Materials Business File covers industry news, product and process developments, plant development and construction, international trade data, government regulations, and management issues. Begun in 1985 as an alerting service, the database now serves also as a historical business/industry reference. As of 2004, its coverage has been expanded to include business and industry information and is no longer limited to the materials processing industries.
Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.
Major areas of coverage include:
September 13, 2010