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Global Cleanroom (HVAC System, HEPA Filter, Air Shower, Air Diffuser) Technology Market - Forecast to 2019 - View full article HERE

DUBLINSeptember 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6k56nx/cleanroom) has announced the addition of the "Cleanroom Technology Market by Equipment, Consumables, Construction, & by End User - Global Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. 
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The global cleanroom technology market was valued at $2,726.9 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period of 2014 to 2019. The market is mainly driven by rising regulatory concerns regarding better quality of healthcare products and safety of working personnel in healthcare industry; an upsurge in development of new biologics, increasing demand of sterilized pharmaceutical formulations, and rising applications of cleanrooms in medical device industry. However, the customized designing of cleanrooms as per customer requirements is a major challenge for cleanroom providers. Also, the high cost associated with the installation and use of cleanrooms may restrict the growth of the market to a certain extent. 

The global healthcare cleanroom technology market is broadly categorized by technology, construction, end user, and geography. By technology, the healthcare cleanrooms are classified into two major segments, namely, equipment and consumables. These technology segments are further sub-segmented depending on the product type. 

The equipment segment is classified into Fan Filter Units (FFU), HVAC Systems, Laminar Air Flow Systems and Biosafety Cabinets, HEPA Filters, and Air Diffusers and Showers. The consumables are classified into two major segments, namely, safety consumables and cleaning consumables. The safety consumables are further segmented as apparel, gloves, and other safety consumables, while, cleaning consumables are categorized as vacuum systems, wipes, disinfectants, and other cleaning consumables. 

Based on type of construction, market is segmented into standard/drywall cleanrooms, hardwall cleanrooms, softwall cleanrooms, and terminal boxes/pass through cabinets. By end user, the healthcare cleanrooms technology market is classified as pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology industry, medical device manufacturers, hospitals, and other end users. 

The overall market is further divided into four major geographies, namely North AmericaEuropeAsia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW). These regions are further analyzed at the country level. The research report discusses about the key market drivers, restraints, and opportunities of the global cleanroom technology market and its submarkets. 

In 2013, North America contributed the largest share of the cleanroom technology market, followed by EuropeAsia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The cleanrooms market in the Asia-Pacific and Latin American region is largely driven by growing healthcare product manufacturing and government initiatives in this region. The major growth would be attributed to countries such as IndiaChina, and Brazil. However, the developed North American cleanroom technology market is expected to witness slower growth as market for new cleanroom installation is moving towards saturation. 

The prominent players in the cleanroom technology market are Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (ITW) (U.S.), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (U.S.), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.), M+W Group (Germany), Azbil Corporation (Japan) and Royal Imtech N.V. (Netherlands), Alpiq Group (Switzerland), Ardmac Ltd. (Ireland), and Taikisha, Ltd. (Japan). 


Key Topics Covered: 

1 Introduction 
2 Research Methodology 
3 Executive Summary 
4 Premium Insights 
5 Market Overview 
6 Industry Trends 
7 Global Cleanroom Technology Market, By Type 
8 Global Cleanroom Construction Market, By Type 
9 Global Cleanroom Technology Market, By End User 
10 Global Cleanroom Technology Market, By Geography 
11 Competitive Landscape 
12 Company Profiles 
13 Appendix 

Companies Mentioned:

  • Alpiq Group
  • Ardmac, Ltd.
  • Azbil Corporation
  • Clean Air Products
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company
  • Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • M+W Group
  • Royal Imtech N.V.
  • Taikisha Ltd.

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Escatec expands LED and micro manufacturing facilities

Escatec has nearly doubled the size of its ISO Class 7 cleanroom to meet the increasing need for miniaturized, multi-function components and 'smart materials/systems' with new equipment for material preparation, components creation and assemblies.
Wolfgang Plank, Escatec's Director of the MOEMS department, explained, "SSL is the main light source in every new microelectronic device, with the market offering many different products accordingly. However, highly-integrated, ultra-miniature, hi-power, specific colour/radiation LEDs for special uses are hard to source because the volumes are just not there compared to standard products. As a specialist in pioneering the use of LEDs, Escatec has built up an extensive, reliable sourcing network for base materials, from dies to custom glues and from silicones to special semiconductors to create modules and assemblies. This enables us to offer customers almost limitless possibilities for custom solutions to suit most requirements, volumes, and price points. This doubling of our Class 7 cleanroom will enable us to bring in the latest equipment to provide a world class MOEMS service for an increasing number of customers."

As part of this expansion, Escatec is increasing the number of staff in its MOEMS facility. "MOEMS is moving mainstream," concluded Wolfgang Plank, "and Escatec is one of the few contract manufacturers to have significantly invested in cleanrooms, equipment and, most importantly, skilled and experienced personnel to be able to fulfill this."  

Read more: http://evertiq.com/news/35209


Latest News regarding:  Strike Bio Purchases ISO-7 Cleanroom Pod For Personalized Drug Manufacturing

G-CON’s autonomous POD™ provides process space for Strike Bio’s bifunctional RNA technology platform for personalized medicine

G-CON Manufacturing, Inc., the manufacturer of autonomous cleanroom PODs™, is pleased to announce that Strike Bio, Inc. has selected G-CON to provide an ISO 7 cleanroom POD to further advance its specific protein knockdown bifunctional short hairpin RNA (shRNA) technology. Strike’s proprietary bi-functional shRNA expression platform has been developed to target driver genes and interacting dominant pathway and co-pathway nodes to inhibit tumor growth. This technology has been shown to be effective in several cancer therapies currently in the clinical trial process.

