Feb. 14, 2005 — Pyrograf Products Inc. of Cedarville, Ohio, has signed an agreement with the Electrovac Group, establishing the Austrian firm as the sole distributor of the Pyrograf-III carbon nanofibers in Europe.
Along with distributing Pyrograf’s carbon nanofibers, Electrovac has added the multifunctional materials to polymer master batches to produce engineered plastics with improved electrical conductivity and mechanical properties.
The announcement marks the second international distribution agreement for Pyrograf. The firm also has a distribution agreement with GSI Creos Corp. of Tokyo, Japan, which covers the Asian market.
Pyrograf holds the exclusive license to manufacture, sell and distribute Pyrograf-III, a carbon nanofiber developed by Applied Sciences, Inc., of Cedarville, Ohio. Applied Sciences focuses on research and development of innovative carbon-based materials. Pyrograf focuses on making scaleable, low-cost techniques to produce high-quality carbon nanomaterials.