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September 20, 2017 News

After Hurricane Irma: AIMCAL R2R Conference Update

AIMCAL R2R Conference organizers were notified by the Naples Grande Hotel that the conference space, specifically the ballroom, will not be repaired in time from the damage caused by hurricane Irma. While a disappointment to those who were looking forward to Naples, there is also some good news:

The Saddlebrook Resort and Spa, Tampa, FL is able to accommodate the meeting during the same dates, October…


September 11, 2017 News

Greg Halvorson is new SCI service manager

Sputtering Components engineer Greg Halvorson has recently been promot­ed to Service Manager. In this role, he will be SCI’s focal point for worldwide service.

Greg Halvorson

Besides driving service issues to closure, Halvorson will manage service con­tracts and create and deploy product training and education to enhance SCI customers’ product installation, maintenance and repair experience.

“This is both a challenging and…


September 7, 2017 News

Sputtering Components releases new, smaller Swing Cathode™

Sputtering Components’ popular Swing Cathode™ is now available in a compact design. The smaller footprint allows for more flexibly in vacuum chamber design and for more cathodes in a system. 

“Our market research shows a solid demand for this product,” said Chaffee Tran, New Business Development Manager at SCI. “It complements our two larger Swing Cathodes™ and SCI’s rotary cathode product line as a whole.”

Used with cylindrical targets and static substrates, Swing Cathodes™ have…