29 September 2022
The successor of electroplating is here.
Nanofilm’s new joint venture (“JV”) with Shenzhen Everwin Precision Technology Co., Ltd (“Everwin”) is poised to shift the EV and new energy sectors away from the toxic emissions and adverse environmental impacts associated with electroplating. Named Sichuan Apex Technologies Co., Ltd (“ApexTech”), the JV will develop and offer proprietary advanced materials vacuum coating solutions aimed at next generation coating of battery components for EVs and energy storage systems. ApexTech will leverage on Nanofilm’s capabilities through the provision of proprietary equipment and technologies for coating development and mass production.
Mr Gary Ho, Group CEO of Nanofilm, commented: “Our solutions have vast potential applications with the capability to replace the current environmentally damaging electroplating process. ApexTech will allow certain advanced battery components that were previously electroplated, to now be coated with our advanced materials at cost competitive levels. It will be a new showcase of our commitment to develop solutions for sustainability issues and the application of our coating technology in a new domain.”