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October 2023
Non-obvious Barriers to Innovation in Environmental Sustainability
Slava Libman

Slava Libman

FTD Solutions

November 2023
5 trends from the UPM 2023 Environmental Sustainability Panel
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

November 2023
Q&A Results with GlobalFoundries: Chemical Inhibition to Biological Wastewater Treatment
Zeph Egnasher

Zeph Egnasher

GlobalFoundries

Featured Insights
January 2024
The Rising Tide of CEDI: Why it is Outshining Traditional Ion Exchange in High-Purity Applications (Part 1)
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

January 2024
The Rising Tide of CEDI: Why it is Outshining Traditional Ion Exchange in High-Purity Applications (Part 2)
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

January 2024
News-in-Brief: January 2024
A roundup of recent semiconductor industry news relevant to the UPM Community
January 2024
Q&A Results with ElectraMet: Copper recovery from CuCMP Wastewater
Answers to your questions to this UPM 2023 innovative presentation from Electramet
Cameron Lippert

Cameron Lippert

Electramet

January 2024
The Rising Tide of CEDI: Why it is Outshining Traditional Ion Exchange in High-Purity Applications (Part 2)
Part 2 - Sponsored Content
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

January 2024
The Rising Tide of CEDI: Why it is Outshining Traditional Ion Exchange in High-Purity Applications (Part 1)
Part 1 - Sponsored Content
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

January 2024
Who gave the best presentations in UPM 2022?
At the UPM 2023 Annual Conference in San Marcos, Texas, four presentations from the previous year were awarded best presentation for their respective track. Congratulations to all involved! Here is a summary of their insights, and access to their recordings:
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

December 2023
Challenges of SiC-Containing Wastewater
Gerd Heser

Gerd Heser

Pall

Jochen Ruth

Jochen Ruth

Pall

November 2023
Q&A Results with GlobalFoundries: Chemical Inhibition to Biological Wastewater Treatment
Answers to your questions to this UPM 2023 GlobalFoundries and Farnsworth Group presentation.
Zeph Egnasher

Zeph Egnasher

GlobalFoundries

November 2023
5 trends from the UPM 2023 Environmental Sustainability Panel
Read the summary and watch the recording now.
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

October 2023
Non-obvious Barriers to Innovation in Environmental Sustainability
In an era where global ecosystems are at risk, environmental sustainability is not a choice—it's a mandate. Companies, organizations, and governments worldwide have recognized this urgency, prompting a transformative shift in global outlooks and practices.
Slava Libman

Slava Libman

FTD Solutions

September 2023
News-in-brief: August-September 2023
A roundup of the latest industry news
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

September 2023
What is Kennedy Jenks bringing to UPM 2023? A new pilot in the PFAS destruction landscape
A discussion of the pros and cons of various PFAS destruction technologies, with Charlie Liu, National PFAS Lead at Kennedy Jenks Consultants
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

Intel Water Usage: Chart
September 2023
Intel Water Usage: Chart
A visualization of Intel's global water balance
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

September 2023
What is Veolia bringing to UPM 2023? The Azoles Treatment Challenge
Why is this a challenging emerging contaminant?
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

September 2023
Digital transformation: opportunities and challenges for the semiconductor industry
UPM spoke with three experts in the field about the benefits and difficulties of integrating artificial intelligence into semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the form of digital twins. Brandon Ekberg, Principal, Facilities Science and Technology at Farnsworth Group, Josh Best, Vice President of Innovation at FTD Solutions, and Hiep Le, Chief Technology Officer – Eastern Region at Gradiant gave their thoughts on how artificial intelligence will shape the future of the semiconductor industry.
Georgia Bottomley

Georgia Bottomley

Global Water Intelligence

Chart of the month: National semiconductor spending plans
September 2023
Chart of the month: National semiconductor spending plans
National governments have been releasing strategic documents and passing funding relating to the semiconductor industry in recent years.
Georgia Bottomley

Georgia Bottomley

Global Water Intelligence

July 2023
Expert Q&A – Driving Yield and Reliability Solutions in the Semiconductor Industry
In the June 2023 UPM webinar, six esteemed semiconductor industry experts discussed challenges and cutting-edge progress for liquid contamination control. Here are Q&A responses from during and after the webinar.
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

July 2023
What are the benefits of collaborative delivery models for wastewater treatment plants?
Major semiconductor industry players are still building and starting up new facilities, and massive growth still is expected for the industry over the course of the next decade. Vincent Como, Engineering Sponsor at Kiewit, speaks to UPM in an interview about the expertise and insights which Kiewit will bring to the UPM 2023 roundtable discussions.
Vince Como

Vince Como

Kiewit

June 2023
News-in-brief: June 2023
A roundup of essential industry news from May-June 2023
Orla McCoy

Orla McCoy

Global Water Intelligence

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