March 19, 2014
Duralar Technologies, a global nanotechnology company and developer of the Duralar™ family of ultra-hard coatings, has leased a 5,000-sq.-ft. building in the Tucson, Ariz., area to establish its U.S. headquarters.
The company, based in Bedizzole, Italy, plans to invest $6 million in the facility, which will open in May. Thirty jobs will be created at the U.S. headquarters over the next year.
Duralar coatings incorporate proprietary diamond-based nanotechnology that provides hardness for applications in industries such as oil and gas, automotive, pulp and paper, and aerospace.