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compounding

[′käm‚pau̇nd·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
The series placing of cylinders in an engine (such as steam) for greater ratios of expansion and consequent improved engine economy.
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He resigned from Clariant in May of 1999 and founded Compounding Solutions LLC (compoundingsolutions.
When Compounding Solutions was started, there were a lot fewer shoot-and-ship, general-purpose molders in the area than there were just 10 years before," states Neal.
Today, Compounding Solutions is certified to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485 and sells globally.
That expansion--a brand-new building adjacent to Compounding Solutions' existing plant--frees up space for up to 10-12 more compounding lines, says Neal.
Neal is also investigating an entry into the pharmaceutical compounding market.