Periodic Products Awarded Korean Patent for Conductive Polymer Technology

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – April 18, 2019

Periodic Products Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a patent from the South Korean Intellectual Property Office (no. 10-19466963) for the Company’s conductive polymer technology and related processes.

The Company’s conductive and specialty polymers are an extension of its family of proprietary polymers. Developed to be a key component of newer lightweight batteries, the technology offers manufacturers significant design and engineering advantages.

South Korea is a dominant worldwide producer of automobiles and electronics, and is anticipated to be enthusiastic adopters of the Company’s new technology. “We are excited about the applications of our technology,” said Joseph Laurino, PhD, President and CEO of Periodic Products.

South Korea is currently the world’s fifth largest producer of passenger cars, manufacturing 3.36 million units in 2018. “Reducing weight has been a fundamental challenge of battery technology, particularly in the development of electric-powered automobiles,” Laurino said. “Lightweight batteries will translate to longer distances these vehicles can travel between charges.”

“We believe our conductive polymers have the potential to radically transform the electric vehicle market,” he added.

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Periodic Products Awarded Japanese Patent for Conductive Polymer Technology

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Fort Lauderdale, FL April 4, 2019

Periodic Products Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a patent from the Japan Patent Office (no. 6446053) for the Company’s conductive polymer technology and related processes.

The Company’s conductive and specialty polymers are an extension of its family of proprietary polymers. Developed to be a key component of newer lightweight batteries, the technology offers manufacturers significant design and engineering advantages.

Japan – a dominant worldwide producer of automobiles and electronics – is anticipated to be enthusiastic adopters of the Company’s new technology. “We are excited about the applications of our technology in these two industries,” said Joseph Laurino, PhD, President and CEO of Periodic Products.

“Reducing weight has been a fundamental challenge of battery technology, particularly in the development of electric-powered automobiles,” Laurino continued. “Lightweight batteries will translate to longer distances these vehicles can travel between charges.”

Japan is currently the world’s second largest producer of passenger cars, manufacturing 8.36 million units in 2018. “Our conductive polymers have the potential to radically transform the electric vehicle market,” said Laurino.

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Periodic Products Featured in Energy Industry Journal

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – December 5, 2018

Periodic Products Inc. announced today that the Company was featured in an article in the December 2018 Edition of Natural Gas Electricity. The article, entitled “Rare Earth Metals from Fly Ash Are a Major Opportunity,” was authored by Joseph P. Laurino, PhD, the Company’s founder and CEO. The article highlighted the Company’s patented technology for the recovery of rare earth metals from coal ash.

Natural Gas Electricity is a monthly journal published for producers, marketers, and distributors in the natural gas and electricity marketplaces.

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Periodic Products CEO is Keynote Speaker at International Phosphate Research Conference

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – December 4, 2018

Periodic Products Inc. announced today that Joseph P. Laurino, PhD, MBA, was invited to be a keynote speaker at the International Conference for Research on Phosphates and Derivatives, at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, November 11-14, 2018, in Ben Guerir, Morocco.

Dr. Laurino, the Company’s founder and CEO, presented The Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Phosphate Rock and Phosphate Mining Waste Products Using a Novel Water-Insoluble Adsorption Polymer. The presentation highlighted the Company’s patented technology for the recovery of rare earth elements from several classes of waste products during Phosphate Days 2018.

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Periodic Products Awarded Mexican Patent for Plastics and Fiber Technology

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 25, 2018

Periodic Products Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a Letters Patent from the Mexican Patent Office (Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial). The patent, awarded for the Company’s plastics and fiber technology, further extends Periodic Products’ patent portfolio in the Americas.

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Periodic Products Awarded Canadian Patent for Plastics and Fibers

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 22, 2018

Periodic Products Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a patent from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. The new patent, no. 2,764,893, is for the Company’s chelation technology, including its proprietary plastics, fibers and related processes.

The Canadian patent further extends the Company’s portfolio of domestic and international patents for its family of polymers.

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Periodic Products Awarded Australian Patent for Conductive Polymer Technology

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 24, 2018

Periodic Products Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a patent from IP Australia, the Australian government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. The new patent has been awarded for the Company’s conductive and catalytic polymer technology and all related applications.

According to Joseph Laurino, CEO and founder of Periodic Products, the Australian patent significantly broadens the scope of the Company’s technology portfolio.

“Securing patent protection for our conductive and catalytic polymers represents a significant accomplishment for Periodic Products,” said Laurino. “This patent allows us to secure commercial partners for the many diverse applications of this new technology.”

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Huba to Present at EUEC 2018

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 6, 2018

Zachary Huba, PhD, Associate Director–Research & Development for Periodic Products Inc., will be presenting at the 2018 Energy, Utility & Environment Conference (EUEC) in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Huber’s presentation, “Recovery of Rare Earth Metals from Coal Combustion Residuals,” will be given Wednesday, March 7, and will focus on results from industry applications of the Company’s proprietary technologies, including Chelok® and related polymers and processes.

The EUEC is the country’s largest event of its kind, with over 2,000 attendees representing the energy industry, utilities, environmental technology companies, renewable energy companies, and regulatory and climate policy experts.

