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fiberglass

, fiber glass (fi'ber-glas?)
Material made from fine fibers of glass and having many industrial uses, e.g., as insulation. The fibers are irritating and potentially damaging to the skin and lungs. Fiberglass is used in health care in the construction of orthopedic casts and splints.
Synonym: fibrous glass
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Market Analysis III-1 Current & Future Analysis III-1 Trends in Glass Fiber Insulation III-1 US Faces Stiff Competition from China III-1 Factors Underpinning Growth for Textile Glass Fibers III-1 Fiberglass Emerges a Favorable Option to Concrete Block III-2 Fiberglass Doors Gain Popularity III-2 Leading Players III-2 Table 26: Leading Manufacturers in the US Glass Fiber Insulation Market (2004) - Percentage Breakdown by Volume Sales for Owens Corning, CertainTeed,Johns Manville, Knauf, Guardian, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2 Product Launches/Developments III-3 Strategic Corporate Developments III-4 Key Players III-7 Advanced Glassfiber Yarns, LLC III-7 CertainTeed Corporation III-7 Guardian Fiberglass, Inc.
Advanced Glassfiber Yarns, headquartered in Aiken, SC, is one of the largest global suppliers of glass yarns, which are a critical material used in a variety of electronic, industrial construction and specialty applications.
Advanced Glassfiber Yarns, headquarters in Aiken, South Carolina, is one of the largest global suppliers of glass yarns, which are a critical material used in a variety of electronic, industrial, construction and specialty applications.
Advanced Glassfiber Yarns LLC announced today that net sales decreased $8.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers at Advanced Glassfiber Yarns (AGY) in Aiken, SC are challenging management to share the burden of rebuilding a healthy company.
Advanced Glassfiber Yarns LLC (the "Company") announced today that it has reached an agreement on the terms of an additional amendment and forbearance agreement with its senior secured lenders under the Company's senior secured revolving credit and term loan facility.
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The plant, which manufactures glassfiber specialty reinforcements, has suffered from weakening demand in the wind energy business in North America.
It's made by pulling profiles of polypropylene and continuous glassfiber over a mandrel, then extruding a black PP cap layer on top.
It, McKechnie explains, is made with the company's StaMax P, a thermoplastic composite developed by Owens Corning and DSM Automotive Polymers, with the former providing the glassfiber know-how and the latter the thermoplastic material and part-production knowledge.
0 million, respectively, compared to the same period in 2009 reflecting a temporary reduction in demand from architectural roofing projects and some capacity-constrained sales for some of our specialty electronic glassfibers.
We also experienced some capacity-constrained sales for some of our high-end electronics glassfibers as we rationalized our North American manufacturing footprint.