Haydale Graphene Industries Plc (LON:HAYD) CEO Ray Gibbs talks to DirectorsTalk about a collaboration agreement with Everpower International Holdings Co. Ltd and the strategy to commercialise its technology. Ray explains what Haydale’s technology will be used for in the Chinese market, IP and contracts for next generation commercial products.
Ray was appointed CEO of Haydale in January 2013. Since then he has set the company strategy and defined the market focus into composites, inks/coatings and energy harvesting, culminating in a successful IPO on the AIM market in April 2014. Ray has been involved at Board level with high tech industry for over 20 years, with sales ranging from £500,000 to £500m.
Haydale Graphene Industries Plc has developed a patented scalable plasma process to functionalise graphene and other nanomaterials. This enabling technology can provide Haydale with a rapid and highly cost-efficient method of supplying tailored solutions to enhance applications for both raw material suppliers and product manufacturers. Crucially, the Haydale plasma process does not damage the material being processed. Instead it will clean up any impurities inherent in the raw material. The technology is a low energy user and is therefore environmentally friendly. The Haydale process is a patented enabling technology, allowing the Group to work with a raw material producer who seeks to add value to the base product and tailor the outputs to best service the target applications of the end user.