|Companies - [12-37, abstract]
e.g. Alexium International Group Limited (Alexium) (OTCQX: AXXIY) announced changes to its board and leadership team.
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI), a provider of advanced lithium-ion battery technologies and systems, reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2011.
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (APNT) has unveiled the next generation of CarbAl(TM), its award-winning passive thermal management material. CarbAl(TM) is a carbon-based material with a unique combination of low density, high thermal diffusivity, and low coefficient of thermal expansion. CarbAl's unique attributes allow it to far exceed the capabilities of conventional thermal management materials, like copper and aluminum. New electroplating and surface coatings have improved its durability and functionality, making it a solution for electronics manufacturers to keep temperature under control.
Cummins Filtration (NYSE:CMI), a division of Cummins Inc., has released its revolutionary Fleetguard(R) FF5782 fuel filter with nanotechnology-based filtration media.
Dyesol (ASX: DYE), a global supplier of Dye Solar Cell (DSC) materials and technology, has raised a total of AUD $5 million, through take-up by shareholders of the recent Share Purchase Plan and a supplementary placement to sophisticated investors. The transaction was partly underwritten by Octa Phillip Securities for a total of $3 million and, consequently, there was no shortfall to the underwriter. In addition to the approximate $3.9 million of proceeds raised from the Share Purchase Plan, the Company has also placed $1.1 million in shares at 18 cents per share to sophisticated investors, comprised principally of existing sophisticated investor shareholders. The total number of shares to be issued will be approximately 27.78 million.
Integran Technologies Inc. (CA) received a repayable government investment of $399,386. In March 2012, Toronto-based Integran has licensed its nano Cobalt electroplating process (Nanovate(TM) CoP) to Montreal-based Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (PWCC) for deployment as an alternative to hard chromium electroplating in gas turbine power plant applications for aerospace use.
Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN) announced that record results from gallium nitride (GaN)-based high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) materials have been published. The advanced GaN-based materials developed at Kopin and described in a study in APL are important for improving performance of next-generation power amplifiers and power switching converters.
Landa Corporation announced the unveiling of Nanography(TM), a new digital printing category. The Landa Nanographic Printing(TM) process is a game-changing technology for mainstream commercial, packaging and publishing markets. At drupa 2012, the Company will unveil its new line-up of Nanographic sheetfed and web presses. At the heart of the Nanographic Printing process is Landa NanoInk(TM). Comprised of pigment particles only tens of nanometres in size, these nano-pigments are extremely powerful absorbers of light and enable unprecedented image qualities. Landa Nanographic Printing is characterized by ultra-sharp dots of extremely high uniformity, high gloss fidelity and the broadest CMYK colour gamut of any printing process.
MagForce AG (XETRA: MF6), a medical technology company focusing on nano-medicine in oncology announced the company's restructuring and revised corporate strategy for 2012. The company reduced its headcount from 52 employees (year-end 2011) to 30 (April 1, 2012) and expects a significant reduction in company expenses in 2012 as compared to 2011. The implemented cost reductions will enable the company to work more effectively and concentrate on clinical development activities to support the market introduction of NanoTherm(R) therapy.
Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE: PPO) reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. Sales were $763.1 million, an increase of 24% compared with $616.6 million in 2010.
Rolith, Inc., a leader in developing advanced nanostructured coatings and devices, has received Series A funding in the total amount of $5 million from DFJ VTB Capital Aurora and AGC America. Rolith will utilize the $5 million investment to step up business development in an effort to address the current market need for industrial-scale nanostructured coatings. The US $5 million investments will also be used to expand the engineering team and further research and development.
Vistec Lithography Inc. announced that Micronova Nanofabrication Centre, Finland, has selected one of its electron-beam lithography systems, Vistec's EBPG5000plusES. The leading nanotechnology laboratory in Finland aims to use for the design, development and fabrication of micro- and nanosystems. The cutting edge technology is specialized for multi-user environments and is therefore a future-proof match to the needs of Micronova.
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