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ESI Releases an Updated Version of the PVC Edgebanding Pattern Search System for 2012 on the ESI Web Site

SAN DIMAS, Calif., June 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ESI Edgebanding Services Inc. has announced the full update of their PVC edgebanding to matching high pressure laminate patterns database. The ESI PVC pattern database is fully searchable by laminate brand, laminate pattern number or laminate pattern name.

Remspec Brings Mid-IR Fiber Production On-Line

STURBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.

Allweather Roof Names Southern Minnesota Native, Tracy Riedemann as Their Austin Branch Manager

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allweather Roof, based in Minneapolis is proud to announce the hiring of Tracy Riedemann as the new General Manager of its Austin operations. Riedemann brings more than 18 years of commercial roofing experience and has worked on more than 10,000 roofing projects in her career. She has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in roofing repairs, modifications, and re-roofing that adds to Allweather Roof’s Southern branch.

Microdyne Plastics Regains Strength with Efficiency Overhaul

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board’s partnership with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting(R) (CMTC) helped a local manufacturer, Microdyne Plastics, create a more competitive pricing structure and identify cost savings to maintain profitability.

LRM a Gold Medalist in SPE Parts Competition

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, is the Society of Plastics Engineers 2011 Parts Competition Winner in heavy gauge vacuum forming, as a Gold Medalist.

New Fumigation Emissions Control Facility

BRIDGEPORT, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Value Recovery, Inc. announced today that Guadalupe Cooling of Nipomo, CA has obtained a license to use Value Recovery’s methyl bromide emissions control technology for its new Quarantine and Pre-shipment fumigation operation. The facility will be constructed by Controlled Environments Construction of Tustin, CA.

LRM Industries and Water Safety Products Launch ValuStair

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of ValuStair, a 22-foot long unitary, self-supporting stairway made of recyclable thermoplastic. ValuStair will be showcased by Water Safety Products in booth 2736 at the IAAPA Attractions Expo, Nov. 16-19, 2010.

LRM Industries Launches High Efficiency HydroDome 610 Stormwater Chamber

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of the HydroDome(TM) 610 composite stormwater chamber. The HydroDome design concept, introduced in 2009, comes from both the efficiency of nature and the ageless understanding by architectural engineers, that the dome is stronger than an arch or vaulted tunnel.

LRM Industries Re-brands, Launches New Web Site

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has re-branded and launched a new Web site showcasing a range of developing new thermoplastic/composite products for the environmental engineering and green building markets. The designs of these innovative products were enabled by the unique size and structural features capabilities of LRM’s unique patented STF Sheetless ThermoForming and TPF ThermoPlastic Flowforming technologies.

Applied Analytics, Inc. Redesigns and Enhances Their Already Very Successful Microspec Product

CONCORD, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Just as our counterparts in the computer and cell phone industries continue to take advantage of the latest technologically superior components, and very often less costly, to enhance and improve the performance of their products, so do we at AAI,’ said Matt Froncillo, of AAI.

Vitamin E Cosmetic Foam Patent Filed by Enefco

AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A U.S. patent has been filed by Enefco USA for a new process of applying Vitamin E as a surface coating on non-latex hydrophilic polyurethane cosmetic foam. The patent pending process adds Vitamin E to the foam after the foam is manufactured and impregnates the foam in a range from surface coating to complete saturation.

Thin Film Coating Witness Samples Now Being Stocked by Lattice Materials

BOZEMAN, Mont. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to growing demand for rapid delivery and competitive pricing, Lattice Materials recently started stocking thin film coating witness samples for its customers. The program takes the burden and expense of inventory off the company’s customers and improves their experience with Lattice.

DITEC Research and Development Enters into an Agreement with Presentwater AS

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DITEC Research and Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of DITEC International Corporation focused on development of environmental chemicals and technologies, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Presentwater AS, an innovative Norwegian company with a strong maritime network and strategic alliances towards world-leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM).

Super-Gliding – Fad or Futuristic Sport?

CLEARWATER, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Synthetic Ice, worldwide leader in the development of synthetic ice, introduces ‘Super-Gliding,’ the sport of skating on a surface other than real ice. Synthetic ice surfaces are not ice, but can be skated on using normal ice skates in the same manner as ice. These surfaces require no refrigeration or grooming equipment and are completely recyclable, so they are the environmentally-conscious alternative to refrigerated ice rinks.

