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As the Disposable Battery Market Dims, Rechargeables Charge Ahead

As innovation in the battery market continues to meet consumer and product demands, SBI's new report, U.S. Batteries Market, estimates a compound annual growth rate of 5% for rechargeable batteries from 2002 to 2007, compared with flat growth for disposables. SBI expects the overall battery market to dip in 2008, followed by steady growth in spite of challenging economic times, topping $9 billion by 2012.

Apr 18th, 2008

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Neuftec Patent Validity Confirmed in Re-Examination Proceedings Initiated by Oxonica PLC

Neuftec Limited, the proprietor of the original nano-particulate cerium Oxide fuel catalyst technology, today announced that IP Australia, the Australian government agency responsible for administering patents, trade marks and designs, has recently confirmed the validity of Neuftec's Australian Patent No. 2001267700 in Re-examination proceedings initiated by Oxonica PLC.

Apr 18th, 2008

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German Chemicals Group Banks on Green

German specialty chemicals group Lanxess has said it is banking on growing demand for more environmentally friendly products and systems solutions in China, its most important market in Asia.

Apr 17th, 2008

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'Toxic Stock Syndrome' Report: Many Companies Are Keeping Shareholders in the Dark on Potential Recalls, Bans, and Other Risks

Based on a review of SEC filings, including detailed analysis of individual company annual reports for 2006 and 2007, major industrial and other sectors affected by product toxicity risks are doing a poor job of informing shareholders of market risks they face due to toxic chemicals in their products, according to a new study released today by the Investor Environmental Health Network.

Apr 17th, 2008

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BioForce Nanosciences Added to Ludlow Biotech Index

BioForce Nanosciences Holdings, Inc., a producer of integrated biological and mechanical systems for life science researchers at the micro and nano scales, today announced that the company has been added as a component of the Ludlow Biotech Index.

Apr 17th, 2008

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