27 November 2019
("Versarien" or the "Company")
Textile Commercial Partnership Agreement
Versarien Plc (AIM: VRS), the advanced materials engineering group, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Commercial Partnership Agreement (the "Agreement') with the Company's textile sector collaboration partner, MAS Innovation (Private) Limited ("Twinery - Innovations by MAS"). The Agreement follows the Letter of Intent between the parties, announced on 26 July 2019, which set out the intent of both parties to enter into a formal commercial partnership.
Twinery - Innovations by MAS is part of MAS Holdings (together "MAS"), a holding company for a portfolio of businesses with a combined revenue of c.
Versarien and MAS have been collaborating since signing a collaboration agreement, as announced on 8 January 2018, to develop new garments utilising Versarien's graphene ink materials, with several prototypes already having been developed, wearer trials conducted and rigorous testing carried out by a leading
Neill Ricketts, CEO of Versarien, commented: "We are delighted to have secured a commercial partnership with MAS, a global apparel manufacturer at the forefront of innovative garment manufacture. The is the first demonstration of our graphene commercialisation strategy with a major global partner moving from the stage of having a collaboration agreement, through signing a letter of intent, to entering into a full commercial partnership agreement.
"We look forward to working with MAS and its customers to bring innovative graphene enhanced garments to the global marketplace."
Neill Ricketts, CEO
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Versarien plc (AIM:VRS), is an advanced engineering materials group. Leveraging proprietary technology, the Group creates innovative engineering solutions for its clients in a diverse range of industries. Versarien has six subsidiaries operating under two divisions:
Graphene and Plastics
2-DTech Ltd, which specialises in the supply, characterisation and early stage development of graphene products. www.2-dtech.com
AAC Cyroma Limited, which specialises in the supply of vacuum-formed and injection-moulded products to the automotive, construction, utilities and retail industry sectors. Using Versarien's existing graphene manufacturing capabilities, AAC will have the ability to produce graphene-enhanced plastic products. www.aaccyroma.co.uk
Cambridge Graphene Limited, supplies novel inks based on graphene and related materials, using patented processes to develop graphene materials technology. www.cambridgegraphene.com
Gnanomat S.L. ("GNA"), based in the Parque Cientifico
Hard Wear and Metallic Products
Versarien Technologies Limited has developed an additive process for creating advanced micro-porous metals targeting the thermal management industry and supplies extruded aluminium. www.versarien-technologies.co.uk
Total Carbide Limited, a leading manufacturer in sintered tungsten carbide for applications in arduous environments such as the oil and gas industry. www.totalcarbide.com
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