3 Dec 2021
3D Printing in 2021: Micro-Trends in Major Materials
Within this year of recovery, IDTechEx has noted the development and/or continuation of micro-trends within each major 3D printing subspecialty: polymer, ceramic, composite, and metal additive manufacturing. In this article, IDTechEx identifies and explains the micro-trends for each material specialty that are worth keeping an eye on going into 2022.
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.
6 Jul 2021
Roboze is a 3D printing company that specialize in high-performance polymers and composites. IDTechEx spoke with Ilaria Guicciardini (Head of Marketing), Davide Schiena (EMEA Head of Application Engineering & Customer Success), and Megan Silva (Community Builder)
26 May 2021
Solvay Additive Manufacturing Solutions
Solvay Additive Manufacturing Solutions, a division of Solvay Specialty Polymers, produces high performance polymer materials for AM. IDTechEx spoke with Brian Alexander, Global Product and Business Development Manager for Additive Manufacturing.
12 Apr 2021
Big Gains for Low-loss Materials in the 5G Market
The emphasis on low-loss materials in 5G has already started to take effect.
1 Apr 2021
Apple's New Energy Storage Project, Renewable Energy Solutions
Apple today announced over 110 of its manufacturing partners around the world are moving to 100 percent renewable energy for their Apple production, with nearly 8 gigawatts of planned clean energy set to come online. Once completed, these commitments will avoid over 15 million metric tons of CO2e annually — the equivalent of taking more than 3.4 million cars off the road each year.
23 Nov 2020
M&I Materials and Faraday Future: Immersion Cooling
Faraday Future has partnered with M&I Materials to design an immersion-cooled battery pack for their electric vehicles.
9 Nov 2020
Solid Power is a spin-out from the University of Colorado Boulder developing sulfide-based all solid-state batteries (ASSB) and has been in operation since 2014.
28 Oct 2020
Carbonfree Chemicals is a company developing technologies for capturing and utilizing carbon dioxide emissions, aiming to simultaneously fight climate change and create useful products. In October 2020, IDTechEx Senior Technology Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Martin Keighley, CEO of Carbonfree Chemicals.
17 Apr 2020
Solvay are an advanced materials and speciality chemicals company. They notably entered the carbon fiber industry back in 2015 with the acquisition of Cytec.
31 Mar 2020
SGL Carbon have units: composites - fibers & materials (CFM) and graphite materials & systems (GFM). They are one of the largest producers of carbon fiber (ca. 15,000 tpa) and focus on the heavy tow variants (24k and 50k).