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June 27, 2021

“Health Forum” to Feature Coastwide Laboratories - Green Seal Cleaning Chemicals that Protect the Environment

Coastwide manufactures high performance cleaning products that are both environmentally friendly and affordable.

Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2021 -- Platinum Television Group is pleased to announce the selection of Coastwide Laboratories for its innovative, educational television series Health Forum. This company will be featured in a segment on “Doing Our Part for the Environment” in the Models of Excellence series.

Headquartered in Wilsonville, OR, Coastwide Laboratories is a leading regional manufacturer of commercial cleaning chemicals and is committed to help save the environment. Established in 1937, Coastwide Labs has distribution centers and offices throughout Oregon and Washington and serves a market area extending from the Canadian border to northern California.

For over 60 years, Coastwide has manufactured high performance cleaning products that are both environmentally friendly and affordable. They are on the cutting edge of green cleaning technology with products that can be manufactured, transported, stored, used and disposed of in ways that will protect our environment, and they use resources to meet current needs while ensuring that adequate resources are available for future generations. To that end, Coastwide recently introduced their Sustainable Earth® Cleaning Products line which is based on the three E’s of sustainability: Equity, or fairness in ensuring that people work with healthy products, Environment, or safe products for our planet, and Economics so that end users can afford to use the products. To this list Coastwide would add a fourth E – Effectiveness – meaning that Sustainable Earth® products must work as well or better than conventional products.

The Sustainable Earth® line of cleaning chemicals, which uses soy and sugar-based ingredients, is the first one in the country to receive both Green Seal certification and to be authorized to display the EPA DfE (Design for the Environment) logo. It also was selected as the 2003 BEST (Business for an Environmentally Sustainable Tomorrow) Business Award winner for Product Innovation by the city of Portland’s Office of Sustainable Development and the U.S. Green Building Council.

Coastwide’s wide variety of state-of-the-art products can be ordered via their Internet-based information and ordering system, the Premier Pages. This program provides personalized pages that have 24-hour, password-protected access on both PC and Macintosh platforms and provides many useable features including product ordering for an unlimited number of users, customized and real-time usage reports, and account contact information.

Coastwide also provides training and technical services.
For more information, see www.coastwidelabs.com

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June 23, 2021

NuSil Technology Introduces High-Strength Coatings for Aircraft, Automotive, Marine Industries

NuSil Technology LLC -- a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone-based materials for healthcare, aerospace, electronics and photonics -- announces the launch of R-2180, a high-strength coating designed for a variety of industrial applications.

Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2021 -- NuSil Technology LLC -- a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone-based materials for healthcare, aerospace, electronics and photonics -- announces the launch of R-2180, a high-strength coating designed for a variety of industrial applications.

NuSil’s R-2180 is a two-part silicone dispersion that cures rapidly with heat. Its low viscosity makes it an ideal candidate for spraying or dipping applications. Once cured, NuSil’s R-2180 is durable over a wide temperature range and provides a tough, hydrophobic barrier.

“This product expands our line of aircraft silicones and offers other industries -- like automotive and marine -- a tough silicone coating,” said Brian Nash, vice president of Marketing and Sales. “We are also working on other versions that offer fuel and temperature resistance for extremely harsh environments”

NuSil Technology’s R-2180 is available in two-pint, two-gallon, 10-gallon and two-drum kits. More information is available at http://www.nusil.com/high_strength_coatings . Those interested in other versions may contact NuSil Technology directly at www.nusil.com or at 805-684-8780

About NuSil Technology LLC
NuSil is a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone compounds for healthcare, aerospace, electronics, photonics and other applications that require precise, predictable, cost-effective materials performance. ISO-9001-certified since 1994, NuSil operates state-of-the-art laboratories and processing facilities in North America and Europe and provides on-site, in-person application engineering support worldwide. More information about NuSil Technology can be found at www.nusil.com.

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June 20, 2021

The Tungsten Fabrication Experts

For over a decade, the “Tungsten Electrode Experts” at DGP have lead the welding industry in the precise manufacture of tungsten electrodes. However, DGP’s capabilities do not end with tungsten electrodes! With their state-of-the-art equipment and experienced staff, DGP is also an industry leader in the grinding and CNC machining of tungsten for any number of applications. DGP offers unmatched quality and capability at the lowest prices. DGP provides precise and consistent CNC parts from low volumes prototype to high-volume production and from the simplest rods to complex fabrications with the strictest tolerances

Newbury Park, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2021 -- For over a decade, the “Tungsten Electrode Experts” at DGP have lead the welding industry in the precise manufacture of tungsten electrodes. However, DGP’s capabilities do not end with tungsten electrodes! With their state-of-the-art equipment and experienced staff, DGP is also an industry leader in the grinding and CNC machining of tungsten for any number of applications. DGP offers unmatched quality and capability at the lowest prices. DGP provides precise and consistent CNC parts from low volumes prototype to high-volume production and from the simplest rods to complex fabrications with the strictest tolerances.


For more information, to get a quote, or to speak with a trained DGP representative, contact us today at 1-805-498-3837 3-7867, e-mail e-mail protected from spam bots, or take a look at recent jobs at www.diamondground.com.

Diamond Ground Products is dedicated to the improvement of weld quality & welder productivity, and maintains a reputation as the industry leader in tungsten and tungsten preparation. Our ongoing management philosophy is to provide quality product and receptive service that exceeds even the most stringent expectations.

For more information, contact:
Jim Elizarraz
Diamond Ground Products
2550 Azurite Circle Newbury Park, CA 91320
Ph: (805) 498-3837
Fax (805) 498-9347
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Website: www.diamondground.com

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Research and Markets: Market for Dyes and Pigments within China has Progressed Substiantially

Dublin, (PRWEB) June 19, 2021 -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c19378) has announced the addition of Chinese Markets for Dyes and Pigments 2005 to their offering

China's demand for dyes and pigments has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China's economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity, industry structure, marketing channels and major industry participants. Historical data (1994, 1999 and 2004) and long-term forecasts through 2009 and 2014 are presented. Major producers in China are profiled.

