Nanotech Makes Business in Vancouver’s List of Fastest-Growing Companies

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – September 18, 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 been listed as one of B.C.’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Business in Vancouver Magazine, moving up to #24 from #50 in 2017. Nanotech has received recognition for this accomplishment in each of the past three years.

Nanotech has experienced significant growth and success in 2018. The Company added staff in key roles across marketing, finance, and product development and undertook a considerable increase in facility space. Nanotech launched its breakthrough security feature product M2 at the Banknote Conference in May in Dallas, Texas. Based on the Company’s patented KolourOptik® technology, M2 received glowing reviews, with attendees remarking that its visual effects were “striking, compelling, and unprecedented”.

“It’s an honour to be named to Business in Vancouver’s list of Fastest-Growing Companies”, said Nanotech Chairman and CEO Doug Blakeway. “This achievement is a direct result of the progression and execution of our business strategy and the contributions of our dedicated, talented team.”


B.C. companies are assessed on their revenue growth and ranked accordingly, each having to meet the entry criteria of at least $50,000 in revenue in 2013 and at least $1 Million in 2017 to qualify. The full list can be found at:

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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, the Canadian disclosure filings website or the OTCMarkets disclosure filings website

Nanotech Security Corp.: Canada Investor Relations: U.S. Investor Relations:
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