Elbeuf


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Elbeuf

(ĕlböf`), town (1990 pop. 16,750), Seine-Maritime dept., NW France, in Normandy, on the Seine River. It is the center of an industrial complex and is a river port. The town has been famous as a woolen center since the 16th cent. but was heavily industrialized after World War II. Automobile parts, electrical equipment, and chemicals are among the manufactures. Elbeuf's history dates back to Roman times. The town has numerous churches dating from the 15th to the 17th cent.
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"Yes," answered Athos, "but his right place is in our ranks, with the Prince de Conti, De Beaufort, D'Elbeuf, and De Bouillon; but, sir, supposing that the conference is broken off -- are you going to try to take Charenton?"
As to the Duc de Bouillon, he had such a fit of gout as obliged him to return to Paris in a litter; but his place was well filled by the Duc d'Elbeuf and his four sons, ranged around him like a staff.
Put on that handsome frilled shirt and your green coat of Elbeuf cloth.
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Aventis Rhone-Poulenc Biochimie have installed a Lindor mixer as part of a new plant for the preparation and packaging of Vitamin B-12 animal feed additives at their works at Saint Aubin les Elbeuf near Rouen.
Flexsys announces closure of two primary accelerator operations at its Hillhouse (Lancashire, U.K.) and Elbeuf (Normandy, France) manufacturing locations by the end of 1995.
NSC announced last month that it was in exclusive talks with the world's second-biggest builder of hydropovver plants to sell the unit, which consists of the companies Asselin-Thibeau, based in Elbeuf, France, and Wuxi NSC, based in China, and makes equipment used in the production of non-woven fabrics.
NSC Nonwoven, which comprises Thibeau, Turcoing, France and Asselin, Elbeuf sur Seine, France, has launched two carding machines, the CA12 and CA14.
The latest innovation from Asselin, Elbeuf sur Seine, France, is its modem needlepunching line, "ProDyn." Deemed the future of batt forming, ProDyn effectively eliminates expensive irregularity and weight variances, which can result from the processes of carding and cross-lapping and all the different bonding processes.
Thibeau, Tourcoing, France, and Asselin, Elbeuf, France--members of NSC Group/Schlumberger Nonwovens Systems--will be on hand promoting the "ProDyn" control system in machine and cross directions.