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January 22, 2018SEMI, Milpitas, Calif., has updated its World Fab Forecast, which reveals that 2017 spending on fab equipment investments will reach an all-time high of $57 billion.
January 22, 2018Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tenn., reports that its scientists have developed a method for making a renewable, leathery shape-memory material that is coated with a thin layer of silver nanoparticles to activate electrical conductivity.
January 22, 2018After several years of close partnership, SEMI, Milpitas, Calif., and the Fab Owners Association (FOA), Cupertino, Calif., have fully integrated.
January 22, 2018In crevice corrosion testing, treated 316 stainless steel compares favorably with alloy 625, as shown in the figure with three images. This figure shows three specimens at the end of a weeklong crevice corrosion test in natural seawater, at room temperature, under an applied potential of 300 mV.
January 22, 2018Gartner Inc., Stamford, Conn., reports that worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $419.7 billion in 2017, a 22.2 percent increase from 2016, according to preliminary results.
January 22, 2018Micron, San Jose, Calif., and Intel, Santa Clara,Calif., announce an update to their successful NAND joint development partnership that has helped the companies develop and deliver industry-leading NAND technologies to market.
January 21, 2018NanoAl LLC, Skokie, Ill., has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant of more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a low cost, improved conductor alloy for overhead power wires.
January 21, 2018Advanced Heat Treat Corp., Waterloo, Iowa, announces that it has once again been awarded Nadcap Merit status for Heat Treating (ion nitriding), and has been granted an accreditation that lasts 24 months.
January 21, 2018Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, Hermitage, has brought tensile testing in-house, adding the test to its other in-house mechanical tests rather than outsourcing.
January 21, 2018Ipsen USA, Cherry Valley, Ill., recently shipped 15 furnaces to eight states in the United States, as well as Asia and Europe, to support customers in the additive manufacturing, aerospace, commercial heat treating, medical, and metal injection molding industries.