Graphene is an atomic-scale honeycomb lattice made of carbon atoms. Graphene is undoubtedly emerging as one of the most promising nanomaterial because of its unique combination of superb properties, which opens a way for its exploitation in a wide spectrum of applications ranging from electronics to optics, sensors, and biodevices.
For instance, graphene-based nanomaterials have many promising applications in energy-related areas. Just some recent examples: Graphene improves both energy capacity and charge rate in rechargeable batteries; activated graphene makes superior supercapacitors for energy storage; graphene electrodes may lead to a promising approach for making solar cells that are inexpensive, lightweight and flexible; and multifunctional graphene mats are promising substrates for catalytic systems (read more: graphene nanotechnology in energy).
Here is an overview of the most important and largest manufacturers and suppliers of graphene (in alphabetical order). For individual graphene product details, please check out our Nanomaterial Database.
2-DTech is a graphene company closely aligned with Manchester's world-leading graphene group. The company supplies the highest quality graphene and other 2-D materials internationally. They also work closely with industry and researchers to help turn scientific innovation into groundbreaking products.
The company is a graphene manufacturer and also provides application-oriented solutions by engineering 2D advanced materials into available materials and production processes in highly competitive industries.
Abalonyx is a cleantech SME with focus on graphene and graphene derivatives for use in water-treatment and nanostructured, biomimetic functional materials. The company has developed a proprietary process for production of graphene oxide.
Adnano Technologies is a supplier of various forms of graphene and multiwalled carbon nanotubes. They also provide analytical services like FESEM, TEM, AFM, FTIR, XRD, XPS, Contact Angle, BET, Zeta sizer and Master sizer.
Scientists at Ångstron Materials (a spin-off from Nanotek Instruments, Inc.) have developed a new class of nanomaterials now commonly referred to as nano-scaled graphene plates or platelets (NGPs) and NGP nanocomposites.
Applied Graphene Materials has developed a proprietary bottom up process for the production of high specification graphene. Applied Graphene Materials owns the intellectual property and know-how behind this process. They provide dispersion and product integration expertise, to deliver solutions for a wide range of applications.
Atomaterials develops and distributes advanced nanomaterials for energy storage research and developments. Their high-purity materials covers a variety of materials, including graphene, Si nanopowders, 2D semiconductors, graphene, silicon nanopowder, nanowries and high-capacity lithium-ion battery materials.
The company specializes in analytical characterization, consultancy, and synthesis of nanomaterials serving to nanotechnology-based industries, universities and institutes. They also manufacture carbon nanotubes, graphene, and various nanoparticles.
Directa Plus is a technology company pursuing the development and marketing of innovative manufacturing processes for the production of graphene. Their G+ is a continuous, simple and scalable manufacturing process which leads to products based on graphene with its specific technical characteristics.
Garmor has developed a simple yet effective method of producing edge-functionalized graphene oxide. This proprietary achievement eliminates costly hazardous waste disposal and delivers a product suitable for large scale production at commodity-type prices.
Graphene 3D Labs, Inc. is focused on the development and manufacturing of graphene-enhanced materials for 3D printing, with proprietary technologies aimed at enhancing the properties of materials currently used in 3D printers.
Graphene square was founded upon the university-industry cooperation with Graphene Research Lab (Prof. Byung Hee Hong) at Seoul National University. The company aspires to provide the best quality products and services based on leading scientific knowledge and excellent laboratory practice.
GrapheneTech develops and uses top-down processes for graphite exfoliation. This allows the production of nano-graphite and graphene of different kinds, mainly of the so called graphite nanoplatelets. The company's products can be used as a load in polymers, paints and coatings, ink and ceramic or metal composites. Its use can improve mechanical properties, provide thermal and electrical conductivity, help as diffusion barrier or improve flame retardancy.
Graphitene is a 2nd generation nanomaterials company engaged in research, development and sale of the highest quality, most advanced form of graphene: graphitene. Their manufacturing methods are designed in every phase to be massively scalable to meet the requirements of our largest focus industries that produce products such as cement and asphalt concretes, composites, protective coatings. As well as energy generation and storage businesses.
The company specializes in the unique science of graphene and its derivative materials. NanoXplore's initial focus is on applications where graphene provides significant added value and bulk quantities of high quality graphene provide a competitive advantage. Near term opportunities are in industries such as paints and lubricants, textiles, and energy.
London Graphene Ltd was established in 2013 to develop advanced energy storage applications based on high quality graphene. The company has an option on some patents from the Department of Materials at the University of Oxford on CVD graphene.
The company is active in in manufacture, supply and application of graphene related materials. They offer a range of graphene types, functionalized graphene, graphene intermediates, carbon nanotubes and nanomaterials. They provide analytical testing & engineering services for emerging nanotechnology-based products in the areas of energy storage, electronics, polymer/resin/lubricants, electronic inks and 3D printing. They also provide nanomaterial characterization & testing services like HR-TEM, FESEM, FTIR, XRD, BET, Raman Spectroscope, AFM.
A technology development and natural resource company, focused both on the development of commercial applications of graphene and on the exploration and development of a portfolio of unique quality flake graphite properties in Norway.
Quantum Corporation (QCorp) is the parent company of group of companies, head quartered in Bangalore, India. QCorp was established in 2007 with a vision to create world class Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites with strong Intellectual Property that are changing the properties of products across the globe. QCorp has developed high quality Smart Polymers, Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites as core materials for manufacturers in Telecommunications, Electronics, Drug Delivery, Conductive films, Lighting and Energy industries - without the need to change their existing processes.
RD Graphene was incorporated after winning the Scottish Higgs Edge 2016 for its transformational, patent pending Graphene manufacturing process. The invented process is disruptive as it enables the use of Graphene in an unlimited number of applications. Industry standard cycle times to produce Graphene is around 17 hours, making it cost-prohibitive for applications. RD Graphene?s truly design-for-manufacture (DFM) process creates 3D graphene at room temperature on any surface with cycle times in seconds and therefore enables high volume manufacture. Application sectors for this ground breaking technology are (bio-) sensors, energy, flexible electronics, wearables, water treatment and many more.
An established supplier of carbon nanotubes with a reputation for quality and reliability. Supplies multi-kg quantities of few layer graphene nanoplatelets and also non-carbon 2D materials such as boron nitride and molybdenum disulphide.
XG Sciences develops and produces multifunctional materials that are based on their xGnP brand graphene nano-platelets. The company manufactures these nano-platelets through proprietary techniques that allow them to control their size and surface characteristics.
Xolve (previously Graphene Solutions) is a manufacturer of purified and size selected carbon nanotubes, graphene and nanographene. The company is working to commercialize simple room temperature processing of graphene and other nanoparticle composites, solutions and coatings.