Contents include:

- Business Environment
- Dyes and Pigments Industry Assessments
- Dyes and Pigments Production and Demand
- Dyes and Pigments Consumption by Market
- Marketing Strategies
- Dyes and Pigments Producer Directory
- List of Tables
- List of Charts

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c19378

Laura Wood
Senior Manager
Research and Markets
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June 16, 2021

Research and Markets: Introducing the Ultimate Source for Anyone Involved in the Formulation, Research, Marketing, or Procurement of Surfactant Materials

Dublin (PRWEB) June 16, 2021 -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c19138) has announced the addition of Handbook of Industrial Surfactants Fourth Edition to their offering

This Fourth Edition is completely updated from the 2000 printed and 2002 electronic editions. This reference is the standard source for anyone involved in the formulation, research, marketing, or procurement of surfactant materials.

Book and Software Versions offer:
- More than 28,000 trade name products
- More than 5,000 generic products with fully cross-referenced synonyms (hyperlinked in software)
- HLB Classification Index
- Ionic Classification Index
- More than 19,000 Functional/Application Categories in a detailed index format
- CAS, EINECS/ELINCS number and Chemical Formula index
- More than 4,000 International Manufacturers

The Handbook of Industrial Surfactants will be of special interest to:
Chemical Engineers
- Chemical Technologists
- Chemical Formulators
- Research Chemists
- Plant Managers
- Sales Personnel
- Project Planners
- Government Regulators
- Safety Officers
- Market Researchers
- Patent & Trademark Specialists
- Purchasing Agents
- Chemical Brokers
- Industrial & Technical Libraries
- Consultants

Target information on components by:
- Trade Name
- Chemical Name
- Synonym
- Function
- Application
- CAS Number
- EINECS Number
- Manufacturer
- HLB Classification
- Ionic Classification

Find Surfactants that function as:
Antifoamers, Defoamers, Detergents, Dispersants, Emulsifiers, Foaming agents, Foam boosters, Foam stabilizers, Solubilizers, Surfactant intermediates, Surfactant raw materials, Wetting agents

For these Industries:
Adhesives, Agricultural/Soil remediation, Asphalt, Cement, Construction, Cosmetics/Personal Care, Fire extinguishing, Food/Beverage, Gasoline/Fuel additives, Household/Industrial/Institutional cleaners, Inks, Leather/Fur processing, Metalworking fluids, Oil spill control, Oilfield/Refining chemicals, Ore flotation/Mining, Paints/Coatings, Paper/Pulp, Pharmaceuticals, Photography, Plastics/Elastomers, Polishes, Polyurethane foam, Slurries, Textiles, Water/Waste treatment

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c19138

Laura Wood
Senior Manager
Research and Markets
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June 15, 2021

CIProcess Mixes it Up

CIProcess Ltd, the UK-based, innovative Cleaning and Process Systems company, offer a complete range of hygienic and sterile tanks, vessels and mixers to the United Kingdom and Irish market.

(PRWEB) June 15, 2021 -- CIProcess Ltd, the UK-based, innovative Cleaning and Process Systems company, combine forces with a major European manufacturer to offer a complete range of hygienic and sterile tanks, vessels and mixers to the United Kingdom and Irish market. Offered in capacities from 1 to 300,000 litres, they are designed to be used in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Healthcare, Food, Dairy, Beverage and associated industries.

The vessels, available in Stainless Steel, Hastalloy and other exotic metals, are offered in both standard designs and as customised, bespoke units. Both atmospheric and pressure vessels are available, with jackets, limpet coils and fitments for most applications.

Dave Adams, CIProcess’s Technical Director, explains: ‘These tanks, vessels and mixers compliment our other products and offer a cost effective, specialist and above all top quality solution to storage and mixing requirements. Our standard, lower cost units are designed to be suitable for many uses, but we also have the capabilities to offer, one off specials for the most demanding application’.

In addition to special mixing and blending tanks, we also offer a range of agitators and mixers, which have been developed over the last 50 years. Using state of the art laboratories and computer simulations, the correct profile and configuration can be applied to the agitator design to ensure the optimum results. Clients can submit new products for testing in complete confidence, for analysis in the laboratories. This service is designed to ensure the correct agitator types are selected for every project.

The tanks, vessels and mixers are part of CIProcess’s extensive range of innovative cleaning and processing equipment including CIP/COP systems, innovative blast cleaning systems, skids, electrical and hygienic installations.

For further information please contact:

CIProcess Ltd
Unit 16 Park Farm Industrial Estate
Buntingford
Hertfordshire
SG9 9AZ

Tel: +44 (0) 1707-652542
Fax: +44 (0)1763-274636
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June 14, 2021

Gene Bridges And Covalys To Develop Restriction-Enzyme-Free SNAP-tag Gene Fusion Kits

Gene Bridges and Covalys Biosciences AG today announced a collaboration to develop "Copy & Paste" DNA engineering kits to generate SNAP-tag fusion proteins based on Gene Bridges' Red/ET recombination technology.

Witterswil, Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany (PRWEB via PR Web Direct) June 14, 2021 -- Gene Bridges and Covalys Biosciences AG today announced a collaboration to develop "Copy & Paste" DNA engineering kits to generate SNAP-tag fusion proteins based on Gene Bridges' Red/ET recombination technology. Gene Bridge's Red/ET cloning system does not require restriction enzymes and allows the engineering of large DNA sequences, such as BACs, (bacterial artificial chromosomes) with single-nucleotide precision. SNAP-tag is an intelligent self-labeling protein tag which covalently links chemical probes to proteins of interest without prior purification.

The combined products will allow scientists to easily add the SNAP-tag gene onto any cloned gene, at any position, so that the SNAP-tag can be used to study protein function and interaction. The cloning kits will be particularly useful for cloning with BACs (bacterial artificial chromosomes) and other large vectors for use in transgenic expression studies. Covalys already offers a broad range of kits for the subsequent labeling of SNAP-tag fusion proteins in live cells and in vitro with fluorescent or affinity probes. Kits to be introduced later this year by Covalys will allow for immobilization without prior purification, and purification of SNAP-tag fusion proteins.

