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Materials Development, Inc. (MDI) is an Illinois corporation founded in 2006. The company has facilities at the Technology Innovation Center in Evanston, IL and in Arlington Heights, IL.

MDI's mission is: "To develop and provide innovative materials and process technologies to clients in the glass and biomaterials markets."
Clients include National Laboratories, Universities, Government agencies and commercial organizations.  MDI specializes in solving complex problems in applied glass materials and extreme environment materials handling.
MDI is dedicated to helping its clients add value to materials-related technologies. MDI's skillbase includes: novel glass materials synthesis, development, and characterization; process design and analysis; mechanical design; and laser beam and radio-frequency heater design, optimization and construction.

MDI can help you solve your materials development and instrumentation problems.

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