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Dan Bemi, president of the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL), has appointed Ginger Cushing, global sales manager – Packaging at Michelman, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, to the association’s Board of Directors. Cushing, who will serve as a director-at-large, replaces Ingrid Brase of Henkel Corp., Bridgewater, NJ, who stepped [...]


Sanan Orders 50 EPIK700 MOCVD Reactors from Veeco for High Volume LED Production    |  15 Dec 2014

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced that Sanan Optoelectronics, the largest LED manufacturer in China, has ordered 50 TurboDisc® EPIK700™ Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) reactors for the production of light emitting diodes (LEDs). This order is the equivalent of 25 EPIK700 MOCVD “C2” (cluster) systems. In [...]


Picosun Enables ALD Production on Powders    |  15 Dec 2014

Picosun Oy, the leading provider of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment and solutions for global industries, now offers ALD systems for production-scale coating of powders. Picosun’s large scale POCA™ 300 powder cartridge is designed to fit the industry-standard PICOSUN™ P-300 reactor frame. Its patented construction is based on [...]


Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Expands Government and Defense Projects    |  15 Dec 2014

Industrial Nanotech, Inc., an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, today announced a number of government and defense projects that will be utilizing the Company’s patented thermal insulation and protective coatings in the coming year. These include, but are not limited to, a roof insulation and mold [...]


Eastman Completes Acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating    |  15 Dec 2014

Eastman Chemical Company today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc. The acquired business is part of Eastman’s Advanced Materials business segment, and is expected to be accretive to 2015 earnings excluding acquisition-related costs and charges.“This acquisition will help us better serve the broad [...]


SCHOTT to offer its multifunctional DARO coating for touch displays on CONTURAN® glass    |  4 Dec 2014

Extremely resistant, dirt-repellent, anti-reflective coating for professional public displays.The international technology group SCHOTT has expanded its coating expertise in the area of specialty glass and introduced the first permanently anti-reflective and oleophobic (DARO) coating to the market for use on SCHOTT’s proven glass CONTURAN®. This is the first coating that [...]


Tokyo Electron to Release EXIM™ Sputtering System for Next-Generation Semiconductor Devices    |  4 Dec 2014

EXIM is a PVD (physical vapor deposition) system developed to form thin-film materials required for advanced semiconductor devices. It is based on ultra-high-vacuum sputtering technology and incorporates newly-developed film deposition techniques to form complex stacks of precision electronic materials. This flexible system can accommodate a variety of process modules to [...]


Colnatec Unveils All-Inclusive Thin Film Controller Eon-ID™    |  4 Dec 2014

Expanding its portfolio of high-precision, thin film measurement and control devices, Colnatec today announced the debut of a compact controller that unites the leading-edge technology of its Eon™ series of PC-based controllers with the modular efficiency of rackmount instrumentation.With its integrated display, intuitive user interface, and durable architecture, Eon-ID™ offers [...]



New Rotatable Magnetron MAINTENANCE, REMANUFACTURE & REPAIR service from Nova Fabrica Ltd. can half yearly expenditure on repair, service and maintenance.Nova Fabrica Ltd. is pleased to introduce a service for EU customers allowing rotatable magnetron owners to save costs and reduce coating plant downtime. The service covers all makes and [...]


SoLayTec sells first InPassion® ALD machine in the U.S. market    |  2 Dec 2014

US based Mission Solar Energy has ordered an InPassion ALD for its high efficiency n-type silicon bifacial solar cell line. With this order SoLayTec enters the U.S. market and in parallel it becomes clear that ALD Al2O3 will be part of the n-type silicon based solar cell production.Roger Görtzen, [...]


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