Ceramic Industry

Ceradyne Awarded $2.3 Million In Contracts

October 9, 2000
Ceradyne, Inc. has recently received four Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contracts covering a two-year period and valued at $2.3 million. These awards were made by the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Energy and are for the development of lightweight ceramic armor for military vehicles and the development of the company's aluminum nitride compositions for microwave and linear accelerator applications.