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Price Momentum

The performance of a stock relative to its industry or the performance of an industry relative to the market as a whole. A stock (or industry) that outperforms its industry (or market) for a given period of time is seen as a bullish sign for that stock (or industry). The concept is also called relative strength.
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One commercial solution was low wet strength, lightly hydroentangled rayon wipes.
ND Paper provides a full line of papers for the cut and stack, and pressure sensitive label markets, from facestocks to wet strength to release liner base.
With botanic origin, all Veocel Lyocell fibers with Eco Disperse technology feature strong wet strength, biodegradability and effective liquid management.
Both dry and wet strengths of control PF resin could meet the requirements of Standard GB/T 17657-2013 (SAC 2013) for outdoor applications ([greater than or equal to]1.0 MPa for dry strength and [greater than or equal to]0.7 MPa for wet strength).
Jean Wilson, the wine, spirits and craft beverage market development manager for UPM Raflatac Americas, also stressed that effective wet strength comes from the adhesive.
Preservation of parent rock fabric in saprolite due to in situ isovolumetric weathering (Nahon 1991) may be responsible for the higher values of dry and wet strength. However, subsoils (not class 1 and 2) and saprolite are similarly responsive to changes in water content and matrix potential (coefficients B and D, Table 2).
The desire to create a higher wet strength rayon led to the development of modal as the second generation of this cellulosic fiber.
Tissue quality development has focused on softness, bulk, absorbency, and wet strength. Softness and bulk are especially important for toilet and facial tissue and handkerchiefs, while absorbency and wet strength are vital for kitchen rolls, towels and serviettes.
Mark Riley, industrial product and market manager of Tork manufacturer SCA Tissue Europe, said: "We are using a new manufacturing method which reduces linting while greatly improving durability and wet strength. The result is a range of wipers that we believe to be the best on the market."
"This product has been designed to provide a meaningful value to the midtier towel consumer by giving her outstanding wet strength performance at a great everyday value," says Brad Schwan, Bounty Basic brand manager.
Increased wet strength played a large role in the category's growth by spurring consumers to replace such durables as rags and sponges with Bounty towels for tough tasks.
NSW, LLC's line of scrubbing wipes, has the wet strength to stand up to the toughest cleaning jobs.