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Crosslink Makes the Top Five “Hot Talks/Cool Papers” List At Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (January 11, 2007) - Crosslink, a leader in electroactive polymer materials, authored a presentation on its SuperFlex™ flexible lighting solution that was selected this week as one of the top five “Hot Talks/Cool Papers” at the Materials Research Society (MRS) 2006 Fall Meeting. MORE
Crosslink Fuels Commercial Growth With New Director of Business Development (October 18, 2006) - Crosslink, a leader in commercial applications utilizing electroactive polymer materials, today announced the addition of Jill Simpson as the company’s director of business development. MORE
Crosslink Appoints New CEO for Next-Stage Growth (August 29, 2006) - Crosslink, a leader in commercial applications utilizing electroactive polymers, today announced Charles (Chuck) Jongeward as its chief executive officer. Jongeward assumes this new role today and will quickly add momentum to commercialization activities, growing Crosslink’s top line. MORE
Crosslink Launches Decontamination Development Project (April 3, 2006) - Crosslink, a leader in the development and manufacturing of electroactive polymer technology, announced the launch of its second project at Missouri State University’s Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC) in Springfield, Mo. MORE
Lynn McPheeters Joins Crosslink Board of Directors (March 10, 2006) - Crosslink, the leader in development and manufacturing of electroactive polymer coatings, today announced F.L. (Lynn) McPheeters as its newest member of its Board of Directors. McPheeters most recently served as vice president and chief financial officer of Caterpillar, Inc. MORE
Smart Coating Destroys CBAs, Troops won't be weighed down by excessive decontamination equipment (August 5, 2005) - Future field hospitals, command posts and individual garments may not require inconvenient decontamination processes for biological warfare. Troops will rely on a “smart” textile coating to destroy any CBA in contact with treated materials. MORE
Science Meets Safety, St. Louis company links laboratories to protective solutions (June 28, 2005) - Beyond high school science class lie concepts like active agent release and flexible light-emitting inks. Baffling to most, these technologies will improve everyday safeguards from military protection to the stop sign at the end of your street. MORE
Blunt Announces $22.234 Million for Southwest Missouri Defense Projects (May 31, 2005) - Southwest Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt has worked to secure $22.234 million for four major defense projects for Springfield and Joplin. Two thirds of the funding is found in the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1815) for Fiscal Year 2006. MORE
Crosslink Expands, Adds New Jobs in Missouri (February 22, 2005) - Crosslink, an innovative provider of solutions to unique customer-specific applications using advanced organic materials, plans to increase its workforce in the next eighteen months, creating nearly 20 highly technical jobs for Missourians. The expansion of its St. Louis facility and the creation of a new pilot facility in Springfield, Mo. have led to the addition of seven new jobs to date this year. MORE
Crosslink Names New Vice President of Business Development (January 31, 2005) - Crosslink announces the hiring of Jeremy Jones to the company’s business development team. In his new position, Jones will provide leadership in developing strategic growth initiatives for the St. Louis-based company. MORE
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"Walls of Light"
Warrior Newsletter - Natick Soldier Systems Center
August 2006

"Slides: A Playground Menace"
Wired News
June 8, 2006

"Missouri State teams with private partners on Jordan Valley Innovation Center"
St. Louis Business Journal
April 7-13, 2006

"Crosslink expanding on polymer contracts"
St. Louis Business Journal
July 22-28, 2005

As the leading authority on electroactive polymers, Crosslink attends and presents at industry events. Following are recent presentations given at events.

American Chemical Society Meeting & Exposition
San Francisco, CA
September 10 - 14, 2006

Crosslink Presentation by Jeremy K. Jones:
Division of Polymer Chemistry - Entrepreneurism in Polymers for the 21st Century
"Case study on new startup companies, their beginnings, products and formula for success"

2006 MRS Fall Meeting
Boston, MA
November 27 – December 1, 2006

Crosslink Made the Top Five “Hot Talks/Cool Papers” List at MRS:
Presentation authored and given by Eric A. Bruton, PhD and also authored by Patrick Kinlen, PhD
Symposium S: Organic Electronics - Materials, Devices, and Applications
"Ultra-Flexible Electroluminescent Systems for Both Visible and Near-Infrared Illumination"

Learn more about this technology, called SuperFlex, with a poster presentation and press release. You also can read about the top five presentations at MRS.

Crosslink plans to attend the following events in 2007. Additional events will be posted throughout the year.

Albuquerque, NM
March 26-29, 2007

Advanced Capacitor World Summit
San Diego, CA
July 23-25, 2007

American Chemical Society Fall Exposition
Boston, MA
August 19-23, 2007

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