In Singapore the biggest diamond factory in the world
Editing: Dimitris Stamoulis
The company producing artificial laboratory diamonds IIa Technologies has its headquarters in Singapore, recently announced that it has launched the “world’s largest diamond factory.” This is a total factory area of 18,000 square meters.
Company spokesman stressed that the building is designed and constructed in such a way to be energy efficient and commercially viable, while on site will be manufactured colorless diamonds, high quality type IIa.
The company Pure Grown Diamonds, which is headquartered in New York and was previously known as Gemesis Inc. before being renamed last July, is the largest distributor of artificial diamonds IIa Technologies, and both companies are owned by IIA Holdings Group.
The CEO of Pure Grown Diamonds, Lisa Bissell, noted that diamonds of IIa Technologies except that bear no relation to illegal trade that fuels civil wars around the world, offered at a cost that is 30% to 40% lower than with genuine diamonds. He added with a sense that “these diamonds are identical to diamonds mined from the subsurface of the earth the various companies, with the only difference being focused on their point of origin...”
Apart from the larger diamonds plant world, Technologies IIa company revealed that will create and “Centre of Excellence” in Singapore. This is a research center dedicated to diamonds which will aim to further develop the technology and research related to various industries and uses diamonds, beyond the jewelry industry, clock and other luxury goods.
“The investments in Singapore Technologies II creates new opportunities for research on the use of diamonds in high-tech applications such as high-precision cutting tools, quantum computing data storage, optical imaging and radiation detection,” he said the Lim Kok Kiang, the Economic Development Council of Singapore.