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Periodic Products Awarded Argentinian Patent

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 3, 2017

Periodic Products Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a patent from the Argentine National Institute of Industrial Property in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The new patent (patent no. AR 077300 B1) is for the Company’s chelation technology, including its proprietary polymers and related processes.

The Argentinian patent further enhances the company’s portfolio of domestic and international patents for its family of polymers.

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Periodic Products Awarded Indian Patent

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 28, 2017

Periodic Products Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a patent from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. The Patent, No. 275563, is for the Company’s chelation technology, including its proprietary polymers and related processes.

The new Indian patent further enhances the company’s portfolio of domestic and international patents for its family of polymers.

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Dr. Joseph Laurino invited to speak at American Chemical Society Presidential Symposium

Fort Lauderdale, FL – August 30, 2016

Periodic Products Inc. announced that Joseph Laurino, PhD, the Company’s President and CEO, delivered a presentation at a Presidential Symposium at the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Laurino’s presentation, entitled “Commercialization of Disruptive Chemical Technologies by an Entrepreneurial Venture,” was given as part of a chemical business best-practices symposium hosted by the American Chemical Society on August 23, 2016. The symposium highlighted small chemical enterprises with successfully commercialized products developed from new technologies.

About the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society is the world’s largest scientific society, with nearly 157,000 members. Founded in 1876, the ACS serves as the premier professional organization for chemists, chemical engineers, professionals in related fields, and global chemical enterprises.

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Periodic Products Awarded Three International Patents for Chelation Technology and Related Applications

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – July 12 , 2016

Periodic Products Inc. today announced that it has been awarded three new patents for the Company’s chelation technology, including its proprietary polymers and related processes. The patent awards are from the Russian Federation (Patent No. RU022914), the Republic of Armenia (Patent No. AM022914), and the Republic of Kazakhstan (Patent No. KZ022914).

“This region of the world contains numerous strategically important mining deposits, including several containing rare earth metals,” said Joseph Laurino, PhD, President and CEO of Periodic Products. “Securing patent protection for our metal recovery process in these countries represents a significant market opportunity for the Company.”

Periodic Products now holds 22 international patents for its family of polymers.

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Periodic Products Awarded South Korea Patent

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – July 12, 2016

Periodic Products Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a patent from the Korean Intellectual Property Office (South Korea). The Patent, No. 10-1621954, is for the Company’s chelation technology, including its proprietary polymers and related processes.

Periodic Products now holds 23 international patents for its family of polymers.

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Periodic Products Awarded Second Grant from Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 10, 2016

Periodic Products Inc. announced today that it has received a second grant from the Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research (FIPR) Institute. The grant has been awarded to develop a pilot plant using the Company’s polymer-based metal extraction technology. The facility will extract and recover rare earth metals from process water used for phosphate fertilizer production.

The Company has enlisted Penn Pro Engineering of Mulberry, FL to design and build the pilot plant.

The FIPR Institute was created by the Florida Legislature to study energy, mining and mineral processing issues impacting the state’s environment, its economy, and the health of its citizens.

“We are excited about this second research grant from the Institute,” said Joseph Laurino, Periodic Products’ President and CEO. “Metal recovery is of critical importance to the rare earth and phosphate mining industries. We look forward to demonstrating the large-scale scientific and economic viability of our metal recovery process.”

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Periodic Products to Participate in National Water Quality Symposium

Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 9, 2016

Periodic Products Inc. today announced that Joseph Laurino, Ph.D., the Company’s president and CEO, will be participating in a national water quality symposium presented at the National Environmental Health Association and HUD Healthy Homes Joint Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX, June 13-16, 2016.

Dr. Laurino will be representing both the Company and the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP). Dr. Laurino is chairman of the APSP Recreational Water Quality (RWQ) Committee.

This conference is cosponsored by the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, the Council on Foundations, and the White House. As one of many community-based public health programs sponsored by The White House, the conference is specifically charged with leading national efforts to integrate head hazard control, home weatherization and energy efficiency, and improved home environmental health.

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Laurino to Participate in Annual Meeting on Florida Water Quality

Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 7, 2016

Periodic Products Inc. today announced that Joseph Laurino, PhD, MBA, has been invited to participate in the Florida Association for Water Quality Control (FAWQC) Annual Meeting.

Dr. Laurino, Periodic Products’ president and CEO, will illustrate how the Company’s family of specialty polymers recover rare earth metals from waste products of the phosphate fertilizer industry, including phosphogypsum and process water.

FAWQC is an association of professionals dedicated to managing, improving and protecting the quality of Florida’s waters. The FAWQC meeting will be held in Naples, FL, June 15-17, 2016.

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Periodic Products Awarded Canadian Patent for Chelation Technology and Related Applications

Fort Lauderdale, FL – May 23, 2016

Periodic Products Inc. today announced that the Company has been awarded a patent from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. The Patent, No. 2,645,283, is for the Company’s chelation technology, including its proprietary polymers, plastics and fibers applications, and related processes.

“This patent allows Periodic Products to explore new opportunities for rare earth metal recovery,” said Joseph Laurino, PhD, President and CEO of Periodic Products. “Canada has a significant rare earth metal mining and processing industry. We are excited about applying our specialized polymer technology in this market.”

The Company now holds 19 international patents for its family of polymers.

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