Zyvex Announces First Certified Nanotube Supplier

Jun 25, 2004, 01:00 ET from Zyvex Corporation

    RICHARDSON, Texas, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyvex today announced that
 Southwest Nanotechnologies, Inc. (SWeNT(TM)) of Norman, Oklahoma has
 successfully met the requirements of the Zyvex Supply Chain Certification
 program.  Zyvex's comprehensive program verifies quality and batch-to-batch
 consistency using market-accepted analytical tests.
     SWeNT's Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs), made with its patented
 CoMoCat(TM) process, can now be incorporated into Zyvex's NanoSolve(TM)
 additive products, especially for polymer composite applications.
     "Our customers demand quality product.  As such, we must demand quality
 raw materials for our NanoSolve(TM) products," said Zyvex President Thomas A.
 Cellucci.  "Southwest Nanotechnologies has demonstrated their robust, scalable
 manufacturing technology with its documented and controlled processes.  They
 also have a proper order fulfillment system as well as sound capital planning
 and sources."
     "We are excited about working with a nanotechnology leader like Zyvex,"
 said Howard Barnett, CEO of Southwest Nanotechnology, Inc.  "We believe
 partnerships like this are key to speeding market adoption of carbon nanotube-
 based materials."
     SWeNT is the first company to be certified under this program.  Zyvex is
 working with a number of other leading nanotube vendors and will announce
 additional vendors as they become certified throughout the remainder of 2004.
     The Supply Chain Certification process is an integral part of Zyvex's
 ability to provide high-quality nanomaterials solutions for customer
     About the Companies
     Zyvex Corporation, based in Richardson, Texas, is the first molecular
 nanotechnology company.  Zyvex's vision is to be the leading worldwide
 supplier of tools, products, and services that enable adaptable, affordable,
 and molecularly precise manufacturing.  Zyvex commercializes nanotechnology to
 address real-world applications with high-growth potential.  Zyvex carries its
 scientific breakthroughs into key commercial applications in the area of
 materials, tools, and structures.
     Contact Information
     For more information regarding Zyvex's Supply Chain Certification Program
 and NanoSolve(TM) Product Line, contact Dr. Mark Banash, Senior Engineer, at
 mbanash@zyvex.com or by phone at 972.235.7881 (ext. 279).
     For media information, contact Katharine Green, Director of Corporate
 Communications, at kgreen@zyvex.com or by phone at 972.235.7881 (ext. 220).
 Zyvex is at http://www.zyvex.com .
     NanoSolve is a trademark of Zyvex Corporation.  SWeNT(TM) and CoMoCat(TM)
 are trademarks of SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc.

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