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Harry Swan appointed to the Governing Board of Innovate UK

Harry Swan, Managing Director of Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. based in Consett, County Durham has been appointed to the Governing Board of the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK.

Innovate UK, formerly known as the Technology Strategy Board, is the UK’s innovation agency. Its goal is to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation.

The University of Manchester Graphene Engineering & Innovation Centre (GEIC) advisory panel visits Thomas Swan, a leading UK Graphene Manufacturer.

UK graphene manufacturer opens doors to GEIC design team to help inform the design of the new £60M facility.

In early January senior members from The University of Manchester’s GEIC advisory panel visited Thomas Swan in Consett, County Durham, to gain a better understanding of the process engineering, utilities, logistics, technology and safety requirements for a modern materials manufacturing facility.

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.

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