"We are particularly happy about this collaboration," said Christoph Bieri, Covalys' CEO. "The new cloning kits will give scientists an easy avenue to fuse proteins encoded by large genes to SNAP-tag. It's an exciting new extension of the application of our technology, and we are convinced that the cloning kits will be enthusiastically welcomed by scientists working with BAC resources."

Prof. A. Francis Stewart, Chairman of Gene Bridges, said, "BACs are the new treasures of molecular biology. Most online genomes are annotated with readily available BACs, so that it is easy to identify and obtain a BAC encoding a gene of interest. The new SNAP-tag kits will combine the inherent advantages of BACs with the power of SNAP-tag for protein expression studies."

The cloning kits, which will contain validated reference BAC, and substrate for functional testing of the SNAP-tag in the fusion protein, are expected to be on the market in Q3/2005. The cloning kits will be developed and distributed by Gene Bridges, and the labeling kits for SNAP-tag fusion proteins as well as SNAP-tag cDNA are available through Covalys and its distributors.

About Covalys Biosciences AG:
Covalys provides products that help researchers in academic institutions and pharmaceutical and biotech companies to improve the efficiency of research into proteins and their function. Its SNAP-tag technology is the first commercially available protein tag which covalently links itself to any chemical probe provided as a substrate. Covalys' technology is exclusively licensed from the Swiss federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL). Founded in June 2002, Covalys has headquarters in Witterswil, Switzerland. For more information, visit Covalys' Web site: www.covalys.com

About Gene Bridges:
Gene Bridges GmbH is a self-funded biotech company, which develops and commercialises innovative DNA engineering technologies. Its patented Red/ET Recombination, also known as lambda mediated cloning, enables cloning and precise manipulation and modification of DNA molecules regardless of restriction sites and is particularly useful for the rapid generation of targeting vectors, modification of BACs and E. coli chromosomes, as well as viral engineering. Gene Bridges, an EMBL spin-off, is headquartered in Dresden, Germany and maintains a commercial centre is in Heidelberg. For more information, visit: www.genebridges.com

Trademarks:
SNAP-tag is a registered trademark of Covalys Biosciences AG.
Red/ET is a registered trademark of Gene Bridges GmbH

Media Contact:
Tom Gibbs
Covalys Biosciences AG
Phone +41 (0)61 725 20 50
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Gene Bridges GmbH
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June 09, 2021

Breakthrough in Laser Scale Removal as Chemical Methods, Inc. Proves Revolutionary Non-Sulfuric Acid Laser Scale Chemistry

The increasing popularity of laser cutting and welding of metal parts prior to the painting process is causing problems for finishers. Using a laser to cut metal creates a difficult to remove oxide scale on the metal. As the use of lasers in the metalworking industry has grown, this scale produced during the laser cutting process has become one of the most widely encountered inorganic soils in the metal finishing industry. Historically laser scale removal chemicals have been based upon sulfuric acid, which removes the scale but causes side effect problems. Chemical Methods has developed a laser scale remover that does not use sulfuric acid.

(PRWEB) June 9, 2021 -- “The oxide layer formed during the laser cutting process manifests itself as a loosely adhering scale that easily chips and cracks from the metal surface upon impact. Therefore, its removal is necessary before painting. Otherwise, adhesion failure, customer complaints and warranty claims will result,” said Tom Fabek, VP Sales & Marketing.

The removal of laser oxide scale can be accomplished by mechanical means such as paying workers to use grinding wheels or abrasive blasting, but they are often expensive and inefficient. Using specialty chemicals in automated spray wash systems to remove laser oxide scale requires more up-front planning, but pays significant dividends in terms of efficiency, product quality, lower total product life cycle costs and increased profits.

“Laser oxide scale removal products that are composed mostly of sulfuric acid are extremely aggressive. They remove the laser scale but a negative side effect is that the sulfuric acid often causes damage to the tunnel washers. To address this problem, we have developed an effective laser scale cleaner that does not contain any sulfuric acid,” said Dan Gaba, Technical Director of Chemical Methods.

Now in its 35th year, Chemical Methods is a leader in developing and marketing innovative surface treatment chemicals, metalworking fluids and corrosion inhibitors. The company is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. More information about the company and its capabilities is available at our web site www.chemicalmethods.com or call 1-216-476-8400.

Contact: Tom Fabek, VP Sales & Marketing, Chemical Methods, Inc. 1-216-476-8400 x.218

Source: Chemical Methods, Inc.
Web Site: http://www.chemicalmethods.com

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Environmental Concerns Prompt Ink Manufacturer to Install DCF Filter

Progressive Ink manufactures printing inks for flexible packaging, such as snack packaging, milk cartons and bread bags. In the St. Louis, Missouri manufacturing facility, pressurized bag filters used in the fill area were generating a lot of waste. During a batch run, up to twenty filter bags were replaced and thrown away. Progressive Ink was concerned about the large amounts of waste generated and its effect on the environment. There were other problems too. Occasionally, a bag would rupture and contaminate the ink being processed for shipping. Progressive Ink also experienced variations in the filtering performance of the bags.

(PRWEB) June 9, 2021 -- Situation:
Progressive Ink manufactures printing inks for flexible packaging, such as snack packaging, milk cartons and bread bags. In the St. Louis, Missouri manufacturing facility, pressurized bag filters used in the fill area were generating a lot of waste. During a batch run, up to twenty filter bags were replaced and thrown away. Progressive Ink was concerned about the large amounts of waste generated and its effect on the environment. There were other problems too. Occasionally, a bag would rupture and contaminate the ink being processed for shipping. Progressive Ink also experienced variations in the filtering performance of the bags.

