An agreement has been signed between one of the largest semiconductor companies in Europe and Oxford Instruments for the supply of multiple Failure Analysis (FA) systems, to be installed in its manufacturing sites globally over a period of two years.
UK graphene manufacturer opens doors to GEIC design team to help inform the design of the new £60M facility.
In early January senior members from The University of Manchester’s GEIC advisory panel visited Thomas Swan in Consett, County Durham, to gain a better understanding of the process engineering, utilities, logistics, technology and safety requirements for a modern materials manufacturing facility. Thomas Swan is well established as a reliable manufacturer of quality carbon nanomaterials – initially as a supplier of carbon nanotubes and now as a leading supplier of high quality graphene.
Leader in plasma etch and deposition processing systems Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology, recently won an order from The City University of New York (CUNY) for its PlasmaPro® etch and deposition systems.
The PlasmaPro 100 ICP and PECVD systems, and PlasmaPro 80 RIE tool will offer an extensive range of process capability for this new facility which is being developed for the colleges of The City University of New York.
Harry Swan, Managing director of Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd, a 4th generation chemical manufacturing firm based in Consett, North East England, has been named by The Manufacturer Top 100 report as one of the UK’s most inspirational individuals within UK manufacturing.