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August 2004

Mount Vernon Mills Inc. has relocated its corporate headquarters and the Information Technology Group to 503 S. Main St., P.O. Box 100, Mauldin, S.C. 29662; (864) 688-7100.

Effective July 15, Scottsboro, Ala.-based Diolen Industrial Fibers Inc. has increased the price of its high tenacity polyester products.

Erie, Pa.-based Eriez Magnetics has made available free of charge three Ask Orange™ Idea Guides — How To Choose and Use Vibratory Feeders and Conveyors, How To Choose and Use Magnetic Separators, and How To Choose and Use Lifting Magnets. The guides are designed to aid readers in comprehending and specifying equipment needed in most process industries.

Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based alpha gear drives Inc. ’s guide to its SP+ and SP+ High Speed® planetary gearheads includes diagrams and technical information on high acceleration, positioning accuracy, low noise and low standard backlash capabilities.


alpha gear drives Inc.'s SP+ and SP+ High Speed guide

Goldschmidt Chemical Co. , Hopewell, Va., has standardized freight terminology for oleochemicals and oleochemical derivatives as F.O.B., Freight Collect. This term applies to bulk, full truckload, and less than full truckload shipments.

Effective July 1, Bridgewater, N.J.-based National Starch & Chemical ’s Vinamul Polymers business unit has increased in North America the price of acrylic, vinyl acrylic, vinyl acetate and ethylene vinyl acetate homopolymer and copolymer emulsions by 5 cents per wet pound.

Topog-E Gasket Co. , Tulsa, Okla., has made available free of charge its Plain Facts About Improved Gaskets & Hints On Boiler Maintenance booklet. The company also offers a palm-sized pocket slide rule that charts steam temperatures up to 380°F with pounds per square inch of up to 1,000 pounds.

Effective July 12, Kansas City, Mo.-based Cook Composites and Polymers has increased by 5 cents per pound the price of its gel coat and resin products.

Kaeser Compressors , Fredericksburg, Va., has made available a revised edition of its Sigma Frequency Control (SFC) brochure for SFC Series 18 to 110S.

Danfoss Drives , Loves Park, Ill., has redesigned its series of VLT 5000 FLUX drives. The units now provide improved performance, reduced installation costs and increased reliability; and enable easy installation or retrofit, maintenance and service.

The 2004-2005 Engineering Guide to Machine and Process Safeguarding is now available free of charge from Scientific Technologies Inc. , Fremont, Calif. The guide details nearly 40 new products, and provides information on educational resource materials.

Weaving equipment and accessories supplier GH Pittman , Ireland, has launched a new website, www.ghpweaving.com.

Crypton Super Fabrics , West Bloomfield, Mich., has launched its Velese line of velvet. Available in 49 colors, the new fabric has a soft hand and is stain-, odor-, moisture- and microbe-resistant; strong and durable; and breathable.

Effective July 1, The Dow Chemical Co. , Midland, Mich., has increased the price of monoethanolamine by 8 cents per pound, diethanolamine by 5 cents per pound, and triethanolamine by 5 cents per pound.

Paris-based Lectra has redesigned its website, www.lectra.com, to offer specific areas of interest to visitors. Lectra’s product range may be viewed in the Customers area, while company news items are available in the Press Room. Financial information and news are available in the Investors area, and job openings may be viewed in the Candidates area.

Eventimoda S.r.l. , Milan, organizer of the hosiery and seamless fabric fair FAST, which will take place in Italy next year, has updated the fair’s website, www.thefastportal.com, to include a FAST On Line section that allows visitors to read about exhibitors and their products.

Phifer Wire Products Inc. , Tuscaloosa, Ala., has made available its new SheerWeave® Style 5000 line of jacquard sun-control window treatment fabrics in 16 styles.

Effective July 1, Honeywell Nylon Inc. , Charlotte, has announced an additional price increase for all residential and commercial carpet fiber products. The revised price increase is 18 percent above the previously announced May price increase.

August 2004