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NIIST ‘wood’ goes to the shop floor

19 October 2012

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With hardwood becoming a scarce commodity all over the world, furniture manufacturers are constantly on the lookout for an eco-friendly alternative.

The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) here, has developed the technology to make a wood substitute from natural fibre polymer composites. The institute is signing an MoU with the Kerala Furniture Consortium on Wednesday to commercialise the technology………

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/article3914200.ece

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Written by csirindia

September 28, 2012 at 6:15 am

Posted in NIIST

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