Join Us!

We are proud to say that we are growing and so is our list of clients. Therefore we will soon start to look for a senior key account manager preferably with experience from the automotive industry. This strategic key-role will be responsible for strengthening the ANS presence on the German market by developing existing client relationships. Are you the right candidate for this position, or do you know someone who is? Let us know.

ANS has recently employed a new development engineer, Emil Edin. Emil has a Masters degree in Engineering Physics oriented towards Materials Engineering from Uppsala University. Prior to his employment at ANS he wrote his Master thesis at ANS as part of an internal development project and was subsequently hired. Emil’s work at ANS currently involves client project development. A second development engineer recruitment will also be made during Q2.

ANS Goes West

After an exciting and eventful spring with several new partnerships, ANS is now working with almost all major European automotive OEMs and some large tier1 suppliers. ANS continues to grow and establish new strategic partnerships throughout Europe and are proud to announce that two new partnerships have been signed in North America.

ANS has embarked on a joint project together with Ford Research Center in Aachen and the honing machine manufacturer Gehring – aiming to assess the potential of the Triboconditioning® technology for future engine development. Within this project, pilot production trials have been carried out in an industrial environment for cylinder bores for the Ford GTDi Sigma engine. Results of the project will be presented at VDI Cylinder Bore Conference in Baden-Baden, Germany (June 19-20, 2012).

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Boris Zhmud, CTO at Applied Nano Surfaces
Phone: +46 70 937 13 10

Koenigsegg and ANS

The award winning ANS technology for cylinder bores (ANS Triboconditioning®) can now be found under the hood in the extreme Koenigsegg Agera and Agera R. The surface treatment reduces friction and wear, and supports Koeningsegg’s ambition to even further develop the world’s fastest serial produced car. For more information read the pressrelease.

Read more about the improvements on Koenigsegg Agera and Agera R, or in one of the automotive magazines: Motor Authority, Motorward or Automotorsport (in Swedish).

ANS hires a new sales director – Hanna Olsson. Hanna will be responsible for sales and marketing as ANS expands into new geographical regions as well as new application areas.

Christan Strondl has joined the ANS management team as Implementation Manager, and will be responsible for our customer implementation projects. Christan has a PhD degree in Applied Physics, and has previously worked for Sandvik Coromant, Hauzer and ChromoGenics.

ANS, one of the Top 25 Nordic Cleantech Start-ups.
ANS has been listed as one of the top 25 Nordic cleantech companies by Cleantech Scandinavia. The jury consisted of 31 highly competent venture capitalists and specialists in the Nordic cleantech sector, and ANS is now a part of a competition called Nordic Cleantech Open. The final will take place in Copenhagen in April.
Read the full report here or the press release here.