Tuesday, March 22, 2005 from 4:30pm - 6:30pm 
A joint open house hosted by AdvR, Inc., Altos, Inc., Scientific Materials Corp. S2CHIP Division, and Montana State University Spectrum Lab was held in the new facilities, located in the CFT Buildings complex (formerly VLC).

Montana Governor, Brian Schweitzer, toured the MSU-Spectrum Lab and SMC-S2CHIP Division facilities on April 06, 2005. The tour was conducted by Randy Babbitt, Director of Spectrum Lab along with Dr Ralph Hutcheson and Dr. Randy Equall from SMC.