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Oct. 14, 2013

Two Italian inventors, Luigi Bacchiochi and Gianluca Pozzi, have filed Patent Application No. 20130261197, which describes a unique additive used in the wash step of a PET recycling process.

The King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology of Saudi Arabia has received Patent No. 8,545,748, describing a cement and thermoplastic composite material to be used in construction.

For more information on these or any patents, please consult the U.S. Patent Office database online.

Copies of patents can be ordered by number for $3 each from the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA, 22313-1450.

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