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PALNET Solves the Pallet Buyer’s Dilemma

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The old adage goes, ‘buyer beware.’ Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, thinks that is especially true when it comes to pallets. According to Smith, ‘So much of the pallet purchase decision is based on the initial price quote that many of the other equally important factors don’t get the attention they deserve.’

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.

Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Warns Against the Use of Composite Decking Materials

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advantage Trim & Lumber Company today announced that, due to recent inquiries from customers, composite decking supplies and materials will not be distributed or sold at any of our locations. While composite decking remains popular due to its low cost, we are of the opinion that using composite materials for decks is a hazard to the public.

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.

Want to Green Your Supply Chain? Start at the Bottom – With Your Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people believe change starts at the top. But when it comes to greening your supply chain, change really starts at the bottom – with your choice of pallets. That’s what Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, believes. And he should know, he’s been in the pallet business for more than 20 years.

Precision Aerospace Components to Distribute High Tech Locking Washer

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Precision Aerospace Components, Inc. (OTCBB:PAOS / PAOS.ob) has, through its subsidiary Tiger-Tight Corp., obtained the exclusive rights for the United States and Canada to distribute the full line of a proprietary locking washers to be produced by ESK Ceramics, of Germany, a subsidiary of Ceradyne Corp. (CRDN).

Pallet Buyers Need to be Aware of ‘Voodoo’ Environmental Claims, says PALNET USA

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The pallet industry has begun to promote green and with that, environmental claims are sprouting up everywhere, cautions PALNET. A 2008 study conducted by Price Waterhouse found that consumers only believe 16 percent of environmental claims. There’s a good reason why. Of 1,753 environmental claims researched last year, all but one were either false or misleading, according to the State of Green Business report.

Plastic or Wood Pallets: Which is Greener? Debunking the Environmental Myth of Plastic Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a leading nationwide supplier of shipping pallets, issued a statement today regarding the environmental impact of plastic versus wood pallets. According to Smith, ‘For all the green rhetoric being tossed around today by the manufacturers of plastic pallets about their sustainability and recyclable nature, the facts are still the facts.’

Inventek Releases a SiRFstarIII(TM) 20 Channel OEM GPS Module with a True 5 Hz Update Rate

WESTFORD, Mass., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventek Systems, the leading manufacturer of low cost, highly accurate OEM GPS modules, has developed a dual UART GPS with SiRF binary outputting position, velocity and time at 5 times per second without interpolation. Offering real time GPS updates, this compact 18 mm x 18 mm GPS module is ideal for high-velocity, high acceleration applications and is based on the SiRFstarIII(TM) architecture.

South Carolina’s Lean Manufacturing Experts Offering X2Order’s ForeSight

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) is making available to SC manufacturers an advanced productivity improvement solution that will be featured at next week’s InnoVenture Southeast 2009 conference in Greenville. This solution, called ForeSight, a software-as a-service (SaaS) framework developed by X2Order, Inc., is the only application developed specifically to drive effective customer order fill rates.

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.

Kawasaki Selects Stens, LLC for Canadian Distribution of Engines and Handheld Power Products

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engines and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., will initiate a new distribution arrangement for Canada, effective this week. Stens, LLC, headquartered in Jasper, Ind., will become the distributor of Kawasaki-branded replacement engines and handheld power products to a network of more than 500 independent dealers in Canada.

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.

Philatron International Awarded 2008 Medium Size Family Owned Business of the Year

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored with yet another award for its outstanding business. On November 19th, Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) awarded Philatron International, Medium Size Family Owned Business of the year. During the 9th annual business award ceremony OCBJ recognized the company for its commitment to helping outside community organizations through charity.

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.

Wordingham Technologies Adds Online Support for Supply Chain Management

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wordingham Technologies, specialists in custom machined parts for optics, photonics and precision instrumentation, announces online customer access for tracking orders and managing releases, 24/7. The Wordingham Quality (WQ) Portal, the first of its kind in this industry, demonstrates Wordingham’s commitment to ‘quality delivered.’

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.

F and M Tool and Plastics Announces Opening of Smartware Products Division

FRESNO, Calif., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — F & M Tool and Plastics Inc., in Leominster Mass., a molding firm specializing in manufacturing eco friendly products, has announced the opening of Smartware Products, a division of F & M Tool and Plastics, a sales and distribution center in the Central Valley of California.

