Aculon Hires New Business Development Director

Top Quote Aculon, a Nanotech coatings company in San Diego, has hired a new Business Development Director to work with customers in the field. Patrick Tang will help Aculon customers optimize Aculon technology to their individual applications. End Quote
  • San Diego, CA (1888PressRelease) December 19, 2014 - Aculon, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-apply nanotechnology surface modification technologies, is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick Tang as Aculon's new Director of Business Development & Application Engineering.

    "We are very excited to have Pat on board," said Edward Hughes, CEO of Aculon. "We believe Pat's 20 years of experience and expertise in finding solutions for customers in the electronics and Asian markets in particular will help propel our growth via the adoptions of our industry leading surface modification technologies. Pat will be based in the Bay Area so that he is close to the center of electronics design and work with our key accounts."

    Mr. Tang arrives at Aculon with over 20 years' experience in business development and product management with firms specializing in thin-film coatings, microelectronics, semiconductor, SMT, PCB, for the electronics, medical, automotive, mobile and connectivity markets. Prior to Aculon Pat held several senior business development roles with companies including STAT ChipPac, IMSM and Elliptic Labs. Pat has an MBA from University of San Francisco and is a licensed Chemical Engineer with training from University of California Berkeley.

    Fluent in Thai and Cantonese, Mr. Tang will play a significant role in connecting Aculon's leading surface modification technologies with customers in Asian markets.

    About Aculon:
    Aculon specializes in inventing and commercializing unique surface modification technologies for the electronics, industrial and consumer products industries. The Company's technologies use low capital intensity methods of application such as dipping and spray and do not involve a vacuum chamber.

    Key benefits of Aculon technology include:
    - Repellency - Ability to apply hydrophobic coatings, superhydrophic coatings and oleophobic coatings on surfaces to repel water, oil, and most all liquids.

    - Particle Treatment - Functionalize nanoparticles to improve many characteristics such as hydrophobicity, oleophobicity, and adhesion.

    - Adhesion - Boost the adhesion of challenging surfaces with adhesion promoting treatments.

    Aculon's applications include:
    - Aculon NanoClear - the leading nanocoating for the PCB Stencil market
    - Treatment of Optical parts - sunglasses, prescription eyewear, lenses
    - Treatment of PCB's
    - Treatment of Stainless Steel probes for use in the Oil industry
    - Treatment of Sapphire lens to repel oil
    - Treatment of Medical Devices to enhance fluidic motion
    - Treatment of Electronic testing components to prevent material build up.
    - Treatment of components for consumer products such as watches
    - Stainless Steel Coatings for numerous applications
    - Production of Hydrophobic pen applications for use in the optical market.

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