The Penn Regional Nanotechnology Facility (PRN) is a full-service center equipped with a wide range of state-of-the-art instrumentation for materials analysis. Nanoscale characterization of polymers, ceramics, composites, metals, electronics, and thin films is conducted using scanning, transmission, and scanning-transmission electron microscopes, atomic force microscopes, and ion scattering techniques.
Nanophase develops, manufactures and sells an integrated family of nanomaterial technologies. Nanophase produces engineered nanomaterial products for use in a variety of markets including Animal Hygiene, Automotive, Electronics, Exterior Coatings, Personal Care, Plastics, Scratch Resistant Coatings, Textiles, and Architectural Windows. The Company was founded in 1989, went public in 1997 and the common stock currently trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol NANX.