CRG is pleased to announce that two CRG scientists, Dr. Richard Hreha and Benjamin Vining, are named as inventors on a new patent. “Chemical Mechanical Polishing Pad and Methods of Making and Using Same” is US Patent No. 8,221,196 B2. This patent, which was issued to Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, is the culmination of an R&D effort to develop IP and advance the state of the art in shape memory chemical mechanical polishing pads. CRG team members continue to work with customers to develop innovations and IP in various industries. CRG holds 14 patents of its own.