Business Wire

Unifrax Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for SiFAB™ Manufacturing Line

Share

Today, Unifrax, a leading manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, held a ceremonial event celebrating its first large-scale SiFAB™ Silicon Fiber Anode Battery Technology manufacturing line, which is currently under construction at the company’s north central Indiana facility.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210917005495/en/

To view this piece of content from mms.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Unifrax team celebrates SiFAB groundbreaking at New Carlisle plant. (Photo: Business Wire)

The event recognized Unifrax’s ongoing partnership with the State of Indiana and St. Joseph County, along with SiFAB’s continued progress.

Unifrax executives, along with the SiFAB manufacturing team and local and state government officials, kicked off the ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT at the New Carlisle, IN plant, with remarks by John Dandolph, president and CEO, Unifrax.

“Through the support of the State of Indiana and St. Joseph County, we have the ability to leverage our existing New Carlisle facility and add new infrastructure to significantly accelerate the timeline for supplying SiFAB to our customers,” said Dandolph. “It’s a joint effort that we wish to celebrate. And with recent data showcasing SiFAB’s positive results, we’re on track to delivering a technology that can be used in existing processes around the world to help transform the battery industry as we know it.”

The SiFAB manufacturing line was officially announced in June 2021, and earlier this month, Unifrax released data following advanced testing of SiFAB, demonstrating promising performance in multiple battery systems in addition to successful application in roll-to-roll processes in standard manufacturing scenarios.

The new line is slated to create up to 20 jobs by the end 2022, with additional growth anticipated by the end of 2023.

To learn more about SiFAB or the manufacturing line, visit www.sifab.com.

About Unifrax

Unifrax develops and manufactures high-performance specialty materials used in advanced applications, including high-temperature industrial insulation, electric vehicles, energy storage, filtration and fire protection, among many others. Unifrax products are designed with the ultimate goal of saving energy, reducing pollution and improving safety for people, buildings and equipment by delivering on our commitment to our customers of greener, cleaner, safer solutions for their application challenges. Unifrax has 37 manufacturing facilities operating in 12 countries and employs 2,700+ employees globally. More information is available at www.unifrax.com. For updates, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

For Unifrax:
Deborah L. Myers
Global Marketing Communication Director
dmyers@unifrax.com
716.812.4802

About Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

IPS acquires Linesight and partners for strategic growth18.10.2021 17:00:00 EEST | Press release

IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC, headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania and a subsidiary of Alleghany Capital Corporation, today announced that it has acquired Linesight, a multinational consulting firm headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. IPS is a large EPCMV (Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Validation) company with over 1,700 staff across 22 offices worldwide. Linesight is a fast-growing professional consultancy services organization providing project controls to data center providers, life sciences companies, commercial real estate, healthcare, hospitality, retail and residential sectors. Linesight has over 900 staff across 24 offices globally. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005645/en/ The acquisition is being approached as a future integrated partnership where IPS will leverage Linesight’s experience and expertise in particular in the data center sector and Linesight in tur

Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) Add CADMATIC Solutions to Further Support Digitalization, Data-driven Engineering, and Project Management18.10.2021 16:29:00 EEST | Press release

SFW is a provider of power, energy storage and environmental technologies and services for the global energy industry and has now entered into an agreement with CADMATIC Ltd to implement CADMATIC 3D plant design and information management solutions in their engineering projects in Finland, Poland, India, and China. The goal of the investment is to shorten lead times in design, engineering, and construction, improve the quality of design, and harmonize working methods across its international office network and subcontractors. The design and construction of a power plant is an extremely complex process that requires the integration of multiple design, engineering and construction disciplines, and many suppliers. CADMATIC software is an important element to streamline the process from design and engineering to construction and production and seamlessly integrate multiple parties in one project. Technical advantages in 3D Design, work-sharing, information management, and visualization wer

Deel Raises $425M in Series D Funding to Continue Transforming the Future of Work18.10.2021 15:45:00 EEST | Press release

