The partnership between Applied Nanotech and Yonex grants Yonex the exclusive right to use Applied Nanotech's CNT composite technology in the manufacture and sale of its golf club shafts and racquets in Japan and Taiwan, and the nonexclusive rights to sell the product on a worldwide basis. Applied Nanotech has received upfront royalty and will receive ongoing royalties based on sales of Yonex's products using the technology.
ABOUT APPLIED NANOTECH HOLDINGS, INC.
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:APNT) is a premier research and commercialization organization focused on solving problems at the molecular level. Its team of PhD level scientists and engineers work with companies and other organizations to solve technical impasses and create innovations that will create a competitive advantage. The business model is to license patents and technology to partners that will manufacture and distribute products using the technology. Applied Nanotech has over 250 patents or patents pending. Applied Nanotech's website is
About Yonex Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1946, Yonex Co., Ltd. is a world leader in sporting goods, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Yonex is the world's #1 manufacturer of badminton racquets and also has a strong position in tennis racquets, golf clubs, snowboards, and other sporting related products.
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Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc.