General Plasma: Innovator of the Year Award

General Plasma Inc. (GPI), a provider of thin film coating equipment for solar, architectural glass, and other industries, was named the Small Company Innovator of the Year at the Arizona Governor“s …

General Plasma Inc. (GPI), a provider of thin film coating equipment for solar, architectural glass, and other industries, was named the Small Company Innovator of the Year at the Arizona Governor“s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) an annual awards gala honoring Arizona“s technology leaders. General Plasma received the award for significant business success and technical innovation. We are thrilled to be recognized as a leading innovative company in Arizona. Arizona“s business friendly environment and our proximity to the University of Arizona have enabled our growth. We are pleased to be a part of the state“s expanding technology sector. said John Madocks, president and founder of General Plasma. There is a great opportunity for growth in today“s economy. With our patented, disruptive technology for thin film coating we are ideally positioned to benefit in the drive for new solutions. Founded in 1997, General Plasma today is an international supplier of PECVD and sputtering solutions. Building its business model around cutting edge innovation, GPI holds 11 patents, 9 additional patents pending and has published over 30 technical papers. GPI“s PECVD technologies offer a paradigm shift in the deposition of thin film coatings. Thin film coatings are a critical element of solar cells, flat panel displays, optics, DVDs, and a variety of other products.