SDCmaterials, LLC Appoints Joseph R. Bronson to the Company's Board of Directors

Jan 11, 2007, 00:00 ET from SDCmaterials, LLC

    TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SDCmaterials, LLC, the technology
 leader in innovative nanotech products, today announced the appointment of
 Joseph R. Bronson to its Board of Directors.
     "We are very pleased to have been able to attract Joe to join our
 Board," said Dr. Maximilian A. Biberger, CEO of SDCmaterials. "Joe has been
 advising the Company for the last 18 months and brings a wealth of
 financial and general management experience from his tenures at Applied
 Materials, Inc. and most recently FormFactor, Inc., which we believe will
 enable SDCmaterials as it enters a new phase of growth."
     "I am very pleased to be joining the Board of Directors of
 SDCmaterials," said Joe Bronson. "The Company has made significant progress
 and has met all of its business objectives during the initial startup phase
 of the company, and I believe that the company's nanotechnology combined
 with a strong entrepreneurial team creates the opportunity for significant
 success ahead."
     SDCmaterials' patent pending technologies are used to create novel nano
 materials, with a focus on elemental nano metals, nano alloys, carbides,
 nitrides and ceramics. SDCmaterials' CAPA, coated powder technology, and
 NANO, nano powder technology, provide an innovative and highly effective
 platform for making advanced materials e.g.: catalysts and additives.
 Applied to the development of new catalysts, SDCmaterials' unique approach
 allows for a drastic reduction in discovery time, as well as lower end
 product manufacturing costs.
     About SDCmaterials, LLC
     SDCmaterials, LLC was founded in July of 2004 to develop unique rapid
 materials discovery and development technologies. The company's main
 facilities are located in Tempe, Ariz., with additional sales offices in
 the United Kingdom and Germany. SDCmaterials currently has more than 15
 United States and foreign patents pending. For further information please
 SDCmaterials' website at
     About Joseph Bronson
     Joseph R. Bronson's most recent positions include: President and a
 member of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer since November 2004 at
 FormFactor Inc. Mr. Bronson has also served as a Director since April 2002
 on FormFactor's board. He was an executive Vice President of Applied
 Materials, Inc., a manufacturer of semiconductor wafer fabrication
 equipment from December 2000 to October 2004, and a member of the Office of
 the President and the Chief Financial Officer of Applied Materials from
 January 1998 to October 2004. Mr. Bronson served as a Senior Vice President
 and as the Chief Administrative Officer of Applied Materials from January
 1998 to December 2002, and as a Group Vice President of Applied Materials
 from April 1994 to January 1998. Mr. Bronson serves on the Board of
 Directors of two publicly traded companies, Jacob Engineering Group Inc.
 and Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. Mr. Bronson is a Certified Public
 Accountant and holds a B.S. in accounting from Fairfield University and an
 M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut.
     Mr. Bronson was inducted into the University of Connecticut's Business
 School Hall of Fame in May, 2006.
     Press Contact:
     Maximilian Biberger
     Phone:  480-966-6106 x101

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