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Novel Project to Develop Efficient Catalytic Methods to Replace Rare Metals with Inexpensive Metals

Novel Project to Develop Efficient Catalytic Methods to Replace Rare Metals with Inexpensive Metals

A University of Illinois at Chicago chemistry professor will lead the U.S. effort in a three-nation project to develop efficient catalytic methods that replace rare metals with abundant and inexpensive metals such as iron and copper. [More]
New Energy Unveils Rare Images of its Largest Area, High-Performance SolarWindow™ Arrays

New Energy Unveils Rare Images of its Largest Area, High-Performance SolarWindow™ Arrays

New Energy Technologies Inc., developer of see-through SolarWindow™ coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, today made public never-before-seen images of the Company’s largest area, high-performance SolarWindow™ arrays. [More]
New Advanced Materials & Thermal Sciences Center Opened by Lockheed Martin

New Advanced Materials & Thermal Sciences Center Opened by Lockheed Martin

The Lockheed Martin Space Systems Advanced Technology Center (ATC) has opened a new state-of-the-art laboratories building that will enable the company to provide innovative technical solutions to customers with more agility and efficiency. [More]
Fraunhofer Researchers Lay Groundwork for Sustainable Production

Fraunhofer Researchers Lay Groundwork for Sustainable Production

Scarce and expensive raw materials, rising energy prices, climate protection and demographic shifts leave industrial production with a lot to contend with in the coming years. In the “ E3-production” lighthouse project, Fraunhofer researchers are laying the groundwork needed to achieve sustainable production. They will be at the Hannover Messe from April 7-11 to showcase the first project solutions (Hall 2 and Hall 17). [More]
New Recycling Technology Turns Waste Plastic into 3D Printer Filament

New Recycling Technology Turns Waste Plastic into 3D Printer Filament

Making your own stuff with a 3D printer is vastly cheaper than what you’d pay for manufactured goods, even factoring in the cost of buying the plastic filament. [More]
Armco Metals Announces Long Term Steel Scrap Supply Agreement with Mitsui

Armco Metals Announces Long Term Steel Scrap Supply Agreement with Mitsui

Armco Metals Holdings, Inc. ("Armco Metals Holdings"), a U.S. based company that engages in the import, sale, and distribution of metal ore and non-ferrous metals in the People's Republic of China, recycles scrap metals used by steel mills in the production of recycled steel and provides sourcing and pricing services for various metals to its network of customers, today announced that its Armco (Lianyungang) Renewable Metals, Inc. subsidiary ("Renewable Metals") has entered into a steel scrap supply agreement with Mitsui & Co. (Shanghai) Ltd. ("Mitsui Shanghai"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., ("Mitsui & Co.") whose business covers energy, machinery, chemicals, food, textile, logistics, finance, and more on a global scale. [More]
OSU Engineers Develop New Approach Toward ‘Sustainable Manufacturing’

OSU Engineers Develop New Approach Toward ‘Sustainable Manufacturing’

Engineers at Oregon State University have developed a new approach toward "sustainable manufacturing" that begins on the factory floor and tries to encompass the totality of manufacturing issues – including economic, environmental, and social impacts. [More]
Semi-transparent perovskite solar cells

Semi-transparent perovskite solar cells

Advances in solar technology are set to revolutionise the Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) market with the development of a new type of cells which combine semi-transparency with good efficiency, opening up the possibility of entire facades formed of electricity generating glass. [More]
Eaton Receives ‘Sustainability Award’ from the City of Southfield

Eaton Receives ‘Sustainability Award’ from the City of Southfield

Power management company Eaton today announced that its Southfield, Michigan, facility has received the “Sustainability Award” from the City of Southfield and the Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce for the company’s ongoing commitment to “green innovation.” [More]
Austin Manufacturing Facility of Life Technologies Receives 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

Austin Manufacturing Facility of Life Technologies Receives 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

Life Technologies Corporation announced today that the company's Austin manufacturing facility has received the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award in the category of Greener Synthetic Pathways. Life Technologies' Austin, Texas, facility was recognized for its "Safe, Sustainable Chemistries for the Manufacturing of PCR Reagents" Program. [More]