Jennifer Dennard, Managing Editor
Burberry Ltd. , England, has joined the Boston-based Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute.
Effective December 1, Germany-based Polyamide High Performance Inc. has enacted a North American price increase of up to 10 percent on all air bag-grade fiber.
West Conshohocken, Pa.-based ASTM International ‘s Committee E56 on Nanotechnology is currently developing the following new standards: WK8985, Guide for Handling Unbound Engineered Nanoparticles in Occupational Settings; WK8997, Practice for Analysis of Hemolytic Properties of Nanoparticles; and WK8705, Measurement of Particle Size Distribution of Nanomaterials in Suspension by Photo Correlation Spectroscopy. To contribute to the development of these standards, contact ASTM (610) 832-9500; fax (610) 832-9555; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.astm.org.
Generation Systems Inc. , Issaquah, Wash., has released an updated version of its Lube-It™ industrial lubrication planning and scheduling software. New features include enhanced data entry fields, lubricant container information and PowerPack optional modules, among others.
Omnova Solutions Inc. , Fairlawn, Ohio, has redesigned its website, www.omnova.com, to include an interactive Design Center for decorative product designers, specifiers, laminators and architects; among other features.
Resin Technology Inc. , Fort Worth, Texas, now offers the RTi Insider, a free, quarterly newsletter containing tips and examples of how processors may reduce resin costs, as well as economic articles. To subscribe, send name, title, company, address, phone number and e-mail address to Debbie Burns at email@example.com.
Rapra Technology Ltd. , England, has made available a “ Practical Guide to Polyvinyl Chloride.” The guide provides background information on resins and additives, and properties and processing characteristics; and discusses product design and development.
Monee, Ill.-based Dickson Co. , Addison, Ill., now offers a free Temperature and Temperature/Humidity Mapping Guide at its website, www. dicksonweb.com/article/ article_26.php.
The International Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries (EDANA) , Brussels, has published its first Sustainability Report: Baby diapers and incontinence products.
Blythewood, S.C.-based Spirax Sarco Inc. has expanded its CAD (computer-aided design) Resource Center drawing libraries of steam system components and applications. The library, available at the company’s website, www.spiraxsarco.com, also is available on CD-ROM.
Cognex Corp. , Natick, Mass., offers new software products for its In-Sight® line of vision sensors. A trial version of the soft-ware is now available at www.cognex.com/insight.
Kaeser Compressors Inc. , Fredericksburg, Va., has published an updated 10-page clean air treatment catalog.
Uster Technologies AG , Switzerland, has relaunched the USTER® News Bulletin.
Decatur, Ga.-based Kliklok-Woodman has redesigned its website, www.klikwood.com, to enable faster and easier use than its previous design.
Michigan City, Ind.-based Sullair Corp. has published a new literature series featuring its AirMetrixSM solutions.