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CINCINNATI (Jan. 3, 2018) — Imagine charging your devices simply by placing them on a Formica® Laminate surface. It will soon be possible, with the announcement today that Formica Group and ConvenientPower Systems have formed a strategic partnership in the development of scalable wireless charging infrastructure. Together, the companies expect to bring new solutions to market in 2018.
The partnership brings together two global companies known for innovative leadership. Formica Group is a worldwide leader in the design, development and manufacturing of surfacing products for residential and commercial spaces. ConvenientPower Systems is recognized for its leadership in wireless power charging technologies and products that offer new dimensions in freedom and convenience for users of mobile electronics.
“ConvenientPower Systems has the proprietary technology to deliver seamless wireless power, and Formica Group is known for innovations in surfacing design. Together, we look forward to bringing wireless charging solutions to market as partners and fellow members of the Wireless Power Consortium,” said Francisco Irazusta, chief executive officer of Fletcher Building’s International Group, which includes the Formica Group.
“With its proven expertise and extensive knowledge of the architecture and design community, Formica Group is an ideal partner in the development of wireless charging infrastructure,” said Camille Tang, president of ConvenientPower Systems. “We are excited about what our collaboration will mean for the market.”