The Cyclical Nature of the Semiconductor Industry
Monday February 10, 2020

The semiconductor industry is famous for being a cyclical industry, due to the relatively short lifespan of semiconductor items, where technology becomes obsolete quickly when new and faster applications are developed.  Upswings in the industry occur when advances are made, causing high demand and short supply of the advanced products. On the flip side, oversupply

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Staying Safe While Driving in the Winter
Monday January 27, 2020

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Top Tips for Ramping Up Your Work Year in 2020
Monday January 20, 2020

January – the month after the packed holiday season where everyone feels a little tired, confused, and unsure of where their year is heading.  But the first month of the year doesn’t have to be a complete write off, and is a brilliant time to ramp up for the year ahead before getting bogged down

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Solar Reaching Grid Parity Levels in Many Countries Globally
Monday November 4, 2019

Solar prices have been declining rapidly over the last 10 years, making the renewable energy source more and more affordable, globally.  According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), solar and wind power have already reached grid parity in a number of European countries, China, and the State of California (PV Magazine).  The key drivers behind

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How Fiber Optics Have Changed the World
Monday October 28, 2019

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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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