The steering-angle sensor that Bosch produces for various renowned international car manufacturers is now being made of Ultradur High Speed, BASF's very easy-flowing PBT. This plastic allows injection molders not only to markedly shorten the cycle times, but also to make their components with an even more filigree design.
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Nacalai USA, the San Diego, California-based life science reagent and chemical company, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Westwood, Massachusetts-based Nano-C, Inc, a leading manufacturer of nanostructured carbon materials, to co-develop industrial scale use of HPLC technology for production of fullerenes and their chemical derivatives.
nCoat, Inc. has announced through its subsidiary, High Performance Coating, Inc. (HPC), that it has signed a contract with North Carolina State University Industrial Extension Service to complete preparations and implementation of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems in preparation for final ISO certification.
FEI Company has introduced a revolutionary, high-throughput, cryo transmission electron microscope (TEM) that combines high- throughput sample handling with state-of- the-art electron optics. It provides fast, fully-automated three-dimensional data about biological molecules and macromolecular complexes.
eFoodSafety.com, Inc. introduces NumaDerm, its new skincare line, which focuses on three major aspects of skin health and beauty to help maximize healing and rejuvenation. NumaDerm incorporates a proprietary nanotechnology to efficiently and effectively transport its benefits deep beneath the skin’s surface.
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. announced the expansion of the Company's textile manufacturer customer base from Turkey to textile plants in the region of southern Brazil and plans for an aggressive expansion in this industry sector to China and India.
Ecology Coatings, Inc., a leader in the discovery, development, and manufacture of nanotechnology-enabled, ultra-violet curable advanced materials, today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with the U.S. Automotive Partnership for Advancing Research & Technologies to participate in a nonprofit automotive research initiative program.
The $100m initial public offering of Nanodynamics on the Dubai International Financial Exchange is the first listing of a US company in Dubai. But this looks to be the start of a trend as US firms turn their backs on their own markets in search of higher valuations on the DIFX.
Following an assessment by Underwriters Laboratories, Oxonica Inc., a US-based subsidiary of Oxonica plc, has been successful in achieving ISO 9001 accreditation. This internationally recognised certification for quality is a standard in use worldwide as a benchmark for quality.
The substance is called Polytetrafluoroethylene, PTFE for short. It has the same chemical make-up as Teflon, and is most often associated with the non-stick surfaces of cookware. But this common coating can be used for more than keeping your egg yolk from breaking according to Hilton G. Bryce Lewis of GVD Corporation. In PTFE, Lewis sees a durable plastic substance that can be used to coat just about anything.
Intel Corp. has reportedly pushed out the procurement of an R&D extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography tool from Nikon Corp., according to industry sources. The event raises more questions about the viability of EUV for mass chip production - a major concern for Intel, Toshiba, Samsung and others.
Toray Industries, Inc. announced that it made a decision to embark on local production in Europe of Torayfan high-barrier metalized film. Toray will establish Toray Films Europe S.A.S., or TFE, in France in February 2008 and newly construct a film production facility (annual capacity of 20,000 tons) and metalizing facility (annual capacity of 22,000 tons).