Founded in 2011 and part of the National SME share transfer system since October 2014, The Sixth Element (Changzhou) Materials Technology Co. Ltd, is a world leading manufacturer of graphene and graphene oxide. Based on strong R&D, The Sixth Element (Changzhou) Materials Technology develops continuously new graphene products and the appropriate applications. Besides graphene oxide and graphene powder products and suspensions, The Sixth Element (Changzhou) Materials Technology offers through its wholly owned subsidiary Wuxi Graphene Film (www.graphenefilm.com.cn) CVD based graphene film products for various applications like flexible screens and others.
Starting production 2011 with a pilot scale plant based on proprietary production knowledge, The Sixth Element Changzhou is today able to produce 260 t/a of graphene oxide respectively 130 t/a of graphene. The company is ISO 9001 certified since September2014.
The Sixth Element (Changzhou) holds currently for their graphene products qualifications in anti-corrosion coatings for marine applications, in automotive tyre treads, in thermoplastics and fibres. In all cases the excellent mechanical and/or electrical and thermal properties of The Sixth Element (Changzhou) Materials Technology products, adopted to the specific needs of the relevant application, are key success factors. New products for batteries, energy storage, reinforced plastics, coatings and adhesives are currently developed.