According to a press release by Talga Resources Ltd.,
“Talga is pleased to announce that it has signed a Joint Development Agreement (“JDA”) with Chemetall, a global business unit of BASF Coatings Division, to co-develop and commercialise graphene-enhanced metal surface coatings.”
Talga will be the exclusive graphene supplier to chemetall for jointly developed products for an agreed time period.
Talga’s Managing Director Mark Thompson commented, “This contract is particularly pleasing because it not only starts our partnership commitment with Chemetall, it also validates our product and corporate strategy. The collaboration presents opportunity for Talga’s value-added graphene products to access the global protective treatments market and is a major commercial milestone for Talga’s technology. We will use this partnership as a model to develop long-term supply opportunities to other industry end users within Talga’s other target markets.”