Directa Plus logoDirecta Plus was established in 2005 in Italy to develop innovative nanomaterial production processes. The company developed its own exfoliation process (which they call G+) that can be used to produce super-expanded graphite, pristine GNPs, water-dispersed GNPs and fine nanographite powder (all of them marketed under the G+ brand).

In 2014, the company inaugurated its 30-ton graphene plant in Lomazzo, Como. In April 2015 Directa Plus received a grant of €5.5 million. The company is involved with several projects and is providing its materials for textile makers, 3D printing, bicycle wheels and environmental applications.

Directa Plus is a public company that trades in the UK AIM (DCTA:L).

Company Address: 
c/o Parco Scientifico Tecnologico Como
Cavour 2
22074 Lomazzo CO
Italy

The latest Directa Plus graphene news:

Directa Plus announces plan to raise over $9 Million

Directa Plus has announced plans to raise £7 million (around USD$9,445,000) in a share placing to help accelerate the development of its graphene-based products.



“Directa Plus has made consistent progress towards its goal of commercializing its graphene products and processes with a high quality, growing roster of customers,” said Sir Peter Middleton, Directa Plus non-executive chairman. “The fundraising will enable the company to accelerate that progress by providing funds for investment in what the board considers to be exciting opportunities".

Directa Plus set to sign air and water filtration development deal

Directa Plus has reported its plan to sign an agreement with a global chemicals and materials group, to co-develop products targeting the air and water filtration markets. The company remains unnamed, but is said to be “a major player in the non-woven materials industry” that is based in Italy.

The deal is set to run for an initial period of 12 months and will see the two parties collaborate exclusively to develop specific products for the global air and water filtration markets. If the initial collaboration is successful and the technical results are achieved, the two companies will negotiate a technical and commercial partnership agreement.

Directa Plus' graphene coatings used in two collections displayed at the Milan Design Week

Directa Plus has announced that its new G+ graphene coatings are being used in two collections at the Milan Design Week. During the event, designers, architects, creatives, producers and brands in furniture and upholstery and interior design show their new products and creations.

The graphene product is being displayed by two Italian companies: Plinio il Giovane, a central Milan based producer of high-end furniture and upholstery, and Danese Milano, a subsidiary of lighting company Artemide. The G+ coating has been used for Plinio il Giovane’s chairs and sofas and Danese Milano’s desk pad.

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