Lansing, Mich., March 18, 2015 —XG Sciences, a leading global supplier of graphene nanoplatelets and related graphene materials, has been named a “Michigan 50 Companies To Watch” award winner by Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB). This year’s awards theme is “Unleashing Innovation and Growth,” words that appropriately describe the Lansing-based advanced materials company. The Company will accept its award on May 7 at the Michigan Reception and Awards Gala in Lansing, MI. “We are pleased that Michigan Celebrates Small Business recognizes XG Sciences’ culture of innovation and technological leadership. We are honored to receive a Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Award,” said Dr. Philip Rose, Chief Executive Officer. “Our investment in advanced research and production has allowed XG Sciences to grow from a Michigan State University licensee into a commercial supplier of advanced graphene-based products. We ship products daily to customers in North and South America, Asia and Europe. We are a leading developer and supplier of graphene nanoplatelets and integrated products containing graphene nanoplatelets. We are pleased to be a part of the broader business community driving growth in Michigan and abroad.”

MCSB is at the forefront of championing small business and fostering Michigan’s entrepreneurial spirit. The “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” is a unique awards program designed to spotlight growth oriented companies. XG Sciences was selected by a panel of judges representing the banking, economic development and venture capital communities.

About XG Sciences

XG Sciences manufactures energy storage materials based on the company’s xGnP® graphene nanoplatelets and XG Leaf® graphene sheet products. XG Sciences Inc. is a leading supplier of graphene nanoplatelets and custom, graphene-based products to global corporations serving energy storage, aerospace, automotive, industrial and consumer markets. In addition to its electrode materials, XG Sciences makes thermal management materials, and electrically and thermally conductive inks, coatings and adhesives based on its graphene nanoplatelets. For evaluation materials and technical support please visit or contact

About Michigan Celebrates Small Business

Michigan Celebrates Small Business was launched in 2005 by the Michigan Small Business Development Center, U.S. Small Business Administration, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Edward Lowe Foundation, Small Business Association of Michigan, and Michigan Business Network founder and small business advocate, Chris Holman. MiQuest is the Managing Partner for Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Its mission is to highlight the contributions small businesses make to the state’s economy.

For further information, please contact:

Philip Rose
Chief Executive Officer
(517) 999-5453

Robert Budlong
Manager, Sales and Marketing
(517) 999-5455

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