LRM Industries Introduces EverDock – A Simple, Green Dock Building Solution

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of EverDock modular dock panels, the first product in family of innovative and environmentally friendly thermoplastic marine dock solutions. LRM will show EverDock panels for first time from February 11th through the 15th at The Miami International Boat Show 2010.

Trusty-Step International Introduces Virtually Undetectable Clear Acrylic Non-Slip Floor Coating

LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trusty-Step International, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment manufacturer, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its floor treatment line. The company’s new acrylic anti-slip floor treatment is virtually undetectable, with surfaces retaining an exceptionally durable, reflective, fade-resistant and non-yellowing high-gloss finish for up to three years.

NevaSlip Introduces Virtually Undetectable Clear Acrylic Non-Slip Floor Coating

LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NevaSlip, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment company, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its professional floor treatment line. Paired with the company’s microscopic etching surface process, NevaSlip can now make all types of floors slip-resistant without changing their appearance.

Vivesan Household Cleaners Take Consumers ‘Beyond Green’

CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you have to put your hands in it, or breathe it, or walk on carpets sprayed with it, shouldn’t it be safe? National surveys show growing numbers of shoppers are asking that question when they choose household cleaners. The makers of Vivesan have an answer in the form of powerful, 100 percent plant-based, carcinogen-free cleaners that are safer for humans, animals, and the environment. Vivesan cleaning products are now available to retailers nationwide.

Highest Performing Metal Pipes for the Oil Patch with New DuraSeal Product says Ken Sachs

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask anyone who works on the production side of the oil business and they will tell you the key to success in the oil industry is extracting, producing and transporting, says Ken Sachs. The quicker and more cost effective it is the better. They will also tell you that while production costs can be controlled, well flow rates are often at the mercy of corrosion and pipe wear. A new product called DuralSil, made by DuraSeal.

LRM Industries Introduces HydroDome, the Next BIG Thing in Stormwater Management BMPs

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of the game-changing HydroDome™ family of stormwater chambers. LRM will show HydroDome for first time from August 18th through the 20th at StormCon®, the annual stormwater conference to be held this year at the Marriott in Anaheim, California.

LRM Industries Invents Twin Sheet Direct Thermoforming

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the invention of TSD Twin Sheet Direct™; a new innovative production process, extending the product value of its patent-pending STF Sheetless ThermoForming™ technology, which was invented and commercialized by LRM in 2007.

LRM Industries, LLC Acquired and Recapitalized as LRM Industries International, Inc.

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The former LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been acquired from NOVA Chemicals Inc. and Envirokare Tech, Inc., which have owned the company as a joint venture since 2005. A group of investors led by Zesiger Capital Group LLC funded the transaction that resulted in the recapitalization of the former company into LRM Industries International, Inc.

Syntec Optics Gains ISO 9001:2000 Certification

PAVILION, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, has been certified to be in compliance with ISO 9001:2000. The certification audit was conducted by the Bureau Veritas Group. This recognition of Syntec’s quality management system reinforces the company’s credentials as a high precision manufacturer of injection molded polymer optics and opto-electronic assemblies. Syntec Optics integrates all steps of the process.

Aicello Acquisition of Tohcello PVA Film Business Group

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada, March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aicello announced today an agreement to acquire Tohcello Company’s polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) film product line and assets. The move is part of Aicello’s strategy to expand PVA film business as a core product offering, by increasing production capacity and leveraging the assets and technology included in the acquisition. The sale will be completed on April 1, 2009.

What’s the ‘Greenest’ Outdoor Furniture? Adams Mfg. Finds Environment Advantages in Resin

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concerned Americans want to be sure they’re buying casual furniture that won’t harm the environment, say the folks at Adams Manufacturing Corp. There are a lot of choices. Casual furniture is made out of steel, wrought iron, wood, and resin.

LRM Industries, LLC(TM) to Produce Composite Railway Systems Components

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries, LLC(TM), headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been selected by Eastern Rail Corporation to manufacture thermoplastic composite infrastructure components for the nation’s electric railways. LRM’s proprietary, totally automated TPF ThermoPlastic Flowforming(TM) process will be used to mold long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite components for a durable replacement of aging or damaged railway structures made of wood, steel or traditional fiberglass.

Synthetic Ice Embraced by Skating Coaches

CLEARWATER, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Synthetic Ice, a worldwide leader in the development of synthetic ice has announced the support of professional ice skating coaches for their Super-Glide synthetic ice products. What if the ice in skating rinks never melted? What if the ‘ice’ was not real ice at all, but synthetic ice minus the slippery feel and all the maintenance headaches and costs of frozen water?

