BIRMINGHAM, Mich., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Magni Group has announced
a joint development agreement with Genthe -X- Coatings (GXC) a Germany-based
company specializing in coatings for transparent materials. Under the terms
of the agreement, Magni and GXC will jointly market coatings for glass,
polycarbonate and Plexiglas products. The North American focus for this
partnership includes automotive products such as lighting and non-automotive
products such as optics and safety applications.
Founded in 2000, Genthe -X- Coatings develops, manufactures and applies
nano-coatings to optical substrates enabling transparency even under difficult
conditions. GXC coatings prevent fogging, hazing and scratching. In
addition, GXC coatings provide chip protection and help to keep dirt and other
debris from adhering to the product. GXC coatings are able to perform while
keeping materials transparent. They are the preferred supplier for anti-fog
coatings on all glass headlamps. GXC developed a cutting-edge coating for
polycarbonate, which was introduced at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 2003. This
nanotechnology provides extreme performance with low film thickness and
without detriment to lighting performance. Their web address is
Founded in 1974, The Magni Group has customers on six continents. The
company's primary business is extending the customer's product life by
eliminating corrosion. In addition to corrosion control, Magni coatings can
be engineered to provide lubricity and conductivity, which can improve product
performance. Magni develops, manufactures, and applies protective coating
systems for a wide variety of metal products. Magni manufactures both solvent
and waterborne liquid coatings used for rust prevention on metal surfaces.
The primary market for Magni Group's products is the automobile industry. In
addition to selling coatings, the group also applies the coatings to
automobile parts and fasteners.
The Magni Group, Inc. is headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan. There are
two research and manufacturing sites known as Magni Industries, Inc. (Detroit,
Michigan and Independence, Kentucky), and three metal finishing plants, Depor
Industries, Inc. (Troy, Michigan), Anti-Friction Enterprises, Ltd. (Rexdale,
Ontario, Canada) and SprayTek, Inc (Ferndale, Michigan). Magni Europe, based
in Saint-Ouen, France, includes a research and development facility, sales and
marketing staffs and a manufacturing site in Schorndorf, Germany providing
full service supplier capability for Magni products to the European market.
Magni America do Sul Ltda., located in Campinas, Brazil, includes sales,
administrative, distribution and a fully equipped test lab for technical
support. Their web address is www.themagnigroup.com .
SOURCE The Magni Group