Raise the ‘roof,’ turn down the noise

November 1st, 2015

The open, collaborative office; the premium price of office square footage; and the ongoing buzz and hum of office technology have conspired to make employee workspaces noisy places. Small offices or cubicles devoid of noise-blocking features are becoming the norm, as are face-to-face online chats and videoconferences that up the sound amplitude. Headphones and ear […]

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Companies collaborate to develop novel lyocell-based nonwoven fabrics

September 1st, 2008

Austrian-based Lenzing Group, maker of cellulose staple fibers, and Weyerhaeuser, Federal Way, Wash., a forest products company, will work together on the development of novel lyocell-based nonwoven fabrics. The objective of the collaboration is to develop a technology for the large-scale industrial production of an innovative and sustainable cellulose-based material for industrial and personal care […]

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