29 Apr 2022
Advanced Material Development
Tess Skyrme, Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed Dr Richard Lee, CCO, and Tom Barlow, Business Development Manager, to get an update from early-stage company, Advanced Material Development, specifically on their innovations in 2D nano-materials, with applications including gas sensing, electronics, composites, photonics, and anti-counterfeiting.
20 Apr 2022
Siemens Accelerates Industrialization of Additive Manufacturing
Siemens is announcing the opening of its new Charlotte Advanced Technology Collaboration Hub (CATCH) which will be located in Charlotte, NC. This new strategic research and development hub, spearheaded by Siemens Digital Industries, Siemens Technology and Siemens Energy, now a separately operated company, to focus on helping our customers accelerate their plans for the industrialization of additive manufacturing.
12 Apr 2022
Morf3D Partners with Siemens to Create Additive Manufacturing Facility
Morf3D Inc announced its partnership with Siemens Advanta. The two entities have committed to an ongoing technology development partnership as Morf3D continues to build its new Applied Digital Manufacturing Center in Long Beach, California.
7 Apr 2022
Highview Power are a UK-based company developing a cryogenic, liquid air energy storage system.
1 Apr 2022
Xerox Elem Additive Solutions Strategic Collaboration with Siemens
Xerox® Elem Additive Solutions announced a new collaboration effort with Siemens aimed at strengthening the metal additive manufacturing capabilities of both businesses.
29 Mar 2022
Siemens (Smart Infrastructure: Air Quality)
Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed Engin Calgar, Global Marketing Manager for Smart Infrastructure and Connected Devices at Siemens, to learn more about the company's use of gas sensor technology for air quality solutions.
9 Mar 2022
Dynex Semiconductor (CRRC): EV Power Electronics
Dynex is a UK-based power electronics developer and manufacturer. They were acquired by CRRC and can now utilise China-based manufacturing for high volume orders.
3 Mar 2022
Gefertec is a German manufacturer of wire-based directed energy deposition (DED) printers. IDTechEx spoke with CEO Tobias Krümberg.
4 Feb 2022
Optomec Receives $1.25 Million Order for Metal Additive Repair System
Optomec announced the receipt of a $1.25 Million order for a production Metal Additive Manufacturing machine for the maintenance of industrial gas turbine components. The long-time customer, a Fortune 500 energy equipment supplier, will install the machine in one of its service facilities in the Middle East region.
26 Jan 2022
Infineon: Automotive Power Electronics
Infineon is a leading supplier of automotive power electronics modules, having established strong partnerships with traditional OEMs. IDTechEx caught up with the company to discuss the latest industry trends.
24 Jan 2022
Optomec 60% Growth in Additive Electronics and Metal System Orders
Optomec Inc announced a sharp increase in bookings during fiscal year 2021, including nearly 60% growth in new orders for its proprietary Aerosol Jet and LENS industrial printers. The steep rise in recent sales puts business activity well ahead of pre-pandemic levels, where Optomec had already experienced 50% growth in 2019, and takes the total installed base to nearly 600 machines across more than 250 customers.
24 Jan 2022
Fluence and ReNew Joint Venture to Boost Energy Storage in India
Fluence and ReNew Power announced an agreement to form a new company to meet the needs of local customers across India that will address the fast-developing energy storage market in India.
14 Jan 2022
Optomec's $2 Million Order for 6 Production 3D Electronics Printer
Optomec Inc announced that one of its existing production customers recently purchased another six Aerosol Jet 3D Electronics Printers, bringing its total count to 20 systems. The $2+ million in orders is part of a production ramp plan that will grow to more than 30 systems over the next 12 months.
23 Dec 2021
World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power
When fully operational, Hornsea 2's 165 8 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines will be capable of generating 1.32 GW of clean electricity - taking the title of 'world's largest operating offshore wind farm' from its sibling project Hornsea 1. Together, the two projects will be capable of providing enough power for well over 2.3 million homes.
21 Dec 2021
Fluence to Deliver Its First Energy Storage System in Taiwan
Fluence has been chosen by the local renewable energy IPP, Ina Energy, subsidiary of the PJ Asset Management Group, as the solution provider to deliver a 6MW / 6MWh battery-based energy storage system in Taoyuan, Taiwan.
17 Dec 2021
Standard Robots is one of the leading autonomous mobile robot (AMR) companies in China. The company was established in 2014 in Harbin, China, and moved its headquarters to Shenzhen, China in 2016. The company employs 500 people currently. In 2020 the company's revenue exceeded $15 million and it is estimated to be over $45 million in 2021. Until now, the company has accomplished over 300 projects and deployed more than 3000 AMRs in the field.
14 Dec 2021
Graphene for Solar Power
By 2050, the European Union aims to be climate neutral. In pursuit of this goal, the first half of 2020 saw renewables — including solar, hydro, wind and bioenergy — produce more electricity than fossil fuels in the EU.
30 Nov 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021
With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.
29 Nov 2021
Easelink: EV Charging
Easelink develops automated conductive charging solutions for electric vehicles (EVs). It was founded in August 2016 by Hermann Stockinger and is headquartered in Graz, Austria and has 29 employees as of November 2021. Easelink closely collaborates with a diverse set of stakeholders that include OEMs, suppliers, and service providers. Furthermore, Easelink actively works on an international standardization process for automated conductive charging by participating in various standardization bodies for charging technology.