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Impact Coatings Will Provide PVD Coating Equipment to Boyuan for Fuel Cell Metal Plates

Impact Coatings and Shangdong Boyuan New Energy Technology Development (Boyuan) have signed a non-binding letter of intent. According to the Letter of Intent, Boyuan has chosen Impact Coatings as its key provider of PVD coating equipment. It will be used to manufacture fuel cell bipolar and monopolar plates at Boyuan's manufacturing facilities in China, Mexico, and other locations.

Boyuan specializes in precise forming technology for fuel cell metal plates. Boyuan intends to invest in coating equipment from Impact Coatings for all of its manufacturing facilities, beginning with the one in China. Impact Coatings' Letter of Intent shows its commitment to continue developing coating materials, equipment, and processes. It is intended to address the future market need for cost-effective coatings for metal plates used in fuel cells.

“We are proud to have been selected as a strategic supplier of PVD coating solutions by Boyuan, a manufacturer of metal bipolar plates. Our selection demonstrates the benefits of Impact Coatings’ full-service offering of PVD solutions for the hydrogen industry, supporting our customers all the way from development to volume production,” said Jonas Nilsson, CEO at Impact Coatings.

“Hydrogen energy is regarded as the ultimate clean energy, and the market for hydrogen-electric fuel cell vehicles is expected to grow at a high pace, not least in China. Boyuan is committed to supporting the fuel cell industry globally with components using the best technical solutions and partnering with strategic suppliers. Impact Coatings has proven to provide both high-performance coatings for bipolar plates and cost-efficient PVD production equipment,” said Feng Hao, general manager of Boyuan.

Source: Impact Coatings



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