November 8, 2014

Who We Are

Malachite Technologies delivers fully-integrated equipment and process solutions that help customers bring material science breakthroughs from the lab to the factory floor. Primarily serving the semiconductor, solar, and optical industries, we help organizations from small university labs, to Fortune 500 companies accelerate their internal engineering and manufacturing programs.

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Our experience allows us to serve our clients with a variety of materials engineering solutions:

  • Design and fabrication of ultra-high vacuum and atmospheric pressure chambers.

  • Nanoparticle synthesis

  • Physical vapor deposition (PVD) coating systems

  • Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) coating systems

  • Custom plasma source design for research and large area systems

Every project is unique – and we are used to being flexible – but as a reference point, our native tools for equipment development are:

  • Mechanical machine design and documentation in SolidWorks.

  • Electrical design documented in either SolidWorks or AutoCAD.

  • FEA in Nastran.

  • Purchased components chosen for short lead-time and deep support.

  • 100% incoming inspection on machined or other custom components.

  • State-control (PLC) and GUI written in structured text according to IEC61131-3.

  • Higher-level software integration via Python or C-flavors.

  • Factory-level aggregation and analytics through partners.

  • Full supply chain tracking and ERP.