SANTA ROSA, Calif., October 19, 2010 —  Thermal Technology, a leading manufacturer of vacuum and high temperature furnace systems, recently received an order from a Chinese lighting company.  The furnace, which has a maximum temperature of 1800°C, will be used to manufacture filaments and lamp components.

“Thermal Technology has designed and manufactured furnaces specific to the lighting industry in the past,” says Matt Mede, Thermal Technology president and CEO.  “Our product offerings have unique capabilities enabling our customers to produce components for ceramic metal halide lamps.”

Thermal Technology designs and manufactures crystal growing systems and high temperature vacuum and controlled gas laboratory and production furnaces for the advanced processing of metals, ceramics, glass, quartz and crystal growing systems.  Thermal Technology has over 60 years of experience and more than 3000 installations in 40 countries.