The Dow Chemical Company is building a quantum dot production facility in Cheonan, Korea, which Nanoco Group plc is commissioning. Nanoco is a developer and producer of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials. Nanoco’s licensing partner in the display industry is the Dow Chemical Company. Nanoco reports that the company expects to begin customer sampling of the quantum dots from the facility in Q3, 2015.
Michael Edelman, Nanoco’s CEO, commented, “We are pleased with the progress that Dow has made in the construction of the cadmium-free quantum dot plant in South Korea.Orders for cadmium-free quantum dots will continue to be satisfied from Nanoco’s production facility in Runcorn, UK, until the time that the Cheonan plant enters commercial production.”