Our Solution:
With few solutions available on the market, Progressive Ink had trouble finding a filter that could filter tight enough to meet the industry requirements of at least 75 micron retention. Their extensive search ended with the Ronningen-Petter Mechanically-Cleaned DCF filter — which offered filtration capabilities well beyond the industry standard. The company installed a DCF-800 filter that filters to 50 micron. It is equipped with pneumatic timers, Teflon®‚ seals, a pneumatic actuator used to move the disc and clean the screen and a purge valve actuator that, when activated, rids the housing of collected debris. Operation of the DCF is easy, and it features a stainless steel pressure-rated housing. The DCF’s filtering screen is specially machined so material will not get wedged into the media surface.

Results:
The DCF filter’s specially machined filtering screen offers concise and consistent particle retention, so Progressive Ink no longer suffers from variations in filtering performance. And, Progressive Ink is able to reprocess its collected waste. Waste collected by the Ronningen-Petter DCF filter is highly concentrated, so that overall purge volume is extremely small. The small amounts of waste collected in the DCF purge chamber are transferred back to the premix tank. Reprocessing rather than disposing of collected waste saves disposal costs and reduces product loss. Progressive Ink is also very pleased with the consistently low differential pressure the DCF filter maintains, and the even throughput levels it provides to the fill line.

Conclusion:
The Ronningen-Petter DCF filter provides environmentally sound filtration while improving the ink’s overall quality. Frank Davis, maintenance superintendent at Progressive Ink said, “We plan to replace all of our bags with DCF filters.”

Teflon® is a registered trademark of E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company

For more information visit www.RPAprocess.com, e-mail at e-mail protected from spam bots or call us at +1 269 323 1313.

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NuSil Technology Introduces Thin Film Adhesive Technology

NuSil Technology -- a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone-based materials for healthcare, aerospace, electronics and photonics -- announces the addition of thin film adhesive technology to its family of engineering products.

Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) June 9, 2021 -- NuSil Technology -- a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone-based materials for healthcare, aerospace, electronics and photonics -- announces the addition of thin film adhesive technology to its family of engineering products.


This film adhesive is designed for ease-of-use in certain bonding and fastening applications and can be customized to each application as standard, optically clear, and electrically and thermally conductive sheets. NuSil’s CV-2680-12, a reinforced, static-dissipative thin film adhesive, represents one of many possibilities in this technology.

“We constantly look for ways to increase the efficiency of our products in customers’ production and assembly lines,” said Brian Nash, vice president of Marketing and Sales. “We are excited about the possibilities associated with this technology and believe it will be useful when precision bond lines and simplicity of use are essential.”

Thin films adhesives have distinct advantages over traditional liquid adhesives. Users can die-cut precisely what is needed, and the low-flow characteristics of these adhesives eliminate overflow and many clean-up issues.

Silicone, which is known as an exceptional adhesive in applications in which temperature cycling is an issue, can be useful in aerospace and electronics components and assemblies. In addition, NuSil Technology can customize this adhesive technology for specific properties such as low outgassing and thermal conductivity.

NuSil Technology’s CV-2680-12 is provided in 12-by-12-inch sheets and is reinforced with a fiberglass scrim. More information is available at http://www.nusil.com/engineering-silicones/adhesivefilm.

Those interested in custom-formulated adhesive films may contact NuSil Technology directly at www.nusil.com or at 805-684-8780

About NuSil Technology
NuSil is a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone compounds for healthcare, aerospace, electronics, photonics and other applications that require precise, predictable, cost-effective materials performance. ISO-9001-certified since 1994, NuSil operates state-of-the-art laboratories and processing facilities in North America and Europe and provides on-site, in-person application engineering support worldwide. More information about NuSil Technology can be found at www.nusil.com.

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A Father’s Day Gift: Free DNA Paternity Testing

DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), the world’s largest private paternity testing company, announced that it is providing free paternity tests to local families. To qualify for the testing, the families need to visit its Ohio facility on June 10 and 11. Results of the tests will be available in time for Father’s Day.

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB via PR Web Direct) June 8, 2021 -- DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), the world’s largest private paternity testing company, is offering free DNA testing to families that cannot afford the regular fees. Twenty Tri-State families who visit the DDC Fairfield facility on June 10 and 11 can qualify for the testing by discussing their situation with a paternity counselor.

“DDC’s fees are the lowest available, but there are still families that struggle to find the means to afford a quality DNA test,” said Jerry Watkins, Services Manager. “This is a special event to help families find the truth in time for Father’s Day.” A special hotline (513-881-4055) has been established for families to inquire about the details of the test being offered.

The 20 families will be chosen based on need, and other eligible families will receive testing for half the regular fee. DDC is extending this gift to Cincinnati & greater Tri-State families to help them find the truth in time for Father’s Day, June 19.

DDC has provided free DNA testing in the past, as part of its ongoing community service program, to assist rape victims, resolve complicated adoption issues, and help in other situations in which paternity testing was urgently required.

Results of the paternity test can be used as evidence in child support, child custody, inheritance and other legal cases, or simply for peace of mind. In the past 10 years, DDC has performed over 300,000 paternity tests, making DDC’s private paternity test reports the most recognizable by courts, Social Security agencies, and immigration offices worldwide. A DNA paternity test gives families the truth about genetic inheritance & family relationships.

Those families interested in this offer simply need to call the hotline on or before June 10 to schedule a time to talk to a counselor. Those eligible to receive the free testing will have their DNA samples collected during their visit. DDC’s laboratory is located on One DDC Way (formerly 205 Corporate Court), Fairfield, OH.

About DDC
DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC) is the world’s largest provider of private paternity tests. Incorporated in 1995, DDC specializes in DNA testing for family relationships, forensics, veterinary diagnostics, and human genetics. As the leading force in the private DNA testing industry, DDC was the first to adopt robotics technology in its laboratory processes for stringent and efficient handling of DNA samples. DDC’s unique Dual Process™ and extended DDC Plex™ panel ensures results of unmatched quality and reliability.

DDC’s quality DNA testing services are nationally and internationally recognized through a number of accreditations from professional organizations such as the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC/ISO17025).

