Nanotech Makes 2018 Growth 500 List, Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

September 24, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – September 24, 2018 – Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF) (“Nanotech” or the “Company”), a leading innovator in the research, creation and production of nano-optic structures and colour-shifting materials used in authentication and brand enhancement, has placed #266 on Canadian Business Magazine’s Growth 500 List. The list recognizes the top 500 companies in Canada on the basis of their growth over the last five years.

Nanotech continues to experience strong growth and success in 2018. In conjunction with an expansion in staff and facilities, and the launch of its breakthrough security feature product M2, Nanotech secured two important commercial agreements with Kumbhat Holographics Co. Ltd. and Holostik India Limited for the distribution of Nanotech’s KolourOptik® nano-optical and colour-shifting optical thin film products in India. 2018 has also been a year of substantial technical innovation and collaboration for Nanotech. In May the Company became the first private sector company in Canada to install and commission an electron beam (“E-beam”) lithography system. The E-beam system enables Nanotech to fabricate advanced nano-structures with unprecedented resolution and high throughput suitable to a wide range of commercial, industrial, and research applications.

“We are pleased to be named to the Growth 500 List,” said Nanotech Chairman and CEO Doug Blakeway. “This achievement is a direct result of the successful execution of our strategy and the contributions of our dedicated, talented team.” 

About Growth 500

Growth 500-Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, formerly known as the PROFIT 500, is one of Canada’s predominant entrepreneurial achievements. Canadian companies are judged on their previous five-year’s revenue growth and ranked accordingly. The complete list can be found at: https://www.canadianbusiness.com/lists-and-rankings/growth-500/2018-ranking-g500/.

About Canadian Business Magazine

Canadian Business Magazine was founded in 1928, and is a source of business information, analysis, innovation, economics, government policy and investing. Canadian Business Magazine is published by Rogers Publishing Limited, a division of Rogers Media Inc.

About Nanotech

Nanotech researches, creates and produces nano-optic structures and colour-shifting materials used in authentication and brand enhancement applications across a wide range of markets including banknotes, tax stamps, secure government documents, commercial branding, and the pharmaceutical industry. 

The Company’s nano-optic technology employs arrays of billions of nano-structures that can be impressed or embossed onto a wide range of substrate materials including polymer, paper, metal, or fabric.  By using sophisticated algorithms to direct an electron beam lithography system, the Company creates visual images and effects such as 3D, perceived movement, and can display high-definition colours including skin tones, and whites and blacks, which are not possible using holographic technology.

Additional information about Nanotech can be found at the Company’s website www.nanosecurity.ca, the Canadian disclosure filings website www.sedar.com or the OTC Markets disclosure filings website www.otcmarkets.com.

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