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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.