CALIX accelerates US growth with in-country acquisition

Chemical technology company Calix (ASX: CXL) has accelerated its penetration of the US market with the completion of the purchase of wastewater treatment business Inland Environmental Resources (IER). The company supplies magnesium hydroxide liquid (MHL) for use in the food processing, municipal and industrial wastewater treatment markets in the Pacific Northwest and Mid-West markets. The…

It is award season for science, innovation and good design

Major awards for science, innovation and design kick off this week with nominations opening for two prestigious prizes. Through the annual Good Design Awards program, Good Design Australia recognises and celebrate excellence in cutting edge design and breakthrough innovation. The awards recognise good design, design innovation and design impact in a number of fields including…

Strategic Elements progresses printable electronics

Perth company Strategic Elements has demonstrated its nanocube data storage device (pictured) to a major printed electronics conference in Finland involving 50 companies in the field of printable electronics. The company’s Sydney product engineers, at its subsidiary Australian Advanved Materials, have been working with the University of New South Wales, CSIRO and VTT Finland to…