Deel, the remote hiring company shattering job barriers worldwide, announced today that it has raised $425 million in Series D funding, taking the total amount raised by the company to over $630 million. The latest funding round values the company at $5.5 billion. Deel has become the highest valued company in the global hiring, payments, and compliance space with this investment. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005567/en/ Deel Interface (Graphic: Business Wire) This new funding round was led by US-based Coatue, with partners Rahul Kishore and Lucas Swisher leading the deal. Several new and existing investors also participated in this round, including Altimeter Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, the YC Continuity Fund, Spark Capital, Greenbay Ventures, Neo, and over 40 of the world’s leading operators. Since Deel’s inception in 2019, the team - growing from four to 400 employees - has been on a mission to make

William Shatner Launches Everbridge’s ‘Unlocking Resilience’ Global Leadership Podcast Series, Available Today18.10.2021 15:30:00 EEST | Press release

Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG) today announced the launch of its podcast Unlocking Resilience™: Global Leadership Series featuring William Shatner as its inaugural guest. The first-of-its-kind podcast features global influencers, government leaders, C-level executives and top healthcare experts as they discuss the confluence of leadership, technology and resilience at both the personal and organizational level. Topics will include overcoming personal challenges to create a life of resilience; effective strategies for building organizational resilience and business continuity in the face of critical events; and perspectives on the future of work, life and entertainment in a post-pandemic world, among other topics. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005565/en/ William Shatner Launches Everbridge’s ‘Unlocking Resilience’ Global Leadership Podcast Series, Available Today (Graphic: Business Wire) The Unlocking

Ferring to Present Award-Winning, Real-World Outcomes Analysis for Investigational Microbiota-Based Live Biotherapeutic RBX2660 in Patients with Recurrent C. Difficile Infection and IBD at ACG 202118.10.2021 15:00:00 EEST | Press release

Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Rebiotix, a Ferring Company, today announced they will present data from two new retrospective analyses as part of American College of Gastroenterology’s Annual Scientific Meeting & Postgraduate Course (ACG 2021). The congress will take place in Las Vegas from October 22 – 27, 2021. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005060/en/ Eligibility criteria in CDI clinical trials often are narrowly defined, excluding broader patient populations. The first presentation will explore key health outcomes of RBX2660, an investigational microbiota-based live biotherapeutic for reduction of recurrent C. difficile infection (CDI), among patients in a real-world setting. The second analysis evaluates healthcare resource utilization and medical costs among Medicare patients with CDI with or without inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as a comorbidity. Notably, one of the presentations has received The

Vertex Announces Positive Day 90 Data for the First Patient in the Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial Dosed With VX-880, a Novel Investigational Stem Cell-Derived Therapy for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes18.10.2021 14:30:00 EEST | Press release

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced positive Day 90 data for the first patient from the Phase 1/2 clinical trial of VX-880, an investigational stem cell-derived, fully differentiated pancreatic islet cell replacement therapy for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). This is the first demonstration of a patient with T1D achieving robust restoration of islet cell function from such a cell therapy. The patient was treated with a single infusion of VX-880 at half the target dose in conjunction with immunosuppressive therapy. The patient achieved successful engraftment and demonstrated rapid and robust improvements in multiple measures, including increases in fasting and stimulated C-peptide, improvements in glycemic control, including HbA1c, and decreases in exogenous insulin requirement. VX-880 was generally well tolerated. “These results from the first patient treated with VX-880 are unprecedented. What makes these results truly remarkable is that they were ac

Industrial Flow Solutions™ Announces Deal to Acquire Clearwater Controls™ to Grow IoT Solutions for Wastewater Network Management, Increase Demand for Industry-Leading DERAGGER™+18.10.2021 14:06:00 EEST | Press release

Leading industrial pumping solutions provider Industrial Flow Solutions™, headquartered in New Haven, Conn., USA, announced today the agreement to acquire Clearwater Controls Ltd.™, based in Glasgow, Scotland. Clearwater Controls offers a broad line of wastewater solutions, beginning with its leading deragging intelligent systems to solve specific pumping problems, to more advanced monitoring technology to optimize and manage entire water networks. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Clearwater Controls will retain its company name and brand. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005200/en/ Clearwater Controls' DERAGGER™ products offer intelligent efficiency and the end of ragging. Industrial Flow Solutions has announced a deal to acquire Clearwater Controls to grow IoT solutions for wastewater network management. Clearwater Controls offers a broad line of wastewater solutions, beginning with its lead

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom