Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologiesSource: New cheap and simple mass production technique for grapheneGraphene is an allotrope of car... Read More
Negotiations regarding the sale of the target businesses of Heraeus – a technology group in Hanau, Germany – to the Materion Corporation, headquartered in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, have been concluded.The two sides signed a contract for the sale... Read More
Privately held tantalum miner Global Advanced Metals has reported a $6.3 million net profit for the year to June 2016, up from a $72.2 million loss in the previous 12 months, as its two Western Australian mine sites remained under care and maintenance.Acc... Read More
On August 31, unit Kemet Electronics made decision to wind down operations of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kemet Foil Manufacturing, Llc. Operations at KFM’s Knoxville, Tennessee plant are expected to end as of October 31, 2016.Source: BRIEF-Kemet &... Read More
Following the successful legal actions in 2012 and 2014 on similar measures, this time the EU is focusing on restrictions concerning graphite, cobalt, copper, lead, chromium, magnesia, talcum, tantalum, tin, antimony and indium.”We cannot sit on our... Read More
NEC says it has produced a new addition to its portfolio of nanomaterial discoveries—the carbon nanobrush. The company says the new material will boost the performance of batteries, sensors, and capacitors among other devices.The nanobrush is a... Read More
CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 26, 2016– Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. First quarter income from continuing operations attributable to common s... Read More
For electronics OEMs, who have traditionally focused on reclaiming precious metals and components, this new push to recycle plastics may be daunting, but soon it will be part of good business practice.
Source: EBN – Pamela J. Gordon – Data is ... Read More
TOKYO — Profit margins are getting squeezed at Japanese makers of raw materials for synthetic fibers, due to a supply glut from China. Japanese chemical companies used to count on superior technology to protect their profits.... Read More
Troubled Colorado rare-earths miner Molycorp Inc. reportedly has reached a settlement deal with bondholders in its bankruptcy case.Dow Jones Newswires reports that the settlement by Greenwood Village-based Molycorp (OTC: MCPIQ) “could ease approval ... Read More
GrapheneGraphene is an allotrope of carbon, whose structure is one-atom-thick planar sheets of sp2-bonded carbon atoms that are densely packed in a honeycomb crystal lattice. 3D Lab has announced a third line of business, the Industrial Materials Division... Read More
Revealing the potential of grapheneGraphene is an allotrope of carbon, whose structure is one-atom-thick planar sheets of sp2-bonded carbon atoms that are densely packed in a honeycomb crystal lattice. to be used in high-speed electronics and bio-sensors,... Read More
FlexTech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, awarded five FLEXI Awards in the categories of Innovation, Research & Development, Leadership in Education, and, in a category new this year, Industry Leadership.
This is the 9th year of the FLEXI Awards... Read More
FastCAP Advanced Materials, a subsidiary of FastCAP Systems, has announced that it is now selling one of the materials that enables their world record holding energy storage technologies.
FastCAP’s Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes (VA-CNTs) are n... Read More
TOKYO — Toray Industries has brought a carbon-fiber parts plant online in Thailand in response to growing demand for such components in race cars, bicycles, bullet train seats and medical equipment.
Parts production subsidiary To... Read More
Fan Zhang, Christopher Tuck, Richard Hague, Yinfeng He, Ehab Saleh, You Li, Craig Sturgess and Ricky Wildman present the first continuous fabrication of inkjet-printed polyimide films in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
The films were then used as ... Read More