Materials Science News Articles

3D Systems Accelerates Access to Advanced Materials – Opening New Applications

3D Systems announced two additions to its industry-leading materials portfolio – Certified Scalmalloy (A) and Certified M789 (A) – to facilitate demanding industrial high-strength, corrosion-resistant parts for additive applications in markets such as aerospace, motorsports & automotive, semiconductor, energy, and moldmaking.

Spectrum Plastics Group Announces Building Renovation & Cleanroom Expansion at Minneapolis Facility

Spectrum Plastics Group, a global solutions provider for development through scaled manufacturing of critical polymer-based components and devices for medical and other demanding markets, is excited to announce a significant renovation and cleanroom expansion project at its Minneapolis, MN facility.

General Atomics Expands Space Systems Development Infrastructure

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced today that it has expanded its space systems infrastructure with the addition of a 7,500 ft2 Class 10,000 / ISO 7 cleanroom facility in San Diego, CA that will enable high-volume Optical Communication Terminal (OCT) production. The multifaceted facility can facilitate fabrication of up to 300 OCTs per year.

NGen & Evercloak Collaborate to Scale Innovative Graphene-Based Membrane Manufacturing

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada, the industry-led organization behind Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, has announced over $4.5 million in collaborative investment to scale up commercial applications of graphene nanofilms in HVAC systems for cleanrooms and other critical environment systems.

Spectrum Plastics Group Announces Building Renovation & Cleanroom Expansion at Minneapolis Facility

Spectrum Plastics Group Announces Building Renovation & Cleanroom Expansion at Minneapolis Facility

Spectrum Plastics Group, a global solutions provider for development through scaled manufacturing of critical polymer-based components and devices for medical and other demanding markets, is excited to announce a significant renovation and cleanroom expansion project at its Minneapolis, MN facility.

General Atomics Expands Space Systems Development Infrastructure

General Atomics Expands Space Systems Development Infrastructure

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced today that it has expanded its space systems infrastructure with the addition of a 7,500 ft2 Class 10,000 / ISO 7 cleanroom facility in San Diego, CA that will enable high-volume Optical Communication Terminal (OCT) production. The multifaceted facility can facilitate fabrication of up to 300 OCTs per year.

NGen & Evercloak Collaborate to Scale Innovative Graphene-Based Membrane Manufacturing

NGen & Evercloak Collaborate to Scale Innovative Graphene-Based Membrane Manufacturing

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada, the industry-led organization behind Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, has announced over $4.5 million in collaborative investment to scale up commercial applications of graphene nanofilms in HVAC systems for cleanrooms and other critical environment systems.

First Solar breaks ground on 3.3 GW production facility

First Solar breaks ground on 3.3 GW production facility

The new 3.3 gigawatt (GW)DC facility, which is scheduled to commence operations in the first half of 2023, represents a $680 million investment. When fully operational, the facility is expected to scale the company’s Northwest Ohio footprint to a total annual capacity of 6 GWDC, which is believed to make it the largest fully vertically integrated solar manufacturing complex outside China.

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Exyte developed Factory Concept for Morrow Batteries’ leading edge and sustainable Li-ion Battery Giga-Site in Norway

Exyte developed Factory Concept for Morrow Batteries’ leading edge and sustainable Li-ion Battery Giga-Site in Norway

Exyte, a global leader in the design, engineering, and delivery of facilities for high-tech industries, has collaborated with Morrow Batteries (“Morrow”) in the development of integrated production concepts for their new state-of-the-art Lithium-Ion battery production site in Norway.

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Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 29.2% Year-to-Year

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 29.2% Year-to-Year

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $44.5 billion in June 2021, an increase of 29.2% from the June 2020 total of $34.5 billion. Sales in June were 2.1% more than the May 2021 total of $43.6 billion. Sales during the second quarter of 2021 were $133.6 billion, an increase of 29.2% over the second quarter of 2020 and 8.3% more than the first quarter of 2021. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent a three-month moving average. SIA represents 98% of the U.S. semiconductor industry by revenue and nearly two-thirds of non-U.S. chip firms.

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Nanotechnology Solves the Problem of Thermal Insulation for Chemical Tanks and Chemical Plant Process Equipment

Nanotechnology Solves the Problem of Thermal Insulation for Chemical Tanks and Chemical Plant Process Equipment

Finding a thermal insulation that can withstand the highly corrosive conditions of chemical tanks and chemical plant heat process equipment has been virtually impossible. The constant exposure to acids and bases and everything in between wreaks havoc on conventional thermal insulation and severely limits both the lifespan and performance qualities of the insulation.

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Micron Launches World’s First 176-Layer NAND in Mobile Solutions to Power Lightning-Fast 5G Experiences

Micron Launches World’s First 176-Layer NAND in Mobile Solutions to Power Lightning-Fast 5G Experiences

Micron Technology, Inc., announced today it has begun volume shipments of the world’s first 176-layer NAND Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 3.1 mobile solution. Engineered for high-end and flagship phones, Micron’s discrete UFS 3.1 mobile NAND unlocks 5G’s potential with up to 75% faster sequential write and random read performance than prior generations,1 enabling downloads of two-hour 4K movies2 in as little as 9.6 seconds.

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ClassOne Technology Orders Multiple Solstice Plating Systems for 5G Devices

ClassOne Technology Orders Multiple Solstice Plating Systems for 5G Devices

ClassOne Technology, global provider of advanced semiconductor electroplating and surface preparation systems, announced that it has received multiple tool orders from one of the world’s largest RF device manufacturers…

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Precision Cleanrooms New York City Office Grand Opening

Precision Cleanrooms New York City Office Grand Opening

As New York City begins its early phases of reopening since the onset of the pandemic, cleanroom design and construction services firm Precision Cleanrooms makes its claim in the Big Apple with its first New York City office in the company’s 32-year history. Located in Union Square at 41 East 11th Street, Precision Cleanrooms’ New York office will serve customers in greater New York and the extended Northeastern United States, providing turnkey cleanroom solutions and services for many industries including: pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and microelectronics industries.

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Breaks Ground On New Fab In Singapore

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Breaks Ground On New Fab In Singapore

GLOBALFOUNDRIES® (GF®), the global leader in feature-rich semiconductor manufacturing, today announced it is expanding its global manufacturing footprint with the construction of a new fab on its Singapore campus. In partnership with the Singapore Economic Development Board and with co-investments from committed customers, GF’s more than US $4B (S$5B) investment will play an integral role in meeting the growing demand for the company’s industry-leading manufacturing technologies and services to enable companies worldwide to develop and scale their business.

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