First Graphene (ASX:FGR) opens Henderson facility


by Jessica Ellerm

First Graphene Limited (ASX:FGR) Executive Director, Peter Youd, talks about the opening of the company's WA processing facility, growing awareness of its graphene capabilities and industry interest.


· First Graphene’s Henderson Graphene facility opened by MP of Fremantle, Josh Wilson, noting the enormous potential of graphene. Josh Wilson also said Graphene was a smart, cutting edge material that Australian’s should be involved in.
· The plant will be progressively commissioned in the first months of 2018. Once fully operational it could run on a 24/7 basis and produce 90-100 tonnes of graphene per annum.
· Materials expert Andy Goodwin has made significant progress with European clients, in Italy and in UK.
· First Graphene received ‘considerable interest’ at market research and emerging technologies conference, IDTechEx, in Berlin and Santa Clara.
· Chairman’s address noted, it has achieved a major milestone on its journey and built a commercial graphene facility of ‘global significance’ with a very small amount of spending.    

Jessica Ellerm

Finance News Network
Jessica joined FNN in April 2016 and presents the Australian Share Market Outlook, and reports on the morning's leading business stories. Alongside FNN Jessica is a fintech industry commentator, writing for her own blog and a number of international online publications.