nanoSEC’s technology is specifically designed to improve barrier properties, increase strength, and improve heat and flame resistance of polymers.

“We are excited by this opportunity to partner with one of the most innovative developers of advanced nanomaterials,” said Paul Boulier, vice president and chief marketing officer of A. Schulman. “The agreement combines nanoSEC’s proprietary technologies with A. Schulman’s expertise in the formulation and production of plastic compounds, which will allow us to develop new products to serve a wide range of customer needs. We expect this partnership to accelerate the development of advanced, high-performance materials through our innovation pipeline.” A. Schulman’s technical teams in Europe and the Americas are currently assessing nanotechnology-based products for use in durable goods used in hand tools and transportation applications as well as high-performance agricultural and packaging films.

David Burnett, president of nanoScience Engineering Corporation, stated, “The management group at nanoSEC is very excited about demonstrating the capabilities of nanocomposites developed through our proprietary technology. Further, we are confident that a combination of the technology and the products supplied by A. Schulman will deliver a superior product and improved value to the marketplace.”

A. Schulman, Inc. is a US based supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins.