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2013-12-11 08:20:28

Silex Will Develop PZT Piezoelectric Material Capability to Enable New Energy Harvesting Products JARFALLA, Sweden, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, today announced that it has been awarded a grant of nearly $1 million USD (5,8 MSEK) to develop its PZT piezoelectric material manufacturing capability to support a new class of MEMS products that enable energy harvesting directly from the vibrational energy in the environment....

2013-05-13 08:32:22

Silex Will Develop New Solutions for Through-Silicon Via Manufacture and Hermetic Wafer Bonding JARFALLA, Sweden, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, today announced that it has joined an international European Union-funded program aimed at developing a new MEMS manufacturing platform based on advanced inkjet-based printing technologies. The program, "Processes for MEMS by Inkjet Enhanced Technologies," or PROMINENT, is...

2012-11-07 08:30:57

JARFALLA, Sweden and BURLINGAME, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, announced today that A.M. Fitzgerald & Associates ("AMFitzgerald"), a MEMS product development firm, has selected Silex's SmartBlocks(TM) technology for its RocketMEMS(TM) program, a new model for designer-foundry collaboration that enables rapid and cost-effective development of MEMS sensors. Initially targeted for the pressure sensor market,...

2012-09-05 06:23:29

Danger Compared to Current Iran-Related Proliferation Concerns, Seen As More Directly Addressable by U.S. WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Physicians for Social Responsibility: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is putting U.S. nuclear non-proliferation policy at risk if it decides not to require a formal nuclear proliferation assessment as part of the licensing process for a uranium laser enrichment facility in...

2012-07-09 06:29:59

JARFALLA, Sweden, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, today announced that VINNOVA, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, has awarded a nearly 10M SEK grant towards a 30M SEK program to a consortium of 10 Swedish companies to advance high-tech manufacturing of MEMS-based gas sensing systems in Sweden - the global center of excellence for gas sensors. Silex's share of this grant totals nearly 1M SEK and will be used...

2012-04-25 02:35:36

JARFALLA, Sweden, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, today announced that it has been awarded a nearly 3 million Swedish Kronor research grant from VINNOVA, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, to develop cutting-edge ferromagnetic materials for use in MEMS devices powering next-generation smartphone applications. Demonstrating the company's proven MEMS technology development expertise and resources, Silex was...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

JARFALLA, Sweden and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, today announced it has licensed its Silex Sil-Via platform, a through-silicon via (TSV) packaging technology, to Nanoshift for use in early development of complex MEMS products. The license agreement demonstrates the growing adoption of the Silex Sil-Via technology through industry partnerships, core to Silex's strategy to enable its customers to quickly...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

JARFALLA, Sweden and BURLINGAME, Calif., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, and A.M. Fitzgerald & Associates ("AMFitzgerald"), a MEMS product development firm, today announced they have successfully reduced the traditional development time of MEMS devices for medical and biotech applications by six months. These results are based on a multi-year collaboration that combined Silex's decades of MEMS engineering experience and the...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

JArfAlla, Sweden and BOSTON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, today announced the appointment of Peter Himes as Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Alliances. Mr. Himes brings Silex more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor and foundry markets and will report to CEO Gary Johnson, with responsibility for the company's marketing, corporate communications, and strategic alliances. Tomas Bauer, previously head of...

2008-06-21 12:00:21

By Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. -- GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and a Canadian uranium producer have formed a joint venture to commercially enrich uranium for nuclear power plants. Cameco Corp., based in Saskatchewan, will invest $123.8 million to acquire a 24 percent stake in the venture, Global Laser Enrichment. General Electric will hold 51 percent and Hitachi will own 25 percent. Global Laser Enrichment is expected to achieve commercial production by 2013. Fairfield-based General...