Building on those successes, Strike Bio is purchasing an 18’W x 42’L x 11.5’H (5.49m x 12.8m x 3.51m) standard POD for further production and development of the bifunctional technology. The POD provides approximately 468 sq.ft. (43.5 sq.m.) of cleanroom space, with a 108 sq.f.t (10.0 sq.m.) area for gowning and equipment pass through. G-CON will also provide the shipping, delivery, installation, and commissioning of the POD.

“Strike Bio is a rapidly growing company with ambitious plans for expansion as we continue to advance our platform from preclinical through clinical trials. Our selection of the POD to be able to further our technology was an easy one. There is no other solution on the market or that can be built that allows us to have the proper environment with the ability to seamlessly scale up and expand cGMP manufacturing operations in the timeframe needed and for the cost of the POD,” said Dr. Donald Rao, Director of Interference Technologies.

“We are excited to provide a POD to an innovative company such as Strike,” said Maik Jornitz, President of G-Con Manufacturing, Inc. “Personalized medicine is the future and Strike’s technology is at the forefront of this movement. Given Strike’s expectation that it will scale up rather quickly, the POD was really the only solution that would work for Strike.”

The sale of this POD is the first for G-Con in the personalized medicine field, a field that is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. In anticipation of such growth, G-Con has launched its scalable 9’W x 50’L miniPOD CT Series which includes a built in corridor system and unidirectional flow layout. Such PODs can be utilized individually or in parallel as part of a POD system.

About G-CON Manufacturing
G-CON designs and builds cleanrooms for biomanufacturing and pharmaceutical development that are comprehensive, affordable, scalable and flexible. No other product on the market or able to be built provides a better combination of such characteristics. G-CON's founders’ experience in designing, building, operating, and maintaining a variety of traditional biomanufacturing facilities and their recognition of the shortcomings of those approaches led to the creation of PODs. G-CON PODs can also be used for multiple purposes and are repurposable, instead of single purpose and fixed as are competitive offerings.

SOURCE: G-CON Manufacturing


The following news article is from June, 2014

Nordson ASYMTEK Introduces New High-Speed, High-Accuracy, Precision Fluid Dispensing System for Cleanrooms

Spectrum II Cleanroom Series improves quality, reliability, and efficiency for fluid dispensing applications sensitive to contamination such as wafer-level packaging and mobile phone camera module assembly


CARLSBAD, Calif., Jun 26, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Nordson ASYMTEK , a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN ), a leader in fluid dispensing and jetting technologies, introduces high-speed, high-accuracy, scalable fluid dispensing systems with new Class 100 (ISO 5) compatible configurations. Nordson ASYMTEK’s new Spectrum™ II Cleanroom Series was specifically created for applications that are sensitive to contamination by submicron-sized particles, such as wafer-level packaging and mobile phone camera module assembly.

The award-winning Spectrum II family of fluid dispensers has a small footprint of only 600mm wide, maximizing floor space and productivity for high-volume production environments. The modular design allows for easy adaptation and upgrading to accommodate new applications and production requirements. The Cleanroom Series includes features like a stainless steel system enclosure for easy wipe-down and maintenance and ULPA filter for down-flow ventilation for work-piece cleanliness. New Fluidmove® v6.0 software features (running on Windows® 7 Operating System) reduce operator dependency and training requirements to achieve consistent machine-to-machine performance.

Extremely accurate and repeatable X-Y dispensing enables smaller keep-out-zones (KOZs) to accommodate high-density packages, while precision Z-axis control enables tighter dispense gaps for thinner lines and smaller dots. The dispensing system offers many built-in closed-loop process controls such as an integrated weight scale, software-controlled fluid and pressure regulators, the capability to manage up to six heating stations, and patented calibrated process jetting (CPJ) and mass flow calibration (MFC) to automatically ensure volumetric repeatability during long production runs. These controls guarantee a reliable dispensing process that maximizes the total cost of ownership.

“When dispense location, weight, and volume are critical in particle-sensitive applications, there are no better fluid dispensers on the market than the Spectrum II cleanroom systems,” said Garrett Wong, Spectrum Series product manager, Nordson ASYMTEK. "You won't need to purchase completely new equipment when production needs change because these flexible, scalable systems can be configured with options and features, such as pre- and post-queue stations, dual valve dispensing, and tilt jetting, to stretch your capital equipment dollars.”

The Spectrum II Cleanroom Series is ideal for dispensing processes that are often done in a cleanroom such as wafer-level underfill dispensing, 3D packaging, chip encapsulation, dam and fill, dispensing thermal compounds, and MEMS wafer capping.

Nordson ASYMTEK will be exhibiting at SEMICON West , Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA from July 8-10, 2014 in booth 5743 . Contact Nordson ASYMTEK to make an appointment to discuss your application. For more information contact Garrett Wong at info@nordsonasymtek.com website at www.nordsonasymtek.com .

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About Nordson ASYMTEK

Nordson ASYMTEK, a world leader in precision automated fluid dispensing, conformal coating, and jetting technologies, designs and manufactures dispensing and coating systems, supported by an award-winning global applications and service network for over 30 years. To find out more, visit  www.NordsonASYMTEK.com ,www.Facebook.com/NordsonASYMTEK , or  www.Twitter.com/NordsonASYMTEK .

About Nordson Corporation

Nordson engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing and processing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants and biomaterials; and for managing fluids, testing and inspecting for quality, treating surfaces and curing. These products are supported with extensive application expertise and direct global sales and service. We serve a wide variety of consumer non-durable, consumer durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries. Visit Nordson on the web at  www.nordson.com ,www.twitter.com/Nordson_Corp  or  www.facebook.com/nordson .

Nordson ASYMTEK’s high-speed, high-accuracy, scalable fluid dispensing systems are Class 100 (ISO 5) compatible for cleanroom applications like wafer-level packaging and mobile phone camera modules.

SOURCE: Nordson ASYMTEK

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