Corporate News Blog

At Phononic, we are always innovating, to deliver even better cooling solutions through solid-state technology. We’re disrupting traditional refrigeration methods in optoelectronics, food & beverage, and life sciences & healthcare, while developing more efficient cooling for brand-new applications. Keep an eye on the latest developments from our team, as well as new partnerships and other news, with insights from our blog.

OFC 2019: A Quick Recap

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There were a lot of great discussions had and innovative technologies unveiled at the 2019 Optical Networking and Communication Conference (OFC). New product developments and common challenges in deployment were all uncovered and dissected, and it’s clear that thermoelectric cooling will be a major opportunity for lowering costs and raising performance in many of these… Read More

Phononic Wins 2018 BIG Innovation Award

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Phononic Wins 2018 BIG Innovation Award for Breaking the Boundaries of Solid State Cooling DURHAM, N.C. — February 9, 2018 — Phononic, a global leader in solid state cooling breaking the boundaries of semiconductor innovation, today announced it has been named a winner in the 2018 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group…. Read More

Phononic Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

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Tony Atti, founder and CEO of Phononic, Among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2017 Builders + Innovators Summit DURHAM, N.C., October 18, 2017 – Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Phononic Founder and CEO Tony Atti as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2017 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California…. Read More

Phononic Achieves ENERGY STAR® Certification!

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Global greenhouse gas pollution is continuing to rise—and at an alarming pace. Companies are increasingly moving towards clean, renewable energy sources in an effort to effectively address global warming and reduce carbon emissions in the atmosphere. While many are moving to make products compliant, we’ve been doing this for years with our line of compressor-free… Read More

Phononic Named a CNBC Disruptor for the Second Year in a Row!

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Phononic’s done it again! Last week, we were recognized for our revolutionary approach to cooling and heating, ranking #33 on the 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50. CNBC selects the 50 most innovative companies each year based on feedback from entrepreneurial experts around the world. This is the second consecutive year that we’ve made the list and… Read More

Phononic Recognized As a Global Cleantech 100 Company – Again!

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Today, Phononic was named to the 2016 Global Cleantech 100, recognized for our smart and sustainable solid-state cooling and heating solutions that reduce energy consumption as well as eliminate the need for toxic and greenhouse-gas emitting refrigerants. Given the recent international agreement to phase out the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) pollutants, Phononic is capitalizing on… Read More

New Ways to Control Your Climate

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The Energy Problem Are you one of the millions who constantly wastes money, either knowingly or unknowingly, while heating or cooling your office space, building, or home? If so, then you need to reinvest in a more efficient heating and cooling system that’s not only smaller, but quieter, and more sustainable than your current system. The… Read More

Shaking Up Tradition: The Future of Cool Is Here

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We’re happy to announce that Phononic ranked #18 on this year’s annual CNBC Disruptor 50 list for our innovative approach to cooling and heating! The list identifies the most promising, private companies whose innovations are revolutionizing the business landscape and shaking up the market. We’re honored to be named alongside other groundbreaking companies such as… Read More

Health Care Logistics and Phononic partner to bring you Evolve™


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A crucial step to the successful launch of any new product is choosing the right distributor. At Phononic, we’re thrilled to be partnering with Health Care Logistics (HCL), a healthcare industry leader – specializing in manufacturing, packaging, and distribution – for the launch of our 1.8 cubic foot compact refrigerator, now available. Operating from their… Read More

Phononic’s Internationally-Recognized Certification

Phononic’s Internationally-Recognized Certification

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Our entire Phononic team is excited to share some very big news! We’ve just met the rigorous requirements for International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 certification, the world’s most widely-recognized quality management system (QMS) certification. As the largest developer and publisher of voluntary international standards worldwide, for 60 years, the ISO remains a driving force… Read More