May 19, 2022


Born to play

First Graphene Ltd in exclusive technology partnership deal with NeoGraf Solutions LLC, steps into sizeable US market

The target is to achieve and exceed the minimum yearly uptake of 10 tonnes of PureGRAPH® within 5 years with effectiveness actions in put.

To start with Graphene Ltd (ASX:FGR, OTCQB:FGPHF) has signed an exceptional technological know-how partnership deal with US-based mostly NeoGraf Remedies LLC,  the world’s primary service provider of graphite supplies to numerous industries.

This agreement presents NeoGraf with graphene items and options to increase its range and market get to in the US sector and opens the way to a sizeable US market for Initially Graphene.

The concentrate on is to reach and exceed the minimal annual uptake of 10 tonnes of PureGRAPH® inside of 5 yrs with effectiveness steps in place.

Direct route into the US

To start with Graphene controlling director and CEO Michael Bell claimed: “This deal supplies a direct route into various recognized and rising sectors in the US.

“Not only is NeoGraf a very well-known, US-primarily based corporation, but it has a robust name and associations with crucial organisations in concentrate on industries that know and recognize how graphene can benefit them.

“The deal is governed by a selection of overall performance requirements focused on producing the sector and we are enthusiastic to be creating this very long-time period, mutually useful romance with NeoGraf.”

Agreement information

The 10-year agreement to develop and expand the graphene current market in the US is matter to overall performance measures that begin with a minimum uptake of two tonnes of Initial Graphene’s PureGRAPH® products in year 1, to create and build market share.

There are solid anticipations of growth that will scale up to a 10-tonne least by year 4 and then in excess of 10 tonnes thereafter, with specific portions to be decided by an once-a-year assessment.

NeoGraf will promote the PureGRAPH® products line below its Graf-X brand, which is properly acknowledged and has an proven name in the US marketplace.

Owing to its repeatable requirements, high facet ratio platelets and availability in large volumes, PureGRAPH® was considered to be a good in good shape with the Graf-X manufacturer.

The tonnages referred to are annual obtain minimums, which if not reached would end result in the agreement reverting to a non-distinctive arrangement.

By way of illustration only, obtaining the minimal tonnage of 2 tonnes in the first 12 months would consequence in revenues of involving A$305,000 and A$375,000 on a yearly basis, based on the blend of merchandise groups requested.

Obtaining the increased anticipated minimum in calendar year 4 of 10 tonnes would end result in revenues of between A$1.5 million and A$1.8 million annually, once again relying on products blend and primarily based on existing pricing models.

These amounts are illustrations only of the potential revenue if minimal get targets are met and are not a forecast of long term revenues.

Product or service mix generating up the once-a-year tonnages – and for that reason pricing and general revenues – may well vary as NeoGraf will market First Graphene’s Australian-made items to distinct mutually agreed industry segments.

NeoGraf Remedies

NeoGraf Methods has been the entire world chief in the field for much more than 140 a long time, producing the most detailed graphite solutions since 1881.

Its merchandise are made use of to improve general performance of some of today’s most innovative systems, from lighting and audio-visual gear to spacecraft.

With its headquarters in Ohio, US, it is represented all through the Americas, Europe and Asia.