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Finnish fibre-based materials supplier Ahlstrom Corporation said on Wednesday (6 October) that it would flatten its operative organisation to be more customer driven.
The penetrating breaker roll decurl unit mechanically flattens the incoming web caused by roll set near the core.
In some circles, Andrews says, the magnetic field is tilted 10 degrees from the norm, which could create a forceful energy that flattens a crop.
The snake also flattens itself to twice its normal width, probably aiding lift.
She flattens the nineteenth and twentieth centuries into an undifferentiated mass with few rhythms of its own.