment. Thi

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Lucite International Unveils Winner of Inaugural LuciteLux(R) JUST IMAGINE Awards

Lucite International Unveils Winner of Inaugural LuciteLux(R) JUST IMAGINE Awards

Company Celebrates Designer of Immersive LuciteLux(R) and LED Dome With Mini Documentary and Screening Party

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GREEN PALLETS INC. Launches the 3 Stringer 4 Way and 3 Stringer 2 Way PINE Hybrid (Plastic and Wood) Pallet

QUINCY, IL — (Marketwired) — 11/14/13 — GREEN PALLETS INC., in completing its launch of the new Hybrid Series of Pine Pallets, has now introduced to the market place its 3 stringer 4 way and its 3 stringer 2 way Pine Hybrid (plastic and wood) pallet. These pallets now fully complement our Oak Hybrid Pallets and offer a wide variety of standard choices to our customers. By visiting our website you will see videos of our pallets in action, showing strength and durability trials starting from

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Ceresana Publishes Most Comprehensive Market Analysis: European Market for Plastic Bottles Continues to Grow

Ceresana Publishes Most Comprehensive Market Analysis: European Market for Plastic Bottles Continues to Grow

Plastic bottles are an important packaging material in many sectors. Beverages, foodstuffs, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals as well as household and industrial chemicals can be packaged and sold in plastic bottles. Market analysts at Ceresana expect the volume of the European market to increase to approx. 170 billion units in 2020.

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Guanwei Recycling Corp. Reports Third Quarter Results

Guanwei Recycling Corp. Reports Third Quarter Results

Positive Trends Continued in Selling Prices, Raw Material and Labor Costs but an Approximately One Week Unplanned Interruption in Production Slightly Lowered Results; Company Maintains Favorable Outlook for Remainder of the Year; Investor Conference Call to Be Held Thursday, November 14th at 8:00am ET

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