Canatu Awarded Volume Order for Automotive Customer

Canatu’s CNT Touch Sensors will be incorporated into a new automotive model for a North American customer. Production starts immediately with first deliveries in July 2015. Canatu’s family of transparent conductive films, incorporating unrivalled flexibility and 3D formability coupled with zero haze and reflectance make them the material of choice for this growing and exciting market.

“We are delighted with this, our latest in a series of customer wins. This year we have placed a strong emphasis on the automotive sector and have seen immediate results. We see an abundance of opportunities fuelled by the robust demand for infotainment systems and HMI products. Automotive is leading the way in the charge to replace buttons, switches and knobs with sleek integrated capacitive sensing into unique and stylish 3D in car surfaces. We are very positive about the future”

Canatu VP Marketing and Sales, Erkki Soininen

With a growing demand for touch applications, Canatu’s value proposition for automotive industry is exceptionally solid and appealing. Products developed with Canatu’s flexible and 3D formable CNT material offer OEM’s the technology to replace traditional buttons with touch applications, enabling unparalleled design freedom and excellent sunlight readability due to the lack of reflections and haze, inherent to Canatu’s Carbon NanoBud transparent conductive films.


Mari Makkonen Canatu VP Marketing and Communications
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About Canatu
Canatu is a carbon nanomaterial developer creating the most advanced carbon nanotubes for industry-transforming products. The Canatu carbon nanotube (CNT) technology has been created with a unique process that ensures the required versatility and reliability for highly engineered solutions. Canatu partners with forerunner companies, together transforming products for better tomorrows with nano carbon. The company’s focus is in the automotive and semiconductor industries with the portfolio’s core spanning from ADAS heaters to 3D touch sensors and to EUV membranes. The experts at Canatu think big and create impacts on the tiniest scale – nano solutions for massive impact. Canatu’s headquarters are in Finland with sales offices also in the US, Japan and Taiwan.