2018 Construction Round-up

New builds and facility upgrades announced in 2018 by pharmaceuticals and hi-tech product makers

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Trumpf acquires Laser diode division of Phillips

Photonics GmbH has been taken over by Trumpf

VIS embarks on multimillion-dollar upgrade to boost wafer capacity

Taiwanese IC service provider to spend US$116.9m in new equipment and cleanroom upgrade

Chipmaker SSMC boosts silicon production with facility in Singapore

Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company has invested S$300 million in new 4,400sqm cleanroom

Cleanroom Technology Conference opens registration to attendees for 2019

Held on 21-22 May at the Birmingham NCC, the conference will put delegates ahead of the curve

InfraTec builds new cleanroom in Dresden

The 400sqm facility will house production of optoelectronic components

VSParticle unveils Nanoparticle Generator

The Dutch tech company has developed a device that can create and print materials with quantum properties

The cleaning power of plasma

The biggest issue in cleanrooms is particles landing on surfaces. Mike Hopkins, Impedans CEO, explains how the electric ...

Tech company launches to develop quantum-era sensors

Oxford HighQ is developing devices with sensitivity up to 10,000 times that of currently available optical sensing ...

UK-India tech collaboration moves forward

A delegation of Indian technology companies tour manufacturing centres of excellence in Sheffield, Coventry, Birmingham ...

Groundwork for next-gen microchips

IBM Research is in pole position of technology breakthrough. Scientists are working with III-V compound semiconductors ...

Does your cleaning have the wettability factor?

Precision cleaning of printed circuit boards (PCBs) is required to meet stringent performance criteria. Mike Jones, VP ...

Contamination risks in metal 3D printing

Metal powders for additive manufacturing is a growing market. What does it take to prevent contamination? Murielle ...

Industry-first CTF-based 4D NAND Flash hits the market

Chipmaker SK Hynix announces early stage of mass production of the 96-layer 4D NAND is expected to begin within this ...

BASF to build battery materials production site in Finland

Facility is part of a strategic partnership with mining company Nornickel to supply battery materials serving the ...