Impact Coatings has opened an office in Seoul, South Korea. The new office will be a hub for R&D and sales, supporting customers and partners in the whole East Asia region.
Following a mandatory two-week Covid-19 quarantine, Will Wright, VP Sales – APAC, and Dr. Kristian Hillgren, Technology Director – Fuel cells, have now inaugurated the office.
Executing on its Korea Hydrogen Economy Roadmap 2040, South Korea is a global leader in the formation of a hydrogen society. Korean automotive giant Hyundai Motor Company is cooperating with Impact Coatings in the development of coating technology for metal bipolar plates for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV). The joint-development agreement (JDA) that was signed in October 2019 includes the opening an Impact Coatings office in Korea, providing R&D and sales resources locally.
Impact Coatings supplies world-class PVD coating technology for fuel cells, decorative coatings, plastic metallization, and reflector coatings.
Many of our customers are active in the global automotive industry.
The Seoul office moves us closer to our customers in South Korea, as well as in China, Japan, and other countries in the region.