The specialist for high-tech coating Alexium International Group Ltd., Perth/Australia, has announced the signing of a mutually exclusive Development Agreement covering the provision of Alexium’s flame retardant chemistry to Pine Belt Processing Inc. (PBP), Stonewall, MS/USA, for the treatment and supply of PA/cotton fabrics for military applications.
The agreement’s key terms cover the provision of samples, pricing, testing and the timetable for delivery of Alexium treated uniforms by PBP to the US military for limited user evaluation or “wear trial”.
Under the Development Agreement, Alexium provides PBP exclusivity to its proprietary flame-retardant treatment of PA/cotton garments for military applications. Additionally, after product validation PBP shall exclusively source its flame-retardant chemistry treatment for PA/cotton fabrics from Alexium for garments within the Field of Use. After successful completion of the Development Agreement, both parties will enter into a Supply Agreement for the final commercialized process and treatment.