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NanoRidge MaterialsSigns Contract for New Defence Armour

25 July 2010

NanoRidge Materials has partnered with Riley Solutions to manufacture and supply specialised nanotechnology enhanced armour for the US Department of Defense.

As part of the partnership, Riley Solutions, Inc. is moving their headquarters from North Carolina to Houston, Texas, resulting in NanoRidge Materials, Inc. expanding into a 55,000 sq. ft. facility in the Houston area and creating 300 new jobs for the region within the next three years.

According to NanoRidge Materials, the companies are delivering a groundbreaking armour for rigorous testing against the small arms fire, based on blended layering which fundamentally improves the armour’s resilience to impact and penetration