Vancouver, Canada – October 1, 2018 – (TSX-V: NNO) (OTC-Nasdaq Intl Designation: NNOMF) (Frankfurt: LBMB). Nano One Materials Corp., announces that Nano One Chairman, Paul Matysek, was awarded Ernst and Young’s 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year for Mining and Resources.
Mr. Matysek said “I am very excited and humbled by receiving this prestigious award. I have made a career of providing the necessary inputs in support of the electric vehicle revolution. I am more confident than ever that Nano One’s management, scientific team and ground-breaking technology will be integral in the development of future battery solutions.”
Dan Blondal, Nano One CEO, said “Paul’s proven entrepreneurial experience is a great asset to Nano One, especially now, at a pivotal stage in our growth and development.”
On a different note, Ms. Tammy Gillis, Nano One’s CFO, has resigned to pursue an opportunity closer to home, after completing an orderly transition of her day to day responsibilities to Nano One’s full time controller, Ms. Susan Pan, CPA, CMA, MBA. Mr. John Lando, Founder and President of Nano One, has taken on the role of interim CFO, effective October 1, 2018.
“On behalf of everyone at Nano One,” said Mr. Blondal, “I would like to thank Tammy for her many years’ service and we wish her every success in her future endeavors. She has left us with solid accounting practices for the execution of our business plans and going forward, we welcome John’s financial leadership.”
Nano One Materials Corp.
Dan Blondal, CEO
For information with respect to Nano One or the contents of this news release, please contact Nano One at (604) 420-2041 or visit the website at www.nanoone.ca.
About Nano One:
Nano One Materials Corp (“Nano One” or “the Company”) is developing patented technology for the low-cost production of high-performance battery materials used in electric vehicles, energy storage, consumer electronics and next generation batteries. The processing technology addresses fundamental supply chain constraints by enabling wider raw materials specifications for use in lithium ion batteries. The process can be configured for a range of different nanostructured materials and has the flexibility to shift with emerging and future battery market trends and a diverse range of other growth opportunities. The novel three-stage process uses equipment common to industry and Nano One has built a pilot plant to demonstrate high volume production, provide larger volumes of material for third party testing and has preliminary engineering plans in place for full scale production of a range of cathode materials. This pilot plant program is being funded with the assistance and support of the Government of Canada through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) and the Automotive Supplier Innovation Program (ASIP) a program of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED). Nano One also receives financial support from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). Nano One’s mission is to establish its patented technology as a leading platform for the global production of a new generation of nanostructured composite materials. For more information, please visit www.nanoone.ca
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