Ion Beam Milling Announces Record Third Quarter 2010

Manchester, NH (PRWEB) October 14, 2010

Ion Beam Milling, Inc., an established leader in Thin Film applications for the Microwave and Photonics Industries announces record revenues for Q3 2010 after the determination of financial results from the third quarter.

Revenues for the third quarter set a record for Ion Beam Milling with a 32% increase compared to Q3 2009.

In Q3, Ion Beam Milling expanded its customer base adding several major domestic and foreign defense and commercial customers. Customers continually cite Ion Beam Millings flexibility and its ability to work both on large scale production projects as well as small prototype efforts as key reasons for selecting Ion Beam Millings services.

Jim Barrett, President, said, “During the third quarter, Ion Beam Milling experienced a significant increase in the demand for our Thin Film Microwave and Optical Circuits which we directly attribute to the rebounding economy and increased technology spending in the commercial customer base. Our customers continue to use Ion Beam Milling circuits due to their high reliability and consistency. Ion Beam Milling employs the Ion Milling method for etching circuits which offers superior reliability and circuit to circuit consistency over alternative methods such as chemical (wet) etching.

Additionally, increased demand for Ion Beam Millings Dicing services has prompted Ion Beam Milling to add a fifth Disco DAD 321 Automated Dicing Saw to our extensive equipment base.

Our customers include many of the largest names in both the Defense and Commercial spaces.

Please visit Ion Beam Millings Guidelines & Resources Page for information and guidance on Substrates and Metallization Schemes as well as an informative whitepaper on the various options for Thermal Management Materials for Photonics and Electronic Packaging written by our founder, Robert J. Quagan who has nearly 50 years of experience in the RF, Microwave, and Photonic Thin Film Industry.

About Ion Beam Milling, Inc.

Ion Beam Milling, Inc. is a privately held company located in Manchester, NH. Established in 1982, Ion Beam Milling serves the microelectronic, microwave, and photonics communities by creating ultra-high density micro-machined devices. Ion Beam Milling utilizes photolithography and ion beam etching to fabricate electronic and mechanical elements for an array of commercial, industrial, military, photonics, and satellite applications.

Over nearly three decades, Ion Beam Milling has grown steadily and practices continuous reinvestment in our people, process, and technology. With our experience in the industry, we consider ourselves to be a partner to our customers around the world helping to create solutions tailored to their unique needs.

Ion Beam Milling is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and is a registered Manufacturer with the United States Department of State, Office of Defense Trade Controls and Compliance.

Contact Ion Beam Milling by phone at (603) 644-2326, by email at info(at)ionbeammilling(dot)com or visit our website at


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