AeonClad Coatings Gets Investment From Patagonia

Austin-based AeonClad Coatings, a developer of advanced materials and coatings, has scored an investment from outdoor products firm Patagonia. According to Patagonia, it has taken a 15 percent equity stake in AeonClad, whose products include water-repellent down technology being used by Patagonia in its products. AeonClad is developing a plastma-enhanced, chemical vapor deposition process which deposits thin films directly onto surfaces. The company's technology is being used for medical devices, drug formulation, industrial coatings and other specialty products. More information »