India Resources to supply 2 ceramic disc filters to Hindustan Copper

The ceramic disc filter for copper concentrate dewatering was supplied by Nuclear Industry Yantai Tong Xing Industrial Company Limited and commissioned from August 2008 at the IRL concentrator at Mosaboni, where copper ore from Surda mine is concentrated.

OSRAM ceramic lamps now has 100W systems

Halogen metal halide lamps with OSRAM’s patented Powerballtechnology are effective thanks to their superior light output, excellent colour rendering, long life and reliability. This is enabled by the spherical Powerball ceramic burner which sets the standard compared with cylindrically shaped burners in terms of light distribution, colour stability and luminous flux loss.

Murata buys Panasonic Electronic Devices’ MLCC unit

Murata Manufacturing Company Ltd., supplier of ceramic passive components, purchased the multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) business from Panasonic Electronic Devices. Murata will acquire PEDs’ technology, distributors and customers, aiming to increase its international competitiveness in the MLCC market.

Ballard cuts one-fifth of staff in fuel cell operations

Ballard Power Systems announced on Thursday an organizational restructuring, resulting in the elimination of 85 positions at its Burnaby, BC and Lowell, MA locations, representing approximately 20% of its workforce.

Paumanok Publications offers capacitor market share report

This $995 report is the 2009 FY analysis of market shares in the worldwide capacitor industry. Each capacitor market and shares by dielectric, including ceramic, aluminum, tantalum, paper & plastic and EDLC capacitor market shares. Each dieelctric is firther broken own into key sub-segments of the marketplace, including for example, in ceramics- market shares in high capacitance MLCC versus picofarad MLCC; market shares in specialty ceramic capacitors; and in aluminum; market shares in conductive polymer; radial and axial, screw terminal, etc.