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TNSC has been developing new businesses
with unique solutions of our strategic partners on a global scale.
Through integrations with our gas technologies,TNSC brings the most values.

Targeted Segments & Our Partners

Additive Manufacturing

TNSC has been focusing on Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) or 3D Printing. As "The Gas Professionals", TNSC drives AM businesses by combining our unique gas solution「3DPro®」with leading partners in the industry.

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Our Alliance Companies

Features 3D Metal Printer - PBF process
Market Aerospace and Energy
Foundation 2014 / Campbell CA USA
Overview VELO3D has developed and launched "Sapphire", a Powder Bed Fusion system, and established its position in the aerospace industry in the United States. With its innovative support-less technology, VELO3D is able to deliver unprecedented design flexibility and productivity of metal AM.
TNSC formed strategic partnership with VELO3D in December 2019. Through our sales & engineering network, TNSC will contribute to solving customers' issues.
Features 3D Metal Printer - DED Process, Aerosol Jet Printers Manufacturer
Market Aerospace, Automobile, Machinery Industry
Foundation 2012 / Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
Overview Since 1997, Optomec has been a recognized leader in delivering unique Additive Manufacturing (AM) solutions targeted at industry’s most challenging needs. Optomec offers two proprietary AM solutions: LENS® for DED 3D Printed Metal and Aerosol Jet® for 3D Printed Electronics. These systems, together with enabling software and process expertise, enable cost-effective development, production, and repair of a wide range of commercial and industrial end-products.
Optomec has an installed base of more than 500 Industrial AM Printers with customers.
TNSC formed a strategic partnership with Optomec in 2017 and has started distribution of LENS/Aerosol Jet.
Features Leading Contract Manufacturer in AM industry
Market Aviation, Aerospace, Defense Applications
Foundation 2012 / Hollywood Florida USA
Overview Sintavia designs and 3D prints a new generation of flight and launch products for the Aerospace, Defense, & Space industry.
The company's ability to design and serially produce thermally engineered components with thin complex structural walls has unlocked a level of performance impossible to achieve using traditional manufacturing methods.
With 30 high-speed printers co-located alongside precision post processing equipment, a full complement of mechanical testing equipment, and a full metallurgical and powder laboratory. Sintavia is also committed to the highest quality standards in the industry, and holds AS9100, ISO 17025, and ISO9001 accreditation.
TNSC formed strategic partnership with Sintavia and will dedicate its gas technology development for additive manufacturing alongside Sintavia.
Features 3D Metal printer - WAAM Process
Market Heavy Industries, Oil & Gas, Shipbuilding, Railways, General Industries, Tooling, and Aerospace and Space
Foundation 2015 / Berlin Germany
Overview GEFERTEC is the global leader in the field of Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) technologies. As a solution provider, GEFERTEC offeres a complete package incl. the machine, software and process values.
"Arc machines" features high productivty and a wide range of adaptive wire alloys. It can be applied in variety of purposes such as rapid manufacturing and repairing large parts.
TNSC formed strategic partnership with GEFERTEC in November 2020.
Features Advanced Technology Venture Providing Comprehensive 3D Printing Services
Market Aerospace, Automobile, Machinery Industry
Foundation 2016 / Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan
Overview 3D Printing Corporation (3DPC) is an AM venture company that provides three services: (1) DFAM* Solutions & Consulting, (2) System Sales, (3) Establishment and improvement of manufacturing environment widely in Japan.
TNSC formed strategic partnership with 3DPC in April 2021.
Through the business alliance with 3DPC, TNSC will create synergies by offering the 3DPC's products and services, and TNSC's products (3D Printer, 3DPro Products and Gases) to customers.
*DFAM: DFAM stands for Design for AM, a design method to maximize the benefits of AM.

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Electronics

TNSC has been providing safe and stable gas services for electronics industry 24/7/365.
By introducing leading-edge technologies of partners, TNSC contributes to the continuous advancement of industry.

