April 18th, 2017
Saint-Gobain has invested in a new, advanced, ultra wide-web coater for reactive sputtering at its manufacturing facility in San Diego, California.
Reactive sputtering deposition is a well-established technique for depositing thin layers of metals, ceramics and oxides on to films and other materials. The state-of-the-art equipment significantly enhances NORFILM’s capability to deliver high quality and highly engineered products to customers in the industrial and life science industries.
“This new capability asset is first and foremost an engine for innovation,” says Kendall Combs, marketing director. “Not only does it give us the possibility to produce wider material but above all it is a unique platform for new product design. The new equipment allows us to develop and produce new products with superior performance. In addition, we are significantly increasing our current capacity and flexibility for better and more responsive service to our partners. The new coater also offers state-of-the-art, outstanding process controls to ensure that our customers will always enjoy consistent and exceptional product performance.”