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Beneq Announces Significant Developments in US Operations

Published on October 26, 2010 at 5:28 AM

Beneq, leading provider of industrial thin film equipment and technology based on atomic layer deposition (ALD) and aerosol coating, is proud to announce significant developments in its US operations.

In order to answer to the growing need for quality ALD equipment in the US, and to better address its North-American customers, Beneq, Inc. (USA) has relocated to new facilities in Atlanta, GA. The new quarters offer amenities necessary for a growing business to function seamlessly at the customer interface and cope with the increased demand for Beneq thin film equipment. The new location also offers room for future expansion of Beneq operations in the US, including a service network.

Furthermore, Beneq has within the past months received ALD equipment orders from major US governmental bodies: the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Chesapeake Beach, MD, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO, and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) in Argonne, IL. Beneq is proud to add these distinguished organizations to its list of preferred customers and welcomes them to the prestigious world of Beneq ALD.

Mr Jukka Kohtala, Director of Sales, Beneq USA, says: "It is truly gratifying to experience the growth of Beneq in America in such a tangible way. The expansion of our business in America, as I see it, is a natural result of the sales and marketing initiatives we have launched, the acclaimed thin film equipment we can provide and the growing amount of demanding customers that know what they really want and who can deliver."

Beneq Oy, based in Finland, is a supplier of equipment and coating technology for global markets. Beneq turns innovations into success by developing applications and equipment for cleantech and renewable energy fields, especially in glass, solar and emerging thin film markets. Coating applications include optics, barriers and passivation layers, as well as energy generation and conservation. Beneq also offers complete coating services. The coating applications of Beneq are based on two enabling nanotechnology platforms: Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) and aerosol coating (nHALO® and nAERO®).

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