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October 28, 2016 News

SCI Hires Chaffee Tran as New Business Development Manager

Sputtering Components announces that it has hired Chaffee Tran as its New Business Development Manager effective November 1, 2016. 

Chaffee Tran

Tran has 19 years of experience in technical sales and business development within the thin film coating and specialty chemicals industries. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the University’s Carlson School of Management.



October 27, 2016

Sputtering Components, Inc. Releases Recorded Presentation on “Introduction to Rotary Cathodes.”

Sputtering Components announces the second informative, recorded presentation on the rotary cathode sputtering, which was released on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. “Rotary Cathodes 101: Introduction to Rotary Cathodes” was written and recorded by Patrick Morse, Senior Applications and Development Engineer with SCI.


October 5, 2016

Sputtering Components, Inc. Reports a Successful Glasstec 2016

Barry Nudelman, Dan Crowley, John Schmeling, and Scott Grubb along with several SCI representatives from Germany, China, Spain, and Korea attended the 2016 Glasstec show in Dusseldorf, Germany from September 20th - 23rd, 2016


October 5, 2016 Press Release

SCI Ships 3,000 End Blocks - A New Corporate Milestone

Owatonna, MN (October, 2016) – Sputtering Components, Inc., one of the leading rotary cathode manufacturers announced that they have shipped their 3,000th end block. “This is a great accomplishment for our company,” says John Schmeling, Director of Sales.  “