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Metal-free, low-cure-temp e-coat offered

| Materials

PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has introduced POWERCRON ADVANTEDGE™ electrocoat in North America. Continue reading

Industry’s first 900-V SiC MOSFET introduced

| Renewable Energy

Durham, N.C.-based Cree Inc., a provider of silicon carbide (SiC) power products, has introduced the industry’s first 900-V MOSFET platform. Continue reading

Biofuel developers can thrive despite cheap oil, says report

| Renewable Energy

While biofuels had obvious appeal when oil prices were well over $100 a barrel, the plummet in oil prices to $50 levels can threaten the cost-competitiveness of alternative fuels. Continue reading

Energy Department awards nearly $10 million for efficient lighting development

| Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department (DOE) has announced nine R&D projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development, and U.S. manufacturing. Continue reading

Ship & Shore Environmental CEO wins 2015 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

| Air/Emissions

Ship & Shore Environmental Inc., a Long Beach, Calif., woman-owned, certified business providing air pollution capture and control systems for industrial applications, has announced that its founder and CEO, Anoosheh Oskouian, has been named among the winners of the 2015 Ellis Island Medals Of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO). Continue reading

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