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Compiled by Carrie Meadows
2009 CleanRooms Buyers Guide
The premier resource for buyers of contamination control products and services.
From The Editor
Show me the quality
What the heck are they teaching at the university business schools these days? Apparently, based on the brain trusts now running most of the world’s banks and corporations, it’s a curriculum pretty lean on economics and sound business practices and with a heavy emphasis on political science.
Comfort is key for cleanroom garment compliance
Merging contamination control technology with garment comfort and ease of use reduces the risks to cleanroom operations.
Alliance Targets Orthogo
Alliance targets orthogonal virus inactivation
Two German companies are cooperating to manufacture and market technology used to inactivate viruses in biopharmaceutical products.
Iest Experts Named Conve
IEST experts named convenors of new ISO 14644 nanotechnology effort
A new nanotechnology Working Group (WG), formed in September by ISO Technical Committee 209 (ISO/TC 209) Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments, will begin work in 2009 on developing standards for the nanoscale.
Shift In Wafer Manufactu
Shift in wafer manufacturing carries weight of environmental and energy concerns
A focus on environmental responsibility and energy efficiency at this year’s semiconductor manufacturing week, hosted in late October by the Sematech subsidiary ISMI (Austin, TX), could have far-reaching consequences, as the demand for greenness percolates through the supply chain.
Entegris To Cut 200 Jobs
Entegris to cut 200 jobs and close plant
As reported by Saint Paul, Minnesota-based Pioneer Press, Entegris, Inc., a supplier to the semiconductor and electronics industry, has announced it will close the larger of its two manufacturing plants in Chaska, MN, cutting 200 jobs, as the company shifts work closer to its Asian customers.
Something in the air
Cleanroom operators in life sciences and microelectronics both require compliance to ISO standards for air cleanliness and instrument performance, finding continuous monitoring systems advantageous in the battle against airborne contaminants.
Cleanroom floors ‘LEED’ the way to greener facilities
What is the impact of environmental concerns on today’s clean environments?