Contact:
Name: Jerry Watkins
Phone: (513) 881-4054
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www.dnacenter.com

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June 08, 2021

Fat Substitute Reduces Calories of Everyday Meals without Affecting Taste

An all-natural, zero-calorie fat substitute known as “Z-Trim”, originally developed by the USDA is now available through FiberGel Technologies, Inc. Z-Trim can be added to food as an ingredient to replace traditional fats such as Crisco, cooking oils, lard, etc. or used in recipes to help people to lose weight without giving up the foods they love.

(PRWEB) June 8, 2021 -- Z-Trim, an all-natural, zero-calorie fat substitute made from grains, which was originally developed by the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is now available through FiberGel Technologies, Inc. The Z-Trim fat substitute has been shown to help people lose weight without giving up the foods they love, or allow them to eat more of their favorite foods without the fear of gaining weight.

By adding Z-Trim to their high fat foods such as mayonnaise and butter, people can now lower their fat and calories up to 50% without affecting the taste or texture of foods. One other major benefit is that Z-Trim will improve digestion and does not carry any negative side effects associated with some other fat substitutes.

“With the Center for Disease Control declaring obesity an epidemic, Z-Trim is an ideal solution,” said Triveni P. Shukla, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology Development at FiberGel Technologies, Inc. “When Z-Trim is used to lower calories in your food, you can eat more of the foods you love while staying under your calorie allowance, and still lose weight.”

Z-Trim can be used to lower calories and reduce fat and carbs in two ways: as a fat substitute in any recipe, or by adding Z-Trim to store-bought products to reduce fat. Z-Trim is safe to use in a wide variety of foods, including:
- Dairy Products like ice cream, coffee creamer, and cream cheese
- Baked Goods such as brownies, cookies, and cakes
- High-Fat Foods like gravies, dips, salad dressing, and peanut butter
- Meat Products, including sausage, beef patties, and marinades
- Beverage Products as a fiber supplement to juices, soft drinks, and powdered drink mixes
- Candies, condiments, seasonings, and soups

The Z-trim fat substitute is available in both gel and powder form, making it suitable for use in both dry and wet foods. To order a trial supply of the Z-Trim fat substitute or to learn more about its uses and benefits, visit www.ZTrim.com or call 847-549-6002.

About Z-Trim
The Z-Trim fat substitute is the only amorphous cellulose from cereals and legumes available commercially to the global food and beverage industry. It is a dietary fiber with unparalleled food formulation functions. FiberGel Technologies has received three process patents and filed twenty-two application patents and twelve more process patents in order to protect its exclusive technology for producing the Z-Trim fat substitute. The technology is also protected by two trade secrets.

About FiberGel Technologies, Inc.
FiberGel Technologies, Inc. is a subsidiary of the publicly held Circle Group Holdings, Inc. (AMEX:CXN). FiberGel is in the business of promoting technologies, which will benefit our health and improve our way of life. The company’s strategic approach is to focus on major technological breakthroughs coming out of universities and government laboratories by America’s leading scientists and researchers.

Forward-Looking Statements:
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as "believes," "anticipates," "plans," or "expects," and other statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Consequently, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. Reference is made to the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a more complete discussion of such risks and uncertainties.

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June 06, 2021

Biotechnology and Pharma Patents Drafting and Patent Search Outsourcing from India

GVKBIO (http://www.gvkbio.com) and TMPSearchers (http://www.tmpsearchers.com) have joined hands to jointly offer Biotechnology and Pharma Patent Drafting and Patent Search Outsourcing services in areas of Chemistry, Biotech, Pharma and Health Care as per PCT specifications and a Free Patent Search in June 2005 limited to first 100 clients who ask for it.

(PRWEB) June 4, 2021 -- Industry leaders in India join hands to offer Biotechnology and Pharma Patent Drafting and Patent search Outsourcing for the first time.

GVKBIO (http://www.gvkbio.com) and TMPSearchers (http://www.tmpsearchers.com) have joined hands to offer Biotechnology and Pharma Patent Drafting and Patent Search Outsourcing services in areas of Chemistry, Biotech, Pharma and Health Care as per PCT specifications and a Free Patent Search in June 2005 limited to first 100 clients who ask for it.

This is the first time in India a Patent Search and Drafting firm and a Major Contract Research Service Provider have joined hands to offer Patent Search, Patent Drafting and allied services jointly bringing both legal and domain specific expertise available to clients around the world.

Tmpsearchers.com has been offering Patent Search Services from India for more than a year. TMPSearchers a niche service provider boasts of clients from across the world.

GVK BIO is a leading 'Contract Research Organization' offering services to the bio-pharmaceutical industry in the areas of Informatics, Medicinal Chemistry, Bio-availability / Bio-equivalence, Biology and Process Research and Development with one of the best facilities across India. GVK BIO has 7 of the TOP 10 Pharma and Biotech Companies in the world among its current clients. GVK BIO currently employs more than 460 scientists in its rolls as researchers.

The capabilities and expertise of GVK BIO scientists match the most exacting international standards. Backed by outstanding academic credentials, deep domain knowledge and proven track records, GVK BIO brings rich industry expertise and global experience to services offered.

Absolute Maintenance of client confidentiality and protection of client intellectual property is part of the culture of both GVK BIO and Tmpsearchers.

Dr. S Parthiban, Director of GVK BIO, Chennai, said "Our clients trust us completely with their proprietary information. Whether it is a service based partnership or a collaborative research program, sensitivity to client confidentiality permeates all our operations. At GVK BIO, understanding and serving client needs is at the core of everything we do. We have helped our clients achieve significantly improved R&D; productivity with cost efficiency."

Janaki Natarajan, President of TMPSeachers, said that TMPSearchers had to avoid a lot of assignments that came to them for Biotechnology and Pharma Patent Drafting and Patent Search Outsourcing services due to the paucity of life sciences experts with them. When we both realized that joining hands together will enable us to offer this niche service from India for the first time to Global companies, we joined hands to offers this service jointly. As GVK BIO has life science domain expertise, it is now possible to accept work in the areas of Chemistry, Biotech, Pharma and Health Care due to this strategic arrangement.