LRM Industries, LLC Launches New Sheetless Thermoforming Production

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces a new innovative production line, custom designed for the unique, patent-pending STF Sheetless ThermoForming(TM) technology, which was invented by LRM in 2007.

Million Dollar Expansion at Syntec Optics Supports Focus on Innovation

PAVILION, N.Y., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, recipient of the prestigious 2008 Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Award in the North American polymer optics market, announces new manufacturing capacity that directly correlates with its focus on innovation. Syntec is also actively seeking more staff. To quote the Frost and Sullivan award, ‘Syntec Optics, through its commitment to innovation and consistent focus on profitability, is rapidly growing at an average annual growth rate of 16-percent.”

Syntec Optics Granted U.S. Patent for Innovative HRDT Technology

PAVILION, N.Y., Sept. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom plastic optics in North America, has been granted a U.S. patent for its HRDT(TM) (High Refraction Diamond Turning) technology, in production use since late 2005. Most Syntec HRDT projects have been defense-related. However, HRDT holds promise for other markets, such as datacom, that require asymmetric, low-cost optics with high wave sensitivity and strong heat resistance, and share with defense an imperative to shave development cycles.

Synthetic Ice Brings Olympic Experience to North Carolina Kids

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ice Rink Engineering is making it possible for kids to enjoy hands-on hockey play this summer at the Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh, N.C. The Marbles Kids Museum will be opening their Marbles Olympics summer exhibit, featuring the EZ Glide 350(TM) synthetic ice rink as Center Ice on July 12. The games will take place through August 24.

Brighten Up Your Yard with Resin Furniture

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stacking resin chairs and tables from Adams Mfg have many advantages over other, more expensive options for the patio. They’re strong, comfortable, and easy to store when they’re not being used. And, they are all 100-percent recyclable. Now, with bright new colors and styles to choose from, they are the best option for the porch, patio, or deck.

Stacking Chairs – They Aren’t Just for Summer Any More

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adams Manufacturing announces a new use for resin. Many buyers purchase the classic stacking resin chairs to use during the summer. It’s important to remember that stacking chairs can be used all year around. Stacking chairs come out of closets, garages, and basements for all kinds of gatherings, even in the dead of winter.

There Are All Kinds of Resin Furniture – Which One Works Best for You?

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adams Mfg Corp asks, ‘Which colors are best?’ For the big, comfortable resin chaise lounges, white is the best color. Dark colors absorb heat more quickly, and can be uncomfortable to use on sunny days. Anyone who’s sat on a hot chaise lounge while wearing a bathing suit will insist that their chaise lounges be white and only white.

LRM Industries, LLC Launches New Web Site

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., March 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries, LLC, a manufacturer of large plastic and composite structures headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the launch of a new website. The site has a new design and new content, reflecting the expanding offering of LRM’s rapidly growing portfolio of technology and products to improve the competitiveness, utility and versatility of large plastic structures in many markets.

New Soft Gel Manufacturer Gel Smart Delivers a Unique Blend of Experience, Design Savvy and Production Economies

WHIPPANY, NJ – Aug. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Specialty gel producer Poly Gel LLC has launched a new company dedicated to providing a fully integrated source of soft gel supply and finished products to specification for OEM and private label manufacturers. Operating as a joint venture between POLY-GEL and a long-standing production partner in Taiwan, Gel Smart is structured to deliver highest-quality raw materials and products at very competitive prices.

Syntec Technologies and RTM Merge to Form Syntec Optics

PAVILION, NY – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Technologies, the largest independent manufacturer of custom polymer optics in North America, and its subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold (RTM), announce they have merged under the name Syntec Optics, a name clarifying their strong commitment to innovative optics.

Kubota Research’s P-Wave(TM) ImpacGard(TM) Enhances Composite Impact Resistance

HOCKESSIN, DE – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kubota Research Associates, Inc. headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, has developed a new method to significantly increase the impact and shatter resistance of composite materials, which is easily applied as a post treatment.

Kubota Research and DuPont-Toray Develop Breakthrough Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite: RUBA(R)-C

HOCKESSIN, DE – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kubota Research Associates, Inc. with headquarters in Hockessin, Delaware and DuPont-Toray Co., Ltd. with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan announce a novel manufacturing method for a fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite without degrading the high tenacity fiber, which is a major revolution in the composite industry. The new prepreg composite and system for its manufacture, including the advanced material components, are exhibiting at the International Plastic Fair (IPF) in Makuhari, Japan, which runs September 24-28, 2005.