Experts: Rockledge electron beam facility will spur economy


Author: Ilana Kowarski
Publisher: Florida Today
Date: February 16, 2014

Mainstream Engineering has always been involved in cutting-edge research, particularly when it comes to thermal technologies.

Now, the Rockledge-based company is working on a new technology project that could bring worldwide recognition here, as well as millions of dollars in research funding and world-class scientists.

The project is called the Electron Beam Enabled Advanced Manufacturing Facility and it’s scheduled to open in June. What will make the facility unique is that its electron beam technology was previously inaccessible to those outside of classified government programs. Now the technology will be available for non-government use, presenting new opportunities for scientific research and technological innovation, said Robert Scaringe, Mainstream Engineering’s founder. Read more here.