Dr. S. Parthiban said that to assist their clients to evaluate their service without obligations, they have decided to offer Free Patent Search reports in Biotechnology and Pharma Patents search for the first 100 clients in the month of June 2005. Any one who desires Free Patent Search reports may go to http://www.tmpsearchers.com/free-patent-search.html to order the Free Biotechnology and Pharma patent search reports and the Free Biotechnology Patent Search report will be sent to them within a week absolutely free of charge and obligations.

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Advanced Polymer Alloys Plans Demonstration of New DuraGrip® TPE During Chinaplas® 2005

APA's New DuraGrip TPE will make its international debut at the upcoming Chinaplas trade show in June 2005.

Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) June 4, 2021 -- Advanced Polymer Alloys (APA), a division of Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) and the world’s leading supplier of Melt-Processible Elastomers™ (MPEs), today announced that it will introduce its newest material – DuraGrip® Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) – to the Asia/Pacific region during the upcoming Chinaplas® 2005 Exhibition. The international trade show will take place June 21-24 at the Guangzhou International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Pazhou, Guangzhou, China.

APA will display DuraGrip TPE along with its premium material, Alcryn® Melt-Processible Rubber™, courtesy of Jacobson Van Den Berg Ltd. (booth D964), its largest distributor in the region. Chinaplas will mark the official introduction of DuraGrip TPE to the region.

“China is obviously a growing market in the worldwide plastics industry, making Chinaplas 2005 a significant event for both manufacturers and material suppliers,” said Jeff Senich, business development manager for APA. “We’re looking forward to working with Jacobson, whose expertise is invaluable, as we introduce DuraGrip TPE to the region.”

APA’s display will include samples of DuraGrip TPE and Alcryn MPR, including automotive applications (soft grip knobs, shifter boots, interior grab handles, etc.), architectural profiles, tool and appliance grips, sports equipment, and more. Technical information, physical property data, and processing information will also be available.

About DuraGrip TPE
DuraGrip TPE is a versatile thermoplastic elastomer that enhances the value of end products through its performance characteristics and features, including, when needed, a soft-touch feel. The DuraGrip grades, available in 30 to 80 Shore A hardness, come in easily colorable natural, black, translucent, and clear. Available grades include:
- DuraGrip 6000 series – the general-purpose grade that is easy to use in injection molding and extrusion processes. It bonds well to polypropylene and polyethylene.
- DuraGrip 6100 series – bonds well to PC, ABS, PC/ABS alloys, nylon, ASA, and other engineered thermoplastic materials.
- DuraGrip 6800 series – the FDA-compliant grade designed to offer very good elastomeric properties and soft-touch feel. The 6800 series processes well in injection molding, overmolding, extrusion and co-extrusion manufacturing. It bonds to polypropylene and polyethylene.

When combined with rigid thermoplastic substrates, DuraGrip TPE adds an ergonomic soft-touch feel that can increase customer value in applications for industries including appliances, electronics, home improvement, household products, lawn and garden, office supplies, personal care, sports and leisure, and more. Additionally, its physical properties make it ideal for automotive applications.

About APA
Advanced Polymer Alloys (APA), a division of Ferro Corporation, is the world’s leading supplier of Melt-Processible Elastomers (MPEs).

APA’s broad line of elastomers spans the entire TPE price/performance range – from the wide appeal of soft, affordable DuraGrip to top-performing Alcryn MPR, the world’s only melt-processible rubber.

Bridging the gap between design vision and engineering reality, APA’s unique material innovations deliver ideal performance properties to enhance the quality, appeal, and marketability of virtually every product.

APA’s goal is to provide customers with optimal material solutions for their specific needs – whether drawing from our full MPE line or compounding custom alloys.

Ferro Corporation is a major international producer of performance materials for industry, including coatings and performance chemicals. The company has operations in 20 countries and recorded sales of $1.6 billion in 2003.

For more information on the company’s product line, visit APA on the web at www.APAinfo.com or call 888-663-6005.

Alcryn®, Melt-Processible Rubber™ (MPR), DuraGrip®, and Melt-Processible Elastomers™ (MPE) are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ferro Corporation. APA is a division of Ferro Corporation.

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June 03, 2021

Smoke and Fire Safety Hood - Save Lives

The #1 cause of death in a fire is smoke inhalation - we have the product that is affordable and will minimize death by the inhalation of smoke and other deadly carcinogens such as CO, HCN, HCL, Acrolein, heavy smoke, poisonous mist, powder dust, poisonous steam and gaseous toxins. - You have only 75 Seconds to Escape a Smoke / Fire Environment before the damage is done and you possibly Die or have severe damage to your health. - A smoke detector only warns you - the Fire Safety Hood / Mask - “Safe Escape” protects you and your loved ones.

(PRWEB) June 3, 2021 -- Let me bring to your attention, a device that is extremely affordable and that will ultimately save lives in a Smoke or Fire situation that is Life threatening.


This product will revolutionize fire safety protection for every business and the average home owner in America. The Fire Safety Mask –“Safe Escape”.

With terrorists threats ever present - hotels, churches, theaters, supermarkets, department stores, schools, office buildings, warehouses, utility, chemical plants, homes and other areas where large groups of people congregate all potentially traps for death by smoke and fire.

Think about how many lives could have been saved in the Twin Towers on 9-11-2021 if these Smoke and Fire Safety Hoods / Masks were available. Or even most recently at a Paris hotel when babies were being thrown from the Hotel 3rd floor because they could not breathe. Even the recent bombing in New York next to the British Embassy - the list goes on and on.

This Smoke and Fire Safety Hood / Mask conforms with the standard drawn by USFA – FEMA in the USA, the China Standard GA-209-1999, the Thailand Disaster Prevention Department of the Interior Ministry, the European standard EN 403, the Australian and New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1716:1994 and the Japanese Standard 248.

