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SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. CEO Dave Arthur will be speaking at the 2009 NanoBusiness Conference on Tuesday, September 8 addressing the company's progress in commercialization of carbon nanotubes, inks and coatings.

SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. CEO Dave Arthur to Address the 2009 NanoBusiness Conference

Chicago, IL | Posted on September 2nd, 2009

The title of his presentation at the Chicago Hyatt Regency McCormick Place at 10:45 AM is," From Nanotechnology to NanoBusiness: Commercializing Carbon Nanotubes."

SWeNT is a leading developer and manufacturer of Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT) and Specialty Multiwall Nanotubes. Their new manufacturing facility, opened last year, increased single-wall carbon nanotube production capacity 100-fold and one-tenth the unit cost. Employing the low-cost CoMoCAT® process, high quality and the ability to tailor product properties
is assured.

The company recently secured a $3 million investment from Insight Technology Capital Partners, LP, (Insight) a Growth Capital Fund based in Troy, Michigan.

Arthur is a leading expert in the field of carbon nanotubes, with 25 of years experience commercializing products utilizing advanced materials.

Arthur is also president and co-founder of Chasm Technologies in Canton, Massachusetts. Chasm develops scalable manufacturing processes for coated and printed thin films and helps its customers commercialize new products using novel nanomaterials.

He holds an MBA from Northeastern University, an MS in chemical engineering from the University of Connecticut and a BS in chemical engineering from Tufts University.

Additionally, the company will have a booth in the exhibition space to meet with customers, partners and investors.

Single and multi-wall carbon nanotubes consist of a hollow cylinder of carbon with a diameter equal to approximately one nanometer - a billionth of a meter. Carbon nanotubes possess extraordinary optical and electronic properties, tremendous strength and flexibility, and high thermal and chemical stability. Today, carbon nanotubes are used in a wide range of applications in the automotive, aeronautics, electronics, displays, energy and healthcare markets.


About SouthWest NanoTechnologies
SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) is a privately-held specialty chemical
company that manufactures high quality single-wall and specialty multiwall
carbon nanotubes for a range of products. SWeNT was created in 2001 to spin
off nanotube research developed at the University of Oklahoma.

About The NanoBusiness Alliance

The NanoBusiness Alliance’s mission is to create a collective voice for the
advancing nanotechnology industry and develop a range of initiatives to
support the nanotechnology business community. Among the NanoBusiness
Alliance’s goals are the development of research and education programs,
public policy and lobbying initiatives, public awareness campaigns, and
industry support networks. The NanoBusiness Alliance has locations in New
York City and Chicago, IL and soon will be opening an additional office in
Washington, DC.

For more information, please click here

To arrange an interview with Dave Arthur regarding carbon nanotube
materials or new products from SWeNT, please call Andrew Lavin at
212-290-9540 or

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