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us synthetic history

Over its 30-year history, US Synthetic has worked with some of the largest names in oil and gas exploration. In the early days, US Synthetic focused on developing innovative proprietary cubic press technology for high-pressure, high-temperature diamond synthesis and manufacturing polycrystalline diamond cutters (PDC) for the oil and gas exploration industry. Read More

Press Releases

US Synthetic Bearings’ Hydropowered Humanitarian Effort Lights Up Remote Village in Nepal

Feb 25th, 2014

US Synthetic Corporation, a Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the leading provider of polycrystalline diamond products for the energy industry, announced today that its diamond bearing technology achieved the least amount of wear and lowest coefficient of friction in a recent research study on renewable energy in hydrokinetic device design conducted by the University of Alaska. US Synthetic has also teamed up with business and non-profit organizations to support a hydrokinetic energy project in a remote Himalayan village—working to provide villagers with clean, continuous, sustainable power.

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US Synthetic receives world’s top manufacturing award

Jun 21st, 2011

US Synthetic receives world’s top manufacturing award, The Shingo Prize. Industry-leading industrial diamond manufacturer is recognized for the world’s most prestigious award for operational excellence, The Shingo Prize (Video).

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Renewable Energy Advances Powered by US Synthetic Bearings

Mar 8th, 2011

US Synthetic Corporation, a leading provider of polycrystalline diamond cutters for oil and gas exploration, announced today that its bearings division was awarded a grant by the US Department of Energy.

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US Synthetic Bearings Selected to Showcase Diamond Bearing Technology at 2011 ARPA-E

Feb 24th, 2011

US Synthetic Bearings today announced its selection for the prestigious Technology Showcase at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, co-hosted by the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) and the Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI).

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US Synthetic Bearings Unveils Award-Winning Bearing Technology

May 4th, 2009

US Synthetic becomes first company to commercially market synthetic diamond radial bearing for harsh environments. Coming out of field trials with major manufacturers, this groundbreaking technology from the US Synthetic Bearings division has garnered the 2009 Spotlight on New Technology Award from the Offshore Technology Conference, and was also recognized by the 2009 Utah Innovations Awards, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council.

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USS Bearings Parent Company, US Synthetic Names Rob Galloway as Chief Operating Officer

Nov 1st, 2008

US Synthetic Corporation, an operating company within the Energy platform of Dover Corporation’s Fluid Management segment and the leading provider of polycrystalline diamond cutters (PDCs) for oil and gas exploration, announced today the appointment of Rob Galloway as Chief Operating Officer of the company.

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USS Bearings Parent Company Signs Exclusive License Agreement with Los Alamos National Laboratory

Jun 24th, 2008

US Synthetic, an operating company of the Dover Corporation (DOV: NYSE) and the leading provider of polycrystalline diamond cutters (PDCs) for oil and gas exploration, and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in Los Alamos, N.M., a multidisciplinary research institution operated by Los Alamos National Security LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy, today announced an exclusive license agreement that will grant US Synthetic rights to nanostructured thermally stable diamond silicon carbide, originally developed at LANL.

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USS Bearings Parent Company, US Synthetic Signs Exclusive License Agreement with Mitsubishi Material

May 29th, 2008

US Synthetic, the leading provider of polycrystalline diamond cutters (PDCs) for oil and gas exploration, and Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, a leading metal and material products company, today announced an exclusive license agreement that grants US Synthetic rights to thermally stable polycrystalline diamond technology that delivers superior performance.

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