Electrolyte Technology Leader Boulder Ionics Becomes CoorsTek Fluorochemicals

GOLDEN, Colo., June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CoorsTek Specialty Chemicals announced today that Boulder Ionics, a technology leader in advanced electrolyte salts and additives that enhance the performance of lithium-ion (Li-ion) cells, next-generation batteries, and ultracapacitors, has been renamed CoorsTek Fluorochemicals. CoorsTek Fluorochemicals combines CoorsTek expertise in high-volume manufacturing and proven ability to be the partner of choice for the world's leading technology and manufacturing companies with the high-throughput chemical synthesis technology developed at Boulder Ionics. 

"CoorsTek is extending our engineered materials expertise in the specialty chemicals sector to bring even greater value to our existing customers and to serve entirely new ones," explains Michael Coors, CEO - Defense, Technology, and Ventures at CoorsTek. "The strengths of CoorsTek coupled with this new fluorochemical processing technology have great potential to help make the world measurably better - enabling safer, longer lasting, and higher performance batteries for electric vehicles, portable electronic devices, grid-scale storage, and more." 

"We are excited about becoming CoorsTek Fluorochemicals," states Dr. Jerry Martin, founder of Boulder Ionics and now President of CoorsTek Fluorochemicals. "The CoorsTek name, and the global company behind it, greatly enhance our ability to partner with the broad range of customers and markets who can capitalize on our technology. We look forward to enabling even greater advancements in "beyond lithium-ion" batteries and ultracapacitors for consumer electronics, automotive, defense and energy markets where CoorsTek has long been established."

About CoorsTek Fluorochemicals 
CoorsTek Fluorochemicals develops and manufactures advanced electrolytes, ionic liquids and specialty fluorochemicals used in lithium-ion cells, next-generation batteries, and ultracapacitors. Innovative high-throughput synthesis technology supports the production of specialty chemicals that make the world measurably better. Visit us at coorstekchem.com.

About CoorsTek
CoorsTek makes the world measurably better as the partner of choice for technology and manufacturing companies worldwide whose success requires the unique, high-performance properties of products manufactured from engineering ceramics and advanced materials. CoorsTek products and components touch people's lives through amazing solutions to global challenges in energy, transportation, information technology, healthcare, and defense, among others. For more information about CoorsTek, including production information, its history since 1910, and locations throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, visit coorstek.com.