Thunder Corporation and Optitune announce Strategic Partnership on easy-to-clean hard coatings for Consumer Electronics

Thunder Corporation and Optitune announce Strategic Partnership on easy-to-clean hard coatings for Consumer Electronics

August 22th  2022
Ari Kärkkäinen, CTO
Optitune Oy
Email: ari.karkkainen@optitune.com

 

Thunder Corporation and Optitune announce Strategic Partnership on easy-to-clean hard coatings for Consumer Electronics

Oulu, Finland:  Thunder Corporation and Optitune are pleased today to announce a strategic partnership that teams the market-leading strengths of each company to bring next generation easy-to-clean anti-scratch coatings to top consumer electronics brands.

Optitune is a leading producer of innovative easy-to-clean and anti-scratch nanocoatings for consumer electronics and home appliances.  They have recently developed a best-in-class coating especially for anodized Aluminum surfaces like the one used in laptop casings.  The hydro- and oleophobic properties of the coating result in a a pristine hygienic surface with a prolonged lifespan increasing the product’s sustainability.  The ready to use coating formulation is a single layer product and is typically applied using a spray process.

Thunder is a top producer of spray coating equipment for OEMs in Shenzhen, South China’s region for technology and innovation.  Their clients include producers of electronic displays and casings for leading brands in the fast-growing electronics industry.  Together Thunder and Optitune hope to create a strong alliance, accelerating the introduction of these novel coatings into leading consumer products this year.

“We have recently installed Thunder spray equipment in our laboratories which will help to expediate qualification of our material on large production lines in China” commented Optitune CTO Ari Kärkkäinen.

The global consumer electronics market size is expected to grow from US$ 724.48 billion in 2021 to US$ 1.13 trillion by 2030 at a compounding annual growth rate of 5.2% over that period.1

Thunder Corporation (Guangdong Zhenyi Intelligent Equipment Co., Ltd.), established in 2011, is a professional intelligent manufacturing integrated solution provider. Its main products include glass cover anti-fingerprint oil, tester, wide-format plasma cleaning machine, 3D curved glass AF/AG/AR ink spraying equipment, and imported PLASMA A high-tech enterprise integrating plasma machine, cover plate scratch automatic repair combined line equipment and high-end accessories sales in the electronics industry. Thunder has a single-family industrial park with a plant area of 7,000 square meters.  In 2015, the East China branch was established in Kunshan and became a “member unit” of the “Guangdong Tempered Glass Association”; in 2017, the company was officially upgraded to a joint stock limited company.

For details, please visit the official website of Thunder: www.szzhenyi.com

Optitune Oy nano-engineered coatings are designed to improve the durability, optical qualities and the sustainability of glass, plastic, and metal surfaces.  Their patented nanocoatings remain invisible to the naked eye, while providing best-in-class performance. The introduction of improved surface solutions in applications from consumer electronics to home appliances and kitchen sinks can significantly increase the life cycle of these products and provide end user with clear values: durability, sustainability, and long-lasting visual beauty.  The nano-engineered optical coatings are developed and produced at Optitune’s facility in Oulu, Finland. Optitune’s sales team is located in Asia and Europe.

For further information please visit: www.optitune.com

References

1 GlobeNewswire, March, 2022

Thunder Corporation and Optitune announce Strategic Partnership on easy-to-clean hard coatings for Consumer Electronics

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