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3M is an innovative company with such diverse products as Post-it notes, Littmann stethoscopes and high tech abrasives. 3M's Optical Systems Division makes consumer electronic displays brighter, lighter-weight and more energy efficient. In the business since consumer electronics became popular, Optical Systems continues to bring new innovative solutions to customers. The latest innovation brings wide color gamuts to displays with a flexible, transparent barrier film. With $30 billion in global sales in 2012, 3M employs more than 85,000 worldwide.
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2021
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.
24 Nov 2021

Cambridge Carbon Capture

Cambridge Carbon Capture is a British carbontech company developing a technology to convert carbon dioxide from emissions and silicate minerals into magnesium carbonate and other valuable outputs such as silicon dioxide and rare earth metals. In October 2021, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Hydra Rodrigues spoke to Michael Evans, CEO at Cambridge Carbon Capture.
1 Nov 2021

Evolve Additive Solutions

Evolve Additive Solutions manufactures additive manufacturing equipment and materials using their proprietary STEP technology. IDTechEx spoke with Steve Chillscyzn, CEO, and Cheryl Hillman, Marketing Specialist.
28 Oct 2021

ChargedEVs: Thermal Management of Batteries

The ChargedEVs online conference presents many topics around the electric vehicle (EV) market. In this subscriber-only article IDTechEx cover the presentations that focussed on battery thermal management and the related materials.
25 Oct 2021

FarmBot

American home gardening robotics company - FarmBot
31 Aug 2021

World First as 100% Hydrogen Glass Fired at Pilkington UK

In a world first, and just one week after the Government's Hydrogen Strategy was released, trials have started in the Liverpool City Region to produce float (sheet) glass using hydrogen. The natural gas fossil fuel, normally used in the manufacturing process, will be completely replaced with hydrogen - showing how industry can significantly cut carbon emissions and take a big step towards reaching net zero.
18 Aug 2021

Glass Bubbles to create Faster, More Reliable 5G Infrastructure

3M is introducing Glass Bubbles from 3M for 5G, the newest member of its high-strength hollow glass bubbles product line, provides a unique, low-loss high speed high frequency resin additive for composite materials that designers use to build 5G devices and assemblies.
14 Jul 2021

Calyos

Calyos specialises in two-phase cooling solutions. IDTechEx interviewed Ben Sutton to discuss their proprietary loop heat pipe technology for various market applications.
13 Jul 2021

Global Power Technologies

GPT manufactures generators ranging from 5 to 550 watts, using heat to produce electrical power for applications requiring up to 5,000 watts. GPT generators function on natural gas, propane, or liquefied petroleum gas to provide highly reliable, cost-effective, energy wherever needed.
8 Jul 2021

Tidal Turbine Rotors pass '20-Year Test'

Sustainable Marine's new turbine rotors have proven they can survive for two decades in the field, following rigorous tests at a leading European marine energy centre.
6 Jul 2021

Mechnano

Mechnano is a company that specializes in nanocarbon enhancers for additive manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with Steven Lowder (CEO & Founder).
6 Jul 2021

Roboze

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)
1 Jul 2021

Has the Funding for Graphene Dried up?

Practically no graphene manufacturer is making significant revenue, let alone a profit, so continued funding will still be essential - but is there still enough cash being injected?
1 Jun 2021

Electriq Power

Electriq Power are a California-based US provider of home energy storage systems.
1 Jun 2021

Neovolta

Neovolta are a California-based US company who design and manufacture residential battery storage systems.
10 May 2021

XING Mobility: Castrol and HKS

IDTechEx has previously interviewed XING Mobility at the end of 2019. Recently they have announced partnerships with Castrol and HKS. IDTechEx carried out another interview to learn more about these partnerships and how the company has faired with COVID-19.
5 May 2021

Huber Martinswerk: Thermal Additives

Huber produces a portfolio of thermal management solutions based on alumina, aluminium hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide to suit a variety of application materials and industries. The materials covered in this interview focused on Huber's solutions for thermal interface materials (TIMs).
14 Apr 2021

KYOCERA Licenses TactoTek® Injection Molded Structural Electronics

The global electronic manufacturer is first to design, develop, and produce IMSE parts in Japan
6 Apr 2021

New Silicone Adhesive for Wearable Devices on Fragile Skin

As the number of people with chronic diseases and the size of the aging population continue to grow, medical device design engineers need adhesive solutions that are both gentle and secure to help support device compliance by end users.
15 Feb 2021

G6 Materials

G6 Materials is a company, focused on the commercialisation of graphene based products, in particular with applications for air purification, functional materials electrically conductive adhesives. Thomas Lynch, Technology analyst at IDTechEx, spoke to the founder, Elena Polyakova about their work with conductive adhesives.