Materials Science News Articles

ATREG Successfully Assists Texas Instruments With Acquisition Of Micron’s Operational 300mm Fab

ATREG, Inc. has successfully advised Texas Instruments (TI) on the acquisition of Micron’s operational 300mm fab located in Lehi, UT. The transaction previously announced in June 2021 for $900 million has closed.

Siltronic Breaks Ground for a New Fab in Singapore

Siltronic, one of the technology leaders in silicon wafer manufacturing, broke ground for its new manufacturing facility at JTC’s Tampines Wafer Fab Park in Singapore.

JinkoSolar Announces New 7GW Ingot/Wafer Facility in Vietnam

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that the Company is investing $500 million to build a monocrystalline ingot and wafer manufacturing facility in Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam.

Precision Coating Announces Merger with N2 Biomedical to Expand Medical Device Coating Platform

Precision Coating, a leading medical coatings service provider to interventional, orthopedic, and advanced surgical markets, is pleased to announce a merger with N2 Biomedical, a Bedford, MA-based company.

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.

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.

N2 Biomedical Announces The First Surgical Implant Of A Spinal Device Coated With The Company’s Thin, Ion-Assisted Titanium Coating Technology

N2 Biomedical Announces The First Surgical Implant Of A Spinal Device Coated With The Company’s Thin, Ion-Assisted Titanium Coating Technology

N2 is ISO-13485 certified, FDA GMP-compliant, and operates in a 30,000 square foot facility with cleanroom, laboratory, manufacturing, and cleanroom space to service all customer and regulatory requirements. The company leverages its proprietary processes and equipment to provide customized solutions

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Essentium Introduces Industry-First Anti-Static Material To Advance Additive Manufacturing Applications In The Aerospace And Defense Industries

Essentium Introduces Industry-First Anti-Static Material To Advance Additive Manufacturing Applications In The Aerospace And Defense Industries

Essentium Introduces Industry-First Anti-Static Material To Advance Additive Manufacturing Applications In The Aerospace And Defense Industries

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Covalent Metrology Announces New FIB-SEM Services with Significant Advances in Imaging Resolution

Covalent Metrology Announces New FIB-SEM Services with Significant Advances in Imaging Resolution

The introduction of two cutting-edge dual-beam focused ion beam scanning electron (FIB-SEM) microscopes at Covalent’s Sunnyvale, CA headquarters will provide clients faster, deeper, and more advanced analytical capabilities.

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Stanford-led team shows how to store data using 2D materials instead of silicon chips

Stanford-led team shows how to store data using 2D materials instead of silicon chips

A Stanford-led team has invented a way to store data by sliding atomically thin layers of metal over one another, an approach that could pack more data into less space than silicon chips, while also using less energy.

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Integrity Cleanroom has launched operations in the US and is now incorporated in Texas

Integrity Cleanroom has launched operations in the US and is now incorporated in Texas

Integrity Cleanroom is pleased to announce that it has begun commercial transactions with a brand new ecommerce platform and a dedicated team of professionals based in Texas.

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RESET® Spearheads New Airborne Particulate Monitoring Standard

RESET® Spearheads New Airborne Particulate Monitoring Standard

Working with an international team of experts from universities on the forefront of air quality monitoring research, RESET® will be releasing a new air quality standard aimed at providing a framework for qualifying airborne particulate sensors – specifically optical particle counters – used for indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring.

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Christeyns acquires majority stake in German Pliwa

Christeyns acquires majority stake in German Pliwa

Hygiene expert Christeyns expands its activities in the Life Science Division with the acquisition of Pliwa, German producer of disinfection products for hospitals and dental care. Although negotiated and signed before the corona crisis, the transaction – which was closed last Friday – will allow Christeyns to increase its production capacity of disinfectants for medical applications. As such the company hopes to provide even better support to the medical sector in these challenging times.

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Samuel Acquires 100% of Burloak Technologies

Samuel Acquires 100% of Burloak Technologies

Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, a leading metals distributor and industrial products manufacturer, today announced the acquisition of all remaining shares of Burloak Technologies, a leader in the additive manufacturing industry. Burloak works with the most innovative companies in the space, aerospace, automotive and industrial markets to rapidly transition their most challenging part designs to be additively manufactured at scale.

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First detailed electronic study of new nickelate superconductor

First detailed electronic study of new nickelate superconductor

The answers could help advance the synthesis of new unconventional superconductors and their use for power transmission, transportation and other applications, and also shed light on how the cuprates operate – which is still a mystery after more than 30 years of research.

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