Top Trends in the Semiconductor Industry
Monday October 7, 2019

The semiconductor industry has experienced a downturn this year, but that does not mean that individual markets are not thriving.  Demand for semiconductors in China, 5G communications, autonomous vehicles, and the Internet of Things are just four of the key trends driving the semiconductor market in 2019. First, the strong market that is China is

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The Mechanism of Bioactive Glass
Monday September 23, 2019

Bioactive glass describes a group of surface reactive glass-ceramic biomaterials.  These products are bioreactive and biocompatible, and are used in the repairing of bone in the human body which are broken or diseased.  The market is growing very rapidly, with new clinical applications being developed (Ceramic Industry).   Bioglass works through surface reactions once inserted into

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5 Ways High Purity Quartz is Involved in Environmental Protection
Tuesday July 30, 2019

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5 Myths About Solar – Debunked!
Monday July 22, 2019

Myth 1:  Solar Panel Manufacturing is Environmentally Damaging Studies by the NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) have shown that the payback period in terms of energy production vs. production cost is actually <4 years.  Aside from the relatively low cost of production and quick payback period, the NREL concluded that the average US household with

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Diversity at TQC
Monday July 15, 2019

The QUARTZ Corp has found success thus far in difficult, highly technical markets due to our diverse, enthusiastic workforce.  We are founded on the coming together of two very different and diverse companies: One based in Northern Norway and the other in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina.   This merger did not only bring together

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The History of the Semiconductor Industry
Tuesday July 2, 2019

The QUARTZ Corp is a key supplier of high purity quartz sand to the semiconductor industry.  The below infographic highlights some key events in the semiconductor industry.  For more information about our high purity quartz sand, please contact us or download our datasheets.

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Weekly News Update: “Bloomberg Predicts Wind and Solar will Power Half the World and Bag $9 Trillion Investment”, Renewable Energy World
Friday June 28, 2019

Kelvin Ross reported on June 20th 2019 for Renewable Energy World that renewables (wind and solar) now are the least expensive option for adding power generation capacity in 2/3rds of the world.  Further drops in costs will see renewables powering nearly 50% of the global grid by 2050, and will get ~$9.5 trillion of investments

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Benefits of High Efficiency Modules
Monday June 24, 2019

High efficiency modules have been in high demand in the recent times. The main goal of solar projects has always been to produce the most amount of energy possible in as little space as possible. This has become even more important in recent years, which has helped to drive mono module demands. The high efficiency

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Weekly News Update: “Feds Announce Tariff Exemption for Bifacial Solar Panels”, Solar Industry
Friday June 21, 2019

Betsy Lillian reports for Solar Industry that the US Trade Representative (USTR) has announced a major update in the Section 201 trade ruling, namely that bifacial solar modules will be exempt from the tariff.  The notice was published by Jeffrey Gerrish on the 12th of June, and states that (1) bifacial panels, (2) flexible fibre

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5 Ways IOT Will Make Your Life More Convenient
Monday June 17, 2019

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