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EANS-News: ItN Nanovation AG - Nanoceramic coating passes field trials at the world´s largest aluminium smelter RUSAL

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Saarbrücken, December 21, 2011 (euro adhoc) - ItN Nanovation AG, (ISIN
DE000A0JL461) announces that RUSAL´s IRKAZ, an aluminium smelter based in
Irkutsk, and specialists from RUSAL´s Engineering and Technology Center, have
successfully tested Nanocomp Metcast, nanocoatings developed by ItN Nanovation
AG (Germany).

Nanocomp Metcast are innovative nanocoatings tailored to casting machinery. They
extend the service life of molds and lengthen the intervals for maintenance of
casting conveyors. As a result, the casting process becomes more efficient at a
lower cost.

Presently specialists from ItN Nanovation AG and RUSAL are studying large-scale
introduction of Nanocomp Metcast at RUSAL´s aluminium smelters. RUSAL would
become the first Russian company to use innovative coatings from ItN Nanovation
AG, joining a noteworthy list of global metallurgy companies like Nordural
(Iceland), Qatalum (Qatar), Hydro (Norway), Talum (Slovenia), EMAL (United Arab
Emirates), Konzelmann Metallschmelzwerke (Germany), and AMAG Casting (Austria).

UC RUSAL is the world´s largest producer of aluminium, accounting in 2010 for
approximately 10% of global production of aluminium and 10% of alumina. RUSAL
employs 72,000 people in 19 countries, across 5 continents. RUSAL´s ordinary
shares are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock code: 486).
Global depositary shares representing UC RUSAL´s ordinary shares are listed at
the NYSE Euronext Paris (RUSAL / RUAL). Russian depositary receipts representing
RUSAL´s ordinary shares are listed on MICEX (RUALR) and RTS (RUAL) stock
exchanges in Moscow.

Further inquiry note:
Herr Marc Mühlensiepen
Head of Financial Reporting
Tel.: +49 (681) 5001-819

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

company:     ItN Nanovation AG
             Untertürkheimer Straße 25
             D-66117 Saarbrücken
phone:       +49 (0)681 5001 460
FAX:         +49 (0)681 5001 499
sector:      Technology
ISIN:        DE000A0JL461
indexes:     CDAX, General All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München, regulated
             dealing/general standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English

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