DuPont Building Innovations together with Power Matters Alliance (PMA) is working in partnership with specific members of the PMA, the development of wireless charging solutions for smartphone and tablet integrated into work plans high performance made with the techno-surface DuPont ™ Corian®, for the furnishing of residential and public spaces.
"For wireless power, the next step is integration into furniture surfaces," said Ron Resnick, President of PMA. “DuPont has been a leader in innovation in advanced materials for decades. The DuPont ™ Corian® techno-surface is the best solution, worldwide, in the furniture and interior design markets, both commercial and residential. With the launch of this collaboration with DuPont Building Innovations, PMA marks a further step forward in its vision: to make intelligent wireless energy usefully present in every space of daily life. "
PMA was founded by Powermat Technologies and Procter & Gamble in 2012 and its committee also includes representatives from AT&T, Duracell, Starbucks and Energy Star USA (non-voting).
"We are thrilled to be part of the Power Matters Alliance and demonstrate once again the exceptional potential of DuPont ™ Corian® in creating the furniture of the future," commented Ruslan Yusupov, global marketing director, DuPont Building Innovations. “We searched for the most suitable technologies and partners to bring wireless energy into specific DuPont ™ Corian® applications and found both in PMA. Wireless power is critical to the further development of the mobile society and we will combine it with the design versatility and beauty of the DuPont ™ Corian® techno-surface. For decades, surfaces made with DuPont ™ Corian® have brought world-class functionality and style to homes and public spaces. Now we intend to further increase these performances, responding to the growing need for "energy recharge" available at any time of the day clearly expressed by industry and consumers. "