CoorsTek Building New $120 Million Center for Advanced Materials
March 22 2016
Engineered ceramics leader announces major investment to accelerate high-performance materials technology for next-generation applications
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Golden, Colorado, USA, March 21, 2016 — Paving the way for the next generation of breakthroughs in engineered ceramics, CoorsTek is investing $120 million to create a new Center for Advanced Materials in Golden, Colorado. This investment will support the rapid development of new materials — helping CoorsTek technology and manufacturing customers solve their toughest challenges with the high-performance properties of advanced ceramics.
The CoorsTek Center for Advanced Materials will be a modern facility which combines brilliant minds and the tools needed to foster this innovation:
- A state-of-the-art research and development hub outfitted with leading-edge equipment to develop innovative ceramic materials and processes for a variety of next-generation applications,
- A sophisticated analytical laboratory to provide the most comprehensive ceramic analyses available, and
- A world-class materials manufacturing facility enabling swift commercialization and volume production using the latest technologies in advanced ceramic processing.
“Colocating the materials processing facility together with research, development, and analytical teams allows close collaboration between CoorsTek experts and our customers’ experts — ensuring we provide maximum value from idea through delivery,” explains Randel Mercer, Executive VP of Global Technology and Market Development. CoorsTek serves more than 10,000 customers across 70 countries with engineered ceramic solutions that are integral to many of the world’s most demanding applications.
“CoorsTek has been a leader in engineered ceramics for more than a century,” states Michael Coors, Co-CEO at CoorsTek. “This investment will allow us to push the frontiers of technology into the next 100 years.”
“Colocating the materials processing facility together with research, development, and analytical teams allows close collaboration between CoorsTek experts and our customers’ experts — ensuring we provide maximum value from idea through delivery."
Executive VP of Global Technology and Market Development
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