The BAT coded aperture mask
is about the size of a pool table, the largest and most intricate ever fabricated," said Ed Fenimore of Los Alamos National Laboratory, N.
based Buckbee-Mears aperture mask
and medical stent businesses to International Electron Devices (USA), LLC, a New York limited liability company.
This long string of quarterly increases reflects the ongoing shift in the company's sales mix toward high-margin aperture mask
and eyewear lens products.
operation, which is being phased out to enable BMC to focus on growing its Vision-Ease optical lens business.
The operating results of the aperture mask
group in the third quarter were affected by a longer-than-normal annual maintenance shutdown at its New York manufacturing facility, due to the installation of improvements to a mask production line to allow the manufacture of high-resolution computer monitor masks.
The strongly improved operating income of the aperture mask
group was driven by increased volumes of high-margin masks for large-screen color televisions, those manufactured out of a nickel alloy (invar) for high-performance sets, and medium resolution computer monitor masks.
OTCBB:BMMI) announced today that it will phase out its Buckbee-Mears aperture mask
operation in Cortland, N.
NYSE: BMC) today announced a $26 million agreement for providing aperture mask
production equipment and related technology to a manufacturing facility in the Peoples' Republic of China.
Burke added that the aperture mask
group benefited from a shift in its European sales mix toward higher margin masks for large-screen color televisions.
With worldwide aperture mask
capacity continuing to exceed demand, aperture mask
prices remain under pressure.
The improvement was due primarily to BMC's Cortland, New York, aperture mask
operation and Vision-Ease Lens operation exceeding last year's first quarter performance and this year's plan.
For measurements of samples in Reflection, aperture masks
of 30, 8 and 3mm are available.