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Nordson ASYMTEK's Vortik® Series of Progressive Cavity Pumps Dispenses One- and Two-component Fluids During Electronics Manufacturing

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:03am

Three unique pump families in the Vortik series - VPs, VPm, and VPg - are based upon general volume ranges, and each includes models for dispensing one-component (1K) and two-component (2K) fluids.

Key Points: 
  • Three unique pump families in the Vortik series - VPs, VPm, and VPg - are based upon general volume ranges, and each includes models for dispensing one-component (1K) and two-component (2K) fluids.
  • The Vortik VPm and VPg pumps dispense volumes from 2 to 400 microliters/second for applications in electronics package assembly and automotive electronics, such as encapsulation, potting, bonding, sealing, and thermal grease.
  • Progressive cavity pump technology offers benefits that include the highest volumetric accuracy compared to other needle-based dispensing, enabling very small volumes.
  • The Vortik Series of progressive cavity pumps is being introduced at Productronica 2019, the worlds leading trade fair for electronics development and production, in Munich, Germany, November 12-15, 2019, in the Nordson stand A2.345.

Port Commission Approves 2020 Operating and Capital Budget

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 1:05am

The Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Monday during the Annual Budget Workshop, a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.

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  • The Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Monday during the Annual Budget Workshop, a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Port Commission Chairman Ric Campo applauded Port Houston staff for doing a great job positioning the port to deliver more jobs and economic impact.
  • The 2020 Capital Budget of $232 million includes strategic and recapitalization projects, Houston Ship Channel work, and other investments as well.
  • With the approval of the budget, the Port Commission further demonstrated its commitment to its strategic vision and stewardship.

Ferro Reports Third-Quarter 2019 Results

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 11:22pm

Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE), a leading global supplier of technology-based functional coatings and color solutions, today reported results for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2019.

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  • Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE), a leading global supplier of technology-based functional coatings and color solutions, today reported results for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2019.
  • Ferro products are sold into the building and construction, automotive, electronics, industrial products, household furnishings and appliance markets.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191111005687/en/
    Ferro will conduct an investor teleconference at 9:00 a.m. EST Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
  • Webcast replay: Available on Ferros Investor website at ferro.com beginning at approximately 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on November 12, 2019.

Natuzzi Announces a New Commercial Leadership Structure

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 10:18pm

Natuzzi S.p.A. (NYSE: NTZ) (Natuzzi or the Company) announced today that Nazzario Pozzi, formerly Groups Chief Commercial Officer, has resigned from the Company for new professional challenges.

Key Points: 
  • Natuzzi S.p.A. (NYSE: NTZ) (Natuzzi or the Company) announced today that Nazzario Pozzi, formerly Groups Chief Commercial Officer, has resigned from the Company for new professional challenges.
  • The Company would like to thank Nazzario for his contribution in conceiving the Groups retail strategy and efficiently executing it over the past few years.
  • Founded in 1959 by Pasquale Natuzzi, Natuzzi S.p.A. is Italys largest furniture house and one of the most important global players in the furniture industry with an extensive manufacturing footprint and a global retail network.
  • Always committed to social responsibility and environmental sustainability, Natuzzi S.p.A. is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified (Quality and Environment), OHSAS 18001 certified (Safety on the Workplace) and FSC certified (Forest Stewardship Council).

Spectrum Brands Holdings Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend of $0.42 Per Share

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:30pm

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share on the Companys common stock.

Key Points: 
  • Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share on the Companys common stock.
  • The dividend is payable on December 17, 2019 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on November 25, 2019.
  • Spectrum Brands Holdings, a member of the Russell 1000 Index, is a global consumer products company offering a broad portfolio of leading brands and focused on driving innovation and providing exceptional customer service.
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191111005619/en/

Berry Global Joins SABIC in the Production and Use of Circular Polymers from Chemical Recycling

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:30pm

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announced today its collaboration with global chemical industry leader, SABIC in driving the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling.

Key Points: 
  • Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announced today its collaboration with global chemical industry leader, SABIC in driving the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling.
  • During 2019, SABIC has already produced initial volumes of these certified circular polymers using its existing manufacturing facilities.
  • From this initial volume, Berry has manufactured a recyclable, coextruded stand-up pouch containing 30 percent PCR sourced from SABICs circular polymer.
  • Known benefits of chemical recycling include the ability to recycle mixed plastic waste that would have otherwise been destined for landfill or incineration.

Global Stone Paper Market by Product Type, Application & Region - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 7:04pm

The "Global Stone Paper Market, By Product Type, By Applications, By Region; Size and Forecast, 2018-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global Stone Paper Market, By Product Type, By Applications, By Region; Size and Forecast, 2018-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • On the basis of product type, the Stone Paper market has been segmented Rich Mineral Paper and Rich Mineral Board.
  • On the basis of application, the global stone paper market has been segmental into Paper Packaging, Labeling Paper and Self-adhesive Paper.
  • Companies such as ,Stone Paper Company Ltd, Sluz Stone Paper S.A, Kapstone Paper, Taiwan Lung Meng Technology Co. Ltd., Gaia-Concept BV, Parax Paper, packaging corporation, TETHIA Group and Panjiang Dragon are the key players in manufacturing Stone Paper.

Global Cladding Systems Market by Material, Application, End-user and Region 2016-2019 & 2025F - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 6:54pm

The report analyzes and forecasts the cladding systems market on a global and regional level.

Key Points: 
  • The report analyzes and forecasts the cladding systems market on a global and regional level.
  • Additionally, the report also includes the study of opportunities available in the cladding systems market on a global level.
  • We have included a detailed competitive scenario and portfolio of the leading vendors operating in the cladding systems market.
  • The study provides a crucial view of the cladding systems market by segmenting it based on material, application, end-user, and region.

PPG Earns R&D 100 Recognition for PPG POWERCRON® 160 Anionic Epoxy Electrocoat

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 7:08pm

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that its PPG POWERCRON 160 anionic epoxy electrocoat (e-coat) technology has earned a 2019 R&D 100 Award in the Mechanical/Materials category.

Key Points: 
  • PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that its PPG POWERCRON 160 anionic epoxy electrocoat (e-coat) technology has earned a 2019 R&D 100 Award in the Mechanical/Materials category.
  • PPG Powercron 160 anionic epoxy e-coat is a significant technical advance in electrocoat technology because it enables high film builds (greater than 6 mils) over multiple substrates and pretreatment chemistries.
  • PPG Powercron 160 coating cures at lower temperatures than conventional anionic e-coats, which further reduces energy use and related carbon emissions.
  • The R&D 100 Awards Committee and R&D World magazine honor the 100 most innovative technologies and services of the past year with the R&D 100 Awards.

Global Electrochromic Glass Market Report 2019: Market is Expected to Increase from USD 2.1 Billion in 2017, to USD 6.22 Billion in 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 5:17pm

The "Global Electrochromic Glass Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global Electrochromic Glass Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global Electrochromic glass market is expected to increase from USD 2.1 billion in 2017, to USD 6.22 billion in 2024 at a significant CAGR of 16.8% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2024.
  • A major trend that will hop in the Electrochromic market is an increment in use of photovoltaic-integrated Electrochromic devices in applications of smart glass.
  • However, lack of technical experts and awareness among people may restrain the growth of the global electrochromic glass market.