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Report reveals global sapphire market to reach $3.01B by 2020

July 25, 2014 |

Sapphire—Apple needs it, GT Technologies is going to make it. With the anticipation of the new iTime and iPhone 6, this precious glass is gaining more attention because of the integration with more consumer products.

According to a report, “Sapphire Technology … Read More

Will 100M Sapphire-crystal Apple screens be manufactured in Arizona?

February 17, 2014 |

If the rumors are true, GT Advanced Technologies, based in Mesa, Arizona, acquired enough sapphire crystal furnaces to produce over 100 million iPhone screens in a single year.

Apple and GT Advanced Technologies partnered last year with many speculating that … Read More

Sapphire of my eye, Apple expands manufacturing to Mesa with GT Advanced Technologies in $578M deal

November 4, 2013 |

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and the Arizona Commerce Authority announced today that Apple Inc. will open a manufacturing facility in the former First Solar facility to produce the sapphire materials in partnership with GT Advanced Technologies Inc. for Apples’ electronics.

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