TJ’s Custom Jeans announces the Move of Their State of the Art Manufacturing Facility and Customer Service Center

PARRAS, COAHUILA, Mexico, March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TJ’s Custom Jeans (Tailormade Jeanswear Ltd.), the global leader in made-to-measure jeans and chinos, has relocated their facilities to Parras, Mexico. The choice of move to Parras de la Fuenta is significant in that the town which is considered an oasis in the desert has 2 premium quality denim mills and boasts a 100 year old history of weaving denim fabric and sewing jeans.

Bantam Electronics(SM) Adds Engineering Design and NPI Services, Increasing Focus on Accelerating Customer Time to Market

AUSTIN, Texas – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc., a leading provider of high mix electronics manufacturing services, including custom systems manufacturing and supply chain management for emerging OEM companies and electronic products, today announced the addition of engineering design and new product integration (NPI) services to its customer offering.

Bantam Recognized in 2007 Inc. 5000

NEW YORK, N.Y. and AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inc. recognized Bantam Electronics, Inc., a leading provider of high mix electronics manufacturing services for emerging companies, on its inaugural Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Inc. 5,000, an extension of Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500 list, catches many businesses that are too big to grow at the pace required to make the Inc. 500.

Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Announces the Release of Tigerwood Decking

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advantage Trim & Lumber today announced the release of Tigerwood Decking to finally give homeowners a low maintenance and long life deck material at a cheaper price than other hardwoods like Ipe. Tigerwood Decking gives homeowners an exotic hardwood deck that will last 25 years or longer.

Electronic Development Solutions Announces an Advancement in Sidewall Pinhole Detection for Formed Foils Used in Pharmaceutical, Medical and Food Packaging

TAMPA, Fla. – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Electronic Development Solutions, Inc announces the latest version of its Alumivision pinhole detector line. The Alumivision MDA provides sidewall pinhole inspection of formed cavities and reduces material waste when compared to conventional systems.

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.

New Partnership, Bantam Electronics(SM) Assumes Operational Hardware Manufacturing for Acequia

AUSTIN, TX – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom manufacturing solutions for OEMs, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Acequia, L.P. Acequia is a leading provider of irrigation water conservation solutions to local and nationally based commercial property owners.

Kubota Research Announces P-Wave(TM) MemBond(TM) and Collaborates with Ion Power, Inc. to Accelerate Fuel Cell Research

HOCKESSIN, DE – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kubota Research Associates, Inc., headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, announces P-Wave(TM) MemBond(TM), a revolutionary waterproof bonding process for the assembly of fuel cells, based upon the patented P-Wave(TM) technology, which clears major performance and cost obstacles to the manufacture of commercially viable fuel cells.

Syntec Expands Optical Diamond Turning Center to Give Defense Clients New Options

PAVILION, NY – Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Technologies, the largest independent custom plastic optics manufacturer in the US, has added a state-of the-art Nanotech 250 Diamond Turning Lathe at its wholly owned subsidiary, Rochester Tool and Mold. Rochester Tool and Mold is one of very few facilities worldwide with expertise in both opaque and optical molds. As an integral part of delivering this expertise, it offers full single point diamond turning as well as HRDT(TM), its patent-pending process for high refraction diamond turning.

Bantam Electronics(SM) And Crossroads(TM) Systems Form Strategic Partnership

AUSTIN, TX – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bantam Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of custom computer, server, data storage and embedded appliance manufacturing, as well as end-to-end supply chain services, today announced its strategic partnership with Crossroads Systems, Inc. Crossroads is a leading provider of Business Information Assurance (BIA) solutions and, per its heritage, is also recognized as a storage devices market leader producing enterprise-class, high-performance and high-reliability storage routing devices.

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.

ASAME Technology LLC Obtains Exclusive Distribution License for Materials Research and Manufacturing Engineering Tool

CEDAR PARK, TX – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ASAME Technology LLC holds an exclusive license to market, distribute, and support the patented Automated Surface Strain Analysis and Measurement Environment (ASAME). ASAME Technology sells and supports two well-known surface strain measurement technologies: the ASAME Target Model and the Grid Pattern Analyzer (GPA). Currently there are more than 100 ASAME and/or GPA users around the world.