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global carbon footprint by 2%, we are optimistic that we will be able to provide the same benefits to Hanes- brands, Inc. and that this will result in a significant value added proposition for both their company and Industrial Nanotech, Inc.”
Hanesbrands, Inc. is based in Winston-Salem, NC. The company’s apparel brands include: Hanes® Champion®
, , Playtex® Barely There® Nansulate® , Bali® and Wonderbra®
, L’eggs® .
, Just My Size® coatings have been used by numerous
textile manufacturers for insulation of their dyeing machines, steam pipes, heat exchangers and other equipment. Henateks Textile, a manufacturer for Nike, Adidas, and others, documented a 20% red- uction in liquid natural gas consumption which was attributed directly to Nansulate®
, I High Heat insulati-
on coating being used to insulate their steam process system. This resulted in a 2007 and 2008 cost savings of $852,437.00 US and a payback period of only 7 months. Erenko Textile, a manufacturer for Walt Disney and other brands, performed side-by-side tri- als on same capacity machines running a 60 minute cycle of 60° C (140° F)). The machine coated with Nansulate®
insulation, reduced steam supply cycles
from 24 injections over the 60 minutes down to 2 injections, reducing energy consumption by a mini- mum of 20% and providing an overall 10% reduction in unit material production costs. The coatings have been featured in multiple textile specific magazines and publications for their energy saving performance in the textile industry. Nansulate®
is the Company‘s
patented product line of award winning, specialty coatings containing a nanotechnology based mate- rial.
Moreover, Industrial Nanotech‘s Turkish distributor, Kolorgen Ltd, has completed a successful project with Unilever affiliate, Unipro, for insulation of steam lines, valves and steam process equipment with the Company’s patented Nansulate® saving coatings.
nfineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) announced the cost-optimized extension
of its successful XC2000 automotive microcontroller portfolio. Enabling 32-bit equivalent performance at 8-bit costs the new 16-bit devices address low-end and ultra-low-cost automotive applications and sup- port cost reductions of existing body (with XC2200 series), safety (with XC2300 series) and powertrain (with XC2700 series) designs. With this family exten- sion, Infineon in particular assists automotive system suppliers that seek to broaden offerings towards a wider performance range without introducing mul- tiple microcontroller platforms. Infineon’s approach provides scalable automotive solutions with a high degree of hardware and software reuse that achieves significant cost savings.
Typical applications addressed by the new XC2000 16-bit devices include low-cost body control mo- dules (BCM), low-cost airbags or low-end engine management designs. To further optimize the PCB size Infineon offers its new XC2000 devices in cost- optimized and very small packages.