Tech: Semiconductor play BluGlass has opened a new lab in Western Sydney
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Semiconductor stock BluGlass (ASX: BLG) yesterday opened its latest laboratory in Western Sydney.
An opening ceremony was hosted by Parramatta’s Lord Mayor Andrew Wilson and BluGlass staff. The facility is named after the late Paul Dunnigan, a company engineer and members of his family were in attendance as well.
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The lab has cost $6 million to build and will test and commercialise BLG’s semiconductor technology, which is focused on in LEDs. BluGlass’ tech is known as remote plasma chemical vapour deposition (RPCVD) and causes devices to perform better and cost less to manufacture.
“These new systems and infrastructure allow us to expand our revenue-generating epitaxy foundry services and accelerate our RPCVD development for commercial applications,” BluGlass boss Giles Bourne said.
The laboratory will also provide “the foundation for our continued negotiations with leading specialist opto-electronics manufacturers around the world.”
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