Our Alliance Companies

Features Dynamic Gas Generation Leader (New Oxides/Nitrides)
Market Semiconductor Leading Edge Logic Device
Foundation 2005 / San Diego CA, USA
(Matheson Tri-Gas owns 51% share of Rasirc since 2012)
Overview RASIRC, Inc. (RASIRC) has developed new advanced materials and Ultra High Purity (UHP) vapor generators based on unique membrane purification technology.
RASIRC is the only company that can supply UHP hydrogen peroxide and hydrazine in leading edge semiconductor processes.
TNSC enables the expansion of RASIRC's unique commercial products to a wide variety of customers and allows for accelerated research and development together in the semiconductor field.
Features A Pioneer for Target Materials with Core Competency on Chalcogenide Compounds
Market Semiconductor, Photovoltaics (CIGS), Thermoelectric, Display, Optical coating Applications
Foundation 2000 / Los Angeles CA USA (HQ) and Sichuan China (Manufacturing)
Overview Pioneer Materials, Inc. (PMI) develops and provides unique sputtering target materials used in sputter and evaporation processes for various thin film applications.
TNSC has been marketing and promoting products with PMI, an expert in compound and powder material formation and processing.
Features Major OLED Material Supplier
Market OLED Display, OLED Lighting, Next generation display (Automotive, VR)
Foundation 2005 / Changchun, Shanghai China
Overview Jilin OLED Material Tech Co., Ltd. (Jilin OLED) is a professional company with a high level of expertise in OLED display materials.
TNSC formed strategic partnership with Jilin OLED and is providing them to display manufacturers in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and other international countries. Furthermore, TNSC has enhanced the quality control system to improve its reliability. that TNSC have developed over decades in the electronics industry. With its long experience in electronics industry, TNSC assisted Jilin to enhance quality control in manufacturing to increase product reliability.

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Bio Technology

TNSC provides a variety of services for the development and production of biopharmaceuticals. TNSC contribute to the enrichment of people's lives with a wide range of solutions; fermentation, isolation, purification, cryopreservation, and cryogenic transportation.

Our Alliance Companies

Features Liquid Chromatography Professionals
Market Bio Pharmaceutical, Advanced Materials
Foundation 1980 / Kyoto Japan
Overview YMC Corporation (YMC) develops, manufactures, and sells liquid chromatography system, purifying resins, and columns for pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. YMC's proprietary continuous liquid chromatography is attracting a global attention as an innovative technology that is able to improve both productivity and quality.
By combining the sales network and knowledge of TNSC group with YMC's purification technology, TNSC contributes to the growth of Bio industries.

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Clean Technology

TNSC is actively engaged in the development of next-generation clean energy. Together with strategic partners, TNSC will achieve its sustainability goals through advanced technologies such as hydrogen and batteries.

Our Alliance Companies

Features World-Leading Reliable and Sophisticated Technology Company to Expand Hydrogen Energy
Market Fuel Cell, Steel, Chemical, Glass, Energy
Foundation 2000 / Sichuan China
Overview Ally Hi-Tech (ALLY) has been supplying hydrogen plants to major global companies and national projects. The company designs and manufactures small and medium-sized steam methane reformers (SMR) and methanol reformers with competitive cost and high quality.
TNSC added hydrogen onsite to its business portfolio through partnership with ALLY. TNSC will leverage this partnership to build stable revenue base in the key industry segments.
Features Advanced Materials-Based Technology Company for Sulfur Removal
Market Fuel Cell, Oil & Gas, Chemicals/Petrochemicals
Foundation 2012 / Arvada Colorado USA
Overview SulfaTrap LLC (SulfaTrap) offers highly specialized solutions for removing a wide range of sulfur compounds from natural gas, biogas and other gaseous and liquid hydrocarbon streams to ultra-low concentrations. A major application of SulfaTrap purifiers is in the guard beds for the fuel cell and hydrogen generators. SulfaTrap also provides purification solutions to remove bulk H2S, metals, and organo-sulfur contaminants (e.g., mercaptans, thiophenes, disulfides).
TNSC is promoting its products under the Nanochem GuardBed brand.
SulfaTrap technology solutions enables the use of efficient power generation and reduced emissions, addressing a critical need for a clean and healthy environment.
Features Pioneer for Electrolytes for Next Generation Battery
Market Lithium-ion batteries / Electrochemical Capacitors
(Electric Vehicles, Drones)
Foundation 2015 / San Diego CA USA
Overview South 8 Technologies, Inc. (South8), has developed a new Liquefied Gas Electrolytes (LiGas), used in the next generation of batteries, providing innovative technology for cleaner energy.
TNSC is working with South8 on electrolytes development based on high-purity gas technologies. In addition, TNSC will utilize its group sales channels to provide LiGas for global battery market.

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