News & Events

December 10, 2018 Event

2019 Exhibition Schedule

Sputtering Components is exhibiting at a number of trade shows and conferences in 2019. We look forward to seeing you there. 


December 10, 2018

Five receive service milestone awards

Besides reducing costs of hiring and training, high employee retention means satisfied, experienced employees are producing quality products for their customers.

Here at Sputtering Components we are proud of our employee retention record.

Recognized this year for milestone years of dedicated service are, from left to right: Greg Halvorson, Service Manager (5 years); Eric Sundve, Material Handling (5 years); Mike Johnson,…


October 19, 2018

Sputtering Components now a member of the Bühler Group

Owatonna, MN USA, October 1, 2018 – Sputtering Components Inc. (SCI) has become a member of the Bühler Group. Bühler has purchased all shares from the previous owners.

Sputtering Components Inc. – Member of the Bühler Group, will operate as an independent business unit within the vacuum coating business area of Bühler Leybold Optics.

“We have intensively worked with SCI for many years,” said Antonio Requena,…


October 10, 2018

Consider donating to the SVCF’s Jim Colbridge Memorial Technical Scholarship

On behalf of Society of Vacuum Coating Foundation (SVCF) Board Chairman Bill Meredith of Sputtering Components and the rest of the SVCF Board, we wanted to convey the somber news of the sudden passing of TELEMARK’s Jim Colbridge.

Jim Colbridge

The SVCF has set up Memorial Technical Scholarship in Colbridge’s name.

Colbridge, who was a Sales Manager at TELEMARK since 2012, was not only a…


September 28, 2018

Sarah Williams accepts SCI application engineering position

Sarah Williams has accepted a full-time position with the Sputtering Components Engineering Team as a Senior Applications Engineer.

Sarah Williams

In this role, Williams is responsible for ensuring SCI customers receive the technical information and support required to determine which SCI products best fit their needs. She will also ensure SCI rotary cathode systems are effectively installed, integrated and operated to maximize the efficiency and…