Historical News

May, 2010 – AlphaMicron receives a Manny Award for excellence in manufacturing in the Product Development category. http://www.ibmag.com/Main/Archive/Manny_Awards_Ski_Jumpers_11662.aspx

November 13, 2009 – Ohio.com includes AlphaMicron’s ski goggles and motorcycle visor insert in list of “Products made right here in Northeast Ohio”. (.pdf)

November 5, 2009 – hiVelocity highlights AMI in it’s “Innovation & Job News”. http://www.hivelocitymedia.com/innovationnews/Alphamicron%2010_22_09.aspx

October 19, 2009 – AMI is featured in Crain’s Cleveland Business Journal.

September 21, 2009 – “AlphaMicron’s Grand Opening” (video included in Kent State University’s e-Inside newsletter). http://www.kent.edu/news/video/archive/2009/alphamicron.cfm

September 15, 2009 – “Officials celebrate AlphaMicron’s new headquarters in Kent”. http://www.recordpub.com/news/article/4668170

September 15, 2009 – “AlphaMicron relocates to Centennial Research Park”. http://kentwired.com/img-src=-media/paper867/stills/nr3ss0ft.gif-img-src=-media/paper867/stills/f2952915.gif-alphamicron-relocates-to-centennial-research-park/

September, 2009 – “The Sweet Crystallization of Success”. (.pdf)

June, 2009 – AMI Gemini Motorcycle Visor Insert is featured in Motorcyclist “Best of Indy Gear” (Top New Products From The 2009 Indianapolis Dealer Expo). http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/gearbox/122_0906_best_of_indy_gear/index.html

March 17, 2009 – “Government Grants Fund Alphamicron”

February 13-16, 2009 – AlphaMicron releases the Motorcycle Visor Insert at Dealer Expo 2009, Indianapolis.

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January, 2009 – “Akuma Unveils Liquid Crystal Visors”

November 28, 2008 – Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton and AlphaMicron Chief Executive Officer Dr. Bahman Taheri announced last week that a lease agreement has been executed that will enable AlphaMicron to expand its manufacturing operations into most of Kent State’s Centennial Research Park…

November 20, 2008 – AlphaMicron, a Kent liquid crystal technology developer, will move into Kent State University’s Centennial Research Park, taking up three-quarters of the facility and enabling the company to grow…

July 10, 2008 – “AlphaMicron gets $5 million grant Money to fund study to improve energy efficiency of windows”. http://www.recordpub.com/news/article/4062042

June 14, 2005 :: High fashion show in New York, NY

December 2004 :: UVEX’s F1 Magic Ski Goggle with AlphaMicron’s VALiD lens technology has been chosen by Popular Science as a winner in its annual “Best of What’s New” issue in the Recreation category

February 2003 :: AMI is honorably mentioned in February issue of SBN Magazine Cleveland

January 2003 :: AMI is selected for an Honorable Mention in the 2003 SBN’s eVolution in Manufacturing awards

June 2002 :: Bahman Taheri, AMI’s CEO, is named a Finalist of Ernst and Young 2002 Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Northeast Ohio)

May 2002 :: AlphaMicron, Inc. is awarded the Technology Action Fund (TAF) grant.

May 2002 :: AlphaMicron, Inc. is named 2002 NorTech Innovation Award Recipient for exemplary achievement in the development of an innovative product.

March 2002 :: AlphaMicron, Inc. is selected as a winner of the Nortech 2002 Innovation Award

March 2002 :: AMI presents its Liquid Crystal eyewear technology at the International Vision Expo East in New York City

March 2001 :: AMI begins development of inspection shutters for KLA-Tencor

April 2001 :: AMI obtains an Air Force grant for development of VTVs

May 2001 :: AlphaMicron, Inc. is named recipient of the 2001 Technology Client of the Year Award, presented by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) at the 15th International Conference on Business Incubation in San Jose, CA.

October 2001 :: Mayor of the City of Kent, OH proclaims October 11 as “AlphaMicron Day” in Kent

October 2001 :: The Ohio Department of Development honors AlphaMicron Inc. with Emerging Technology Award.

April 2000 :: AlphaMicron gets an additional grant from the Air Force

June 2000 :: The Kent Area Chamber of Commerce honors AlphaMicron, Inc. with Small Business Award in the Outstanding Manufacturer category

October 1999 :: AMI enters a one-year joint development with a leading lens manufacturer

April 1998 :: AlphaMicron, Inc. is the Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Awardee for Fiscal Year 1998

January 1997 :: AlphaMicron, Inc. (AMI) is established in Kent, Ohio to carry out research and development in the area of ambiet light control for helmet-mounted displays.

January 1997 :: AlphaMicron is selected for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I with the title “Ambient Light Control Using Guest Host Liquid Crystal-Dye Systems”

April 1997 :: AlphaMicron, Inc. is the SBIR Phase I Program Awardee for Fiscal Year 1997.

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