The Safe Escape – Smoke & Fire Safety Hood / Mask is the latest affordable solution to protection of our loved ones. Our company’s goal is to minimize loss of life and insurance liability due to loss.

A smoke detector only warns you - the Fire Safety Hood / Mask - “Safe Escape” protects you and your loved ones.

My mother is 76 - she has two in her home and all of her neighbors who are also in their retirement years also have anywhere between two and four units in their homes. How much do you love your family? It is a small price to pay to save lives. This is my goal - just to save lives.

A local group in St. Louis that has eleven hotels are now in the process of placing these into their hotel rooms. Even the Delta Queen sees the importance of the safety of its passengers in a Fire and Smoke environment. They treat these just like the mini-bar in the room – if you use it or take it, the replacement cost is charged to your credit card.

Our fire safety hood is endorsed by many fire departments and actually used in live testing in real fire training facilities. Recently Aired ( May 24th, 2005 ) with on the local affiliate of NBC News / KSDK in St. Louis, Missouri and Art Holliday, Executive Producer, who has done an in depth Special Report on this device and how it can save lives. He even bought three of these for his own family. A local fire department used this at their training facility in a live fire reenactment. The fireman stood in the smoke-filled tower and was able to breathe for 15 minutes. He even gave the device a two thumbs up with no problems.

We are endorsed by the American Red Cross, and a portion of the profits are donated to their organization.

A smoke detector only warns you!

The Fire Safety Hood / Mask - “Safe Escape” protects you.

Technology used and licensed by NASA in the Space Shuttle is used in this device to convert the CO to CO2.

Warranted for 5 years from date of manufacture. We will replace it FREE of charge should you use it in an actual fire anytime during the 5 years. The Head Hood / Mask is produced with Flammable-Resisting Aluminum Foil cloth, which will withstand temperatures of 800 degrees C ( that is over 1400 degrees F ), which protects the head from flame, thermal radiation and dropping dust from fire. Form-fitting elastic neck band prevents any intrusion by any foreign matter. Measures 4.25 x 5.25 x 8.25 inches in a sealed plastic container. Portable and affordable enough to take with you when you travel.

Guaranteed up to 30 minutes of protection – plenty of time for you and your loved ones to exit safely with “Safe Escape”.

Please feel free to contact us no matter what your level of interest, or if you wish to purchase these for yourself or your loved ones. Save lives with “Safe Escape”.

MSRP US$89.95 - Only $34.95 until July 5th, 2005 - A Small Price to Pay to Save your Life and those of your Loved ones!

Go to http://www.aussiestuff.com/ebay/fire_hood_ksdk_649am_5_24_05.wmv and see for yourself!

We are the Agents for this device - Distributors wanted throughout the world. We are interested in Saving Lives

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In the US: Burns and fires are the third leading cause of accidental death in all age groups. They comprise the second leading cause of death in the home for all ages and the leading cause of death in the home for children and young adults.

In 1998, approximately 381,500 residential fires occurred in the US, resulting in 3,250 non-firefighter deaths, 17,175 injuries, and nearly $4.4 billion in property loss. These figures do not include the estimated 90% of fires not reported to fire departments. More than half of all fatal residential fires started between the hours of 11 pm and 7 am.

Incidence of SI increases from less than 10% in patients with a mean total body surface area (TBSA) burn size of 5% to more than 80% in patients with a mean TBSA burn size of 85% or more. SI is present in one third of patients treated at burn centers. The magnitude of SI is devastating, as the presence of an inhalation injury has a greater effect on mortality than either patient age or surface area burned.

Internationally: The US has one of the highest fire fatality rates in the developed world, accounting for 2.3 deaths per 100,000 population. In fact, fire death rates in the US and Canada are twice as high as in Western Europe and Japan.

Background: Smoke inhalation (SI) was described as early as the first century AD, when Pliny reported the execution of prisoners by exposure to the smoke of greenwood fires.

Many victims of fire accidents have both SI and thermal injury. Inhalation injury from smoke and the noxious products of combustion in fires may account for as many as 85% of fire-related deaths in the US, many of which are preventable. Even though the excellence of care rendered at today's burn centers has greatly reduced the mortality from surface burns, the mortality from pulmonary injury has been increasing. Diagnosis of inhalation injury is not always straightforward, sensitive screening tests are lacking, and symptoms may be delayed until 24-36 hours after injury.

Pathophysiology: The 3 primary mechanisms that lead to injury in SI are thermal damage, asphyxiation, and pulmonary irritation.

Thermal damage
Thermal damage usually is limited to the oropharyngeal area. This is due to the poor conductivity of air and the high amount of dissipation that occurs in the upper airways. Animal experiments have shown that if air at 142°C is inhaled, then by the time it reaches the carina it will have cooled to 38°C. Steam, volatile gases, explosive gases, and the aspiration of hot liquids provide some exceptions, as moist air has a much greater heat-carrying capacity than dry air.

Asphyxiation
Tissue hypoxia can occur secondary to several mechanisms. Combustion utilizes oxygen, which in a closed space may be consumed, significantly decreasing the ambient concentration of oxygen to as low as 10-13%. The decrease in fraction of inspired oxygen (FIO2) leads to hypoxia, despite adequate circulation and oxygen-carrying capacity.

Carbon monoxide (CO) causes tissue hypoxia by decreasing the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. Hemoglobin binds CO with an affinity more than 200 times greater than the affinity for oxygen. CO also causes a left shift in the oxyhemoglobin saturation dissociation curve. CO has been shown to bind to the cytochrome oxidase chain in vitro. Finally, CO decreases myocardial contractility.

Combustion of plastics, polyurethane, wool, silk, nylon, nitriles, rubber, and paper products can lead to the production of cyanide (CN) gas. Consider CN toxicity in all SI patients with CNS or cardiovascular findings. CN is a chemical asphyxiant that interferes with cellular metabolism by binding to the ferric ion on cytochrome a3, subsequently halting cellular respiration. As a consequence of the cessation of the electron transport system, anaerobic metabolism ensues, with corresponding high lactate acidosis and decreased oxygen consumption.

