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 www.gxc-coatings.de . 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