Reliance and Vorbeck Announce Partnership to Develop Graphene-Enhanced Elastomer Products

September 13, 2016

JESSUP, Md. and MUMBAI, India, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reliance Industries Ltd, one of Asia’s top petrochemical production companies, and Vorbeck Materials Corp., a leading producer of graphene and graphene-based products, announced today that they have signed a joint development agreement to develop graphene-enhanced synthetic elastomer products. 

“Vorbeck’s ability to develop innovative graphene-based products opens the door to many potential applications,” said Bharat B. Sharma, Sr. V.P. Product Development & Technical Service (Elastomers) for Reliance’s Petrochemicals division. “We look forward to bringing products that emanate from this partnership to market.”

“We are excited to be working with Reliance, and are inspired by their commitment to innovation,” stated John Lettow, President of Vorbeck Materials.  “This collaboration will accelerate the development and commercialization of products that have the potential to have a real impact on the market.”

About Reliance Industries Ltd.
Reliance Industries Limited is India’s largest private sector company on key financial parameters. It is a significant global player in the integrated energy value chain, and has a growing presence in retail and digital services in India. Built on strong values, RIL is steadfastly rooted in the culture of safety, integrity and commitment. RIL is dedicated to its vision of partnering India’s economic growth and social wellbeing. Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Reliance owns businesses engaged in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail and telecommunications.

About Vorbeck Materials Corp.
Vorbeck Materials is a global leader in graphene products and solutions. Born out of a Princeton Research Lab, Vorbeck is now bringing products to market with some of the most well recognized brands and institutions in the world.  Vorbeck has the capability to integrate this groundbreaking material seamlessly into products that are ready to ship.  Vorbeck’s patented technology is based on single-atom thick graphene sheets: it has applicability for Antennas, RFID, Wearables, Next Generation Battery Development, Composites, and Conductive Inks. For more information, visit www.vorbeck.com or call 1-301-497-9000.

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