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Harry Swan named as one of the UK’s Top 100 manufacturing role models

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Managing Director receives prestigious award.

Harry Swan, Managing director of Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd, a 4th generation chemical manufacturing firm based in Consett, North East England, has been named by The Manufacturer Top 100 report as one of the UK’s most inspirational individuals within UK manufacturing.

Thomas Swan announces successful scale up of graphene plant

'UK manufacturer announces start-up of new graphene pilot line.'

Today, Thomas Swan announced the start-up of its new integrated pilot line for the manufacture of Elicarb® Graphene products. The plant is capable of producing 1kg/day of high quality, few-layer graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) by liquid exfoliation of graphite raw materials.

Read the Winter edition of 'Thomas Swan Review'

Welcome to the latest edition of ‘Review’, keeping you in touch with all the news and developments at Thomas Swan. In this issue we highlight government grants awarded for our graphene products and the importance of training and development. We spend a day with our Continuous Improvement Engineer and we open our doors to The University of the Third Age.

For all the news, simply click here to download Issue 2.

Thomas Swan awarded four government grants for graphene

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Working with leading companies in graphene application development.

Thomas Swan continues to grow and build its graphene materials business and remains committed to providing a reliable supply of high quality graphene materials. One of the key challenges facing the emerging graphene industry is identifying and optimising applications in which graphene technologies add value.

Keeping you in touch with Thomas Swan

We’re pleased to introduce our new bi-annual newsletter. ‘Review’ will keep you in touch with all the latest news and developments, providing an insight into Thomas Swan, its people and our aims. This first issue highlights our exciting plans to switch to green power; we discuss new reliable graphene products and find out what’s happening across the globe.

Thomas Swan accelerates graphene supply plans

Company brings forward timing of graphene scale-up.

Today, Thomas Swan announced plans to bring forward the scale-up of their Elicarb® Graphene products. Originally scheduled for year-end 2014, the first integrated kg/day process will now be completed by September 2014. Due to the excellent progress made in process development and the high level of commercial interest in graphene products the change in schedule was recently approved by the Thomas Swan board.

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