11/13/2012 - New Way Announces Acquisition of Patent
New Way® Air Bearings announced that it has acquired ownership United States Patent #6781684, titled ‘Workpiece Levitation Using Alternating Positive and Negative Pressure Flows.' This patent was originally filed by Donald Ekhoff on November 7, 2000, and complements New Way's own innovation in the field.
New Way announced that founder, chairman, and CTO Drew Devitt will be presenting new technology for precision film handling in printed electronics applications at the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) Europe Conferences, June 10-15, in Prague, Czech Republic.
05/22/2012 - Devitt to Speak at EUSPEN Conference
New Way® Air Bearings announced that founder, chairman, and CTO Drew Devitt will be presenting during the Precision Bearing Advancements Workshop at the 12th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology Conference (EUSPEN) held this year in Nacka Strand, Sweden.
09/21/2011 - New Way Announces Air Bearings 101 Webcast
New Way® Air Bearings announced that it would host ‘Air Bearings 101' - a webcast for collegiate mechanical engineering students - on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. The webcast will cover air bearings and the fundamentals of frictionless motion, and was created specifically for an academic audience, although content is appropriate for anyone new to air bearings.
06/30/2011 - New Way Issued Patent for Air Bar Concept
New Way® Air Bearings announced that it has been issued United States Patent No. 7,908,885-B2 for its ‘Non-Contact Porous Air Bearing and Glass Flattening Device.' This new technology resolves the issue of inherent glass thickness variations by presenting the flattest possible glass surface to the process during Flat Panel Display manufacturing.
06/29/2011 - Nick Hackett Appointed to DVIRC Board
The Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC), an economic development organization committed to assisting small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises in the Philadelphia region compete and grow in the global economy, is pleased to announce the additions of Lisa McLemore and New Way's Nick Hackett to its Board of Directors.
05/12/2011 - New Way Air Bearings Launches Drew's Views Blog
New Way® Air Bearings launches "Drew's Views," the company's official blog, featuring posts by founder, chairman and chief technology officer Drew Devitt. This bi-weekly online publication will provide 24 ‘views' per year - short essays covering a range of subjects surrounding frictionless motion.
10/06/2010 - Pass-Through Vacuum Chamber Ready for Integration
The New Way Air Bearings® Pass-Through Vacuum Chamber prototype has been lab tested and is ready for alpha integration into a Novacentrix® PulseForge® 3100 Photonic CuringTM Tool to prove viability for printed electronics applications. Prototype development has been made possible by a contract award from the FlexTech Alliance.
02/04/2010 - New Way Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification
According to United Registrar Services, LLC, an independent auditing firm, New Way® Air Bearings has achieved certification in accordance with the new ISO 9001:2008 standards, meeting guidelines set out by the International Organization for Standardization. New Way was originally certified (for ISO 9001:2000) in late November of 2008.
12/15/2009 - FlexTech Announces Contract Award to New Way
This press release from the FlexTech Alliance - an organization focused on developing the electronic display and the flexible, printed electronics industry supply chain - announces that a contract has been awarded to New Way Air Bearings for the development of a non-contact vacuum seal allowing for small, but potentially wide vacuum chambers appropriate for chemical vapor deposition (CVD), physical vapor deposition (PVD) or other processes requiring deep vacuum.