Brigham Young U. researcher wins cotton biotech award

January 30th, 2015

Josh Udall of Brigham Young University (BYU) has been awarded the 2014 Cotton Biotechnology Award for his work developing bioinformatics tools (methods and software) to help understand the cotton genome. The award was presented by Cotton Inc., which funds Udall’s research, at the International Cotton Genome Initiative (ICGI) workshop held at the recent Plant and […]

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ASICS GT-1000 2 Is Runner’s World’s “Best Buy”

November 29th, 2013

In just its second generation, ASICS GT-1000 2 running shoe has been named Runner's World magazine’s “best buy” in its 2013 Winter Shoe Guide. The magazine cited the shoe’s cushioning and new design, along with a price tag of $100, among its winning attributes. An update on the previous version of the shoe, the GT-1000 […]

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Transhield receives $8.3 million defense contract

November 27th, 2013

Transhield Inc. recently announced that it has been awarded an $8.3 million contract, the largest in the company’s history, to supply protective covers for more than 4,500 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles in the U.S. Army fleet. The contract also includes covers for 217 U.S. Navy MRAPs, U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs), […]

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Graniteville receives Manufacturer of the Year award

September 25th, 2013

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has named Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, (GSF), Graniteville, S.C., 2013 Small Business Manufacturer of the Year. GSF has put product improvement initiatives in place, which have resulted in positive trends in quality production. The company also has demonstrated a personal interest in the quality of life of each employee by […]

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C-Voltaics wins technology award

September 13th, 2013

C-Voltaics, Houston, Texas, recently was awarded a Special Edition COMS Young Technology Award for its new coating that protects fabrics from liquids. Shay Curran, associate professor of physics and director of the Institute for NanoEnergy at the University of Houston, is the CEO of C-Voltaics, a company that manufactures nano-materials for macro-scale coating applications. The […]

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Ticona Wins Best Paper Award

August 26th, 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese® Corp., announces that David Sheridan, senior design engineer, will receive a Best Paper Award in September during opening ceremonies of the 13th annual Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition. He will present the paper “Integrated Anisotropic Simulation for Components Made from Glass Fiber Reinforced […]

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PurThread wins technology award

August 12th, 2013

PurThread Technologies has been awarded the 2013 American Technology Award in Advanced or Technology Manufacturing by the TechAmerica Foundation. This award recognizes the best products and services from across the technology industry, as evaluated by industry experts. PurThread’s category win singled out excellence in a product or service dedicated to the integration of technology in […]

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Tackling heavy-duty projects

March 1st, 2013

IAA award-winning safety and protective projects tackle unique challenges and succeed Imagine a 41,000-ton U.S. Navy vessel traveling at seven knots in choppy three-meter-high seas. It is carrying a heavy load of vehicles and container freight. Because of an emergency, the vehicles and containers need to be transferred from this vessel to a supply ship, […]

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Teijin receives Grand Award at nano tech 2013

February 1st, 2013

Teijin Limited announced that it received a Grand Award at the nano tech 2013 International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference, which took place at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. Teijin presented advanced nano materials, including polyester, aramid and carbon nanofibers, as well as silicon ink and paste, plus a […]

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