Indium Corp. recently announced that it has acquired a new manufacturing facility, located in Rome, N.Y. The plant is currently being outfitted to expand production capacities of Indium Corporation's range of compounds, including indium-, gallium-, germanium-, and tin-based materials.
"Our 11th plant is our largest facility in the world. It is designed to address the continuous growth and technical development of the company to suit evolving market needs, " said . Paul C. Ragusa, CPE,Facilities Engineer.
The company said the expansion is due to its growing global success with supplying materials to industries such as solar photovoltaic, flat panel display, semiconductor, optical fiber, LED, and others.
Th plant's enhanced capabilities which inclues state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment, processes, and analytical capabilities will enable the company Corporation to convert a wider range of feed materials into high-purity compounds and provide recycling of customers' reclaim streams.
"This major expansion enables us to simultaneously enhance our process efficiencies, product quality, and product range. We will soon be able to deliver a very large share of the world's demand for high quality compounds," said Claire Mikolajczak, director of Metals and Compounds, Indium Corp.
Indium Corp. is a premier materials supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, solar, thin-film, and thermal management markets. Products include solders, preforms, and fluxes; brazes; sputter targets; indium, gallium, germanium and tin compounds, and high purity metals; and Reactive NanoFoil. Founded in 1934, Indium Corporation has global technical support and factories located in China, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the U.S.