Methemoglobinemia occurs in fire due to heat denaturation of hemoglobin, oxides produced in fire, and methemoglobin-forming materials such as nitrites. Occurrence of methemoglobinemia is a rarer phenomenon than CN and CO toxicity. The pathophysiologic consequences of methemoglobin formation are a decrease in the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood and a shift of the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve to the left, similar to carboxyhemoglobin (HbCO).

Pulmonary irritation
Irritants can cause direct tissue injury, acute bronchospasm, and activation of the body's inflammatory response system. Activated leukocytes and/or humoral mediators, such as prostanoids and leukotrienes, produce oxygen radicals and proteolytic enzymes. Supporting the importance of the inflammatory response to the mechanism of tissue destruction, some studies have shown that the administration of the cyclooxygenase inhibitor, ibuprofen, was found to reduce the lung lymph flow in animals with SI. The direct injury is a consequence of the size of the particle, its solubility in water, and its acid-base status. Ammonia produces alkaline injury, while sulfur dioxide and chlorine gas lead to acid injuries. Other chemicals act via different mechanisms; for instance, acrolein causes free radical formation and protein denaturation.

The location of injury depends on the solubility of the substance in water. High-solubility substances such as acrolein, sulfur dioxide, ammonia, and hydrogen chloride cause injury to the upper airway. Substances with intermediate solubility, such as chlorine and isocyanates, cause upper and lower respiratory tract injury. Phosgene and oxides of nitrogen have low water solubility and cause diffuse parenchymal injury.

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June 02, 2021

Enviro.BLR.com poll of Environmental Professionals Finds American Participation in the Kyoto Global Warming Protocol a Non-issue

It’s ironic, but a majority of environmental professionals said in a recent Enviro.BLR.com survey that the U.S. should have signed the Kyoto global warming treaty after all.

Old Saybrook, CT (PRWEB) June 2, 2021 -- Environmental professionals, whose employers are being “protected’ by the American decision not to ratify the Kyoto treaty decision on global warming, think that the United States should have ratified the Protocol. That was the result in a recent online poll by Enviro.BLR.com, Making State Environmental Compliance Easier, a Business & Legal Reports, Inc. website.

BLR’s poll asked, “Should the U.S. have ratified the Kyoto Protocol?” Fifty-seven percent of respondents felt that the U.S. should have ratified the treaty. President Bush argued that the Protocol’s requirements would be overly burdensome for the economy, that the exclusion of developing countries like China and India would make greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions ineffective, and that it would tilt the economic playing field against U.S. industry.

In the poll conducted in May 2005 the remaining 43 percent of the 134 respondents agreed that the U.S. made the right decision in opting out.

“American participation in the Kyoto agreement could be viewed as a non-issue,” commented Steve Quilliam, managing editor of Enviro.BLR.com – “Greenhouse gas emission reduction is a global movement. Large U.S. companies will have to comply with it in their overseas operations anyway, and to be consistent they will eventually apply the same standards everywhere, including the U.S.”

The Kyoto Protocol Climate Change Treaty went into effect on February 16, 2005, ratified by 55 nations representing 55 percent of all global GHG emissions. U.S. facilities can choose to undertake a voluntary program to address all or part of the Kyoto requirements. The federal Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program (VRGGP) helps to ensure that current emissions reductions won’t be forgotten under any future mandatory actions.

BLR’s environmental editors recommend these tips for a voluntary GHG program:
· Perform a baseline GHG emissions inventory.
· Explore solutions to reduce GHG emissions now.
· Register as certifiably reducing GHG emissions through the California Climate Action Registry or other state or local body.

For more information on the Kyoto Protocol, download Enviro.BLR.com’s free white paper, “Understanding the Kyoto Protocol in Action,” at http://www.blr.com/80502500/PRS16

About BLR
Old Saybrook, Conn.-based BLR produces plain-English compliance and training resources for HR, compensation, safety, and environmental managers. For more information, call 800-727-5257 or visit www.BLR.com.

Contact:
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June 01, 2021

Ferro-Chrome Prices Recover as Stainless Steel Production Increases

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c18033) has announced the addition of The Economics of Chromium to their offering.

(PRWEB) June 1, 2021 -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c18033) has announced the addition of The Economics of Chromium to their offering.

The combination of strong demand, tight supply and sharp rises in the costs of freight, energy and chromite raw materials, meant ferro-chrome prices reached their highest levels for ten years in early 2005, at US¢72-74/lb. This represents a significant recovery from early 2002 when prices of US¢27-29lb were at their lowest level for 30 years and some 1.3Mtpy ferro-chrome capacity was idled. Recovery in the ferro-chrome market was primarily due to growth in stainless steel production, which is forecast to maintain strong growth through the mid-2000s, led by Asian demand. Chinese output is estimated to rise from 1.8Mt in 2003 to at least 6Mt in 2008, with growth concentrated in the next two to three years. However, recent high prices and expectations of continued growth in demand have encouraged plans for significant capacity expansion.

Commissioning of all proposed capacity would result in the ferro-chrome market moving into surplus until the end of the decade, exerting downward pressure on prices. The cyclical nature of the ferro-chrome market has resulted in a high degree of vertical integration between chromite mining and ferro-chrome production, and concentration of production among relatively few countries and producers. The increasing vertical integration has put severe pressure on non-integrated producers in times of low ferro-chrome prices.

'The Economics of Chromium' analyses the key trends, issues and developments in the market. It provides a clear insight into all areas of the industry and an authoritative analysis of the prospects for the future.

The report covers the following countries:
Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe

Report Contents:
1. Summary
2. Introduction, occurrence and reserves of chromite
3. Mining and processing of chromium
4. Overview of world production of chromium
5. Review of chromium producing and processing countries
6. Overview of world consumption of chromium
7. Metallurgical applications for chromium
8. Chemical applications for chromium
9. Refractory applications for chromium
10. International trade in chromium
11. Prices of chromium

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c18033

Laura Wood
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