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Matteson-Ridolfi to Distribute SWeNT’s Specialty Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Products in the US

SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of carbon nanotubes based in Norman, OK, announced today it has contracted Matteson-Ridolfi to distribute its SMW™ Specialty Multiwall carbon nanotube (CNT) products in the United States. Matteson-Ridolfi, Inc. is a premier distributor of specialty chemicals, polymer additives, pigments and resins, based in Riverview, MI.

According to Rick Jansen, VP of Sales at SWeNT: “We feel fortunate to have found sales representation of the quality and experience of Matteson-Ridolfi. This partnership will greatly improve our sales coverage in a territory that contains many key customers for our SMW materials.” Added SWeNT CEO, Dave Arthur: “Our SMW materials are being qualified in a wide range of applications including conductive plastics, reinforced elastomers, battery electrodes, anti-corrosive coatings, and thermally conductive compounds. Given their sterling track record over the past half-century, Matteson-Ridolfi is perfectly suited to help us grow our USA sales in 2014 and beyond.”

These sentiments were shared by Scot Westerbeek, President of Matteson-Ridolfi: “SWeNT’s Specialty Multiwall materials are a perfect fit for our existing product lines. We believe these products are positioned for extraordinary growth, and we’re looking forward to developing the market for these remarkable materials in an exciting array of commercial technologies.”

About SouthWest NanoTechnologies

SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) is a leading manufacturer of single-wall, few-wall and multi-wall carbon nanotube materials for printed electronics, energy storage and composites applications. Via its patented CoMoCAT® catalyst technology and scalable, low-cost manufacturing methods (based on fluidized-bed, catalytic CVD), SWeNT produces carbon nanotubes with superior control over structure, purity, and optoelectronic properties. For more information, please visit, or call 405-809-6262.

About Matteson-Ridolfi

Matteson-Ridolfi, Inc. is a leading distributor of specialty chemical for manufacturers worldwide. The company has delivered continued growth by forming partnerships with raw material suppliers in the coating, adhesive, plastic, ink, lubricant, cleaner, battery and pharmaceutical industries, as well as expanding its geographical coverage to include the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and New England states. Matteson-Ridolfi is a member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors and maintains ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Quality Management System. For more information please visit, or call 734-479-4500.

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