ARENDAL, NO / SHERBROOKE, QC. 20 April 2023 - Tekna (OSE: TEKNA), the world-leading provider of advanced materials and plasma systems to industry, has received orders for another three plasma systems. The total value of the orders is CAD 2.6 million.

The orders, consisting of two compact TekSphero-15 and one TekSphero-40, are laboratory size plasma system units designed for research and development applications. The customers where the plasma systems will be delivered are in Europe, Latin America, and Asia respectively.

Luc Dionne, CEO of Tekna, commented: “With these three orders, five in total in 2023, the encouraging trend that we have observed after the Covid-19 pandemic continues, with increased activity among our existing and prospective customers and a strong pipeline of projects and demand for our advanced plasma systems. They also demonstrate the versatility of our technology and its many uses across a wide range of industries, which are now increasingly relying on advanced materials to produce novel and better performing products.”

Tekna plasma systems are available in multiple configurations and are designed to provide customers with state-of-the-art advanced materials research capabilities. These systems serve a variety of industries and academic research, including, for these new orders, medical implants and refractory materials.

At the end of 2022, Tekna’s Systems business had an order backlog of nearly CAD 11 million. The company will report its Q1 2023 financials on 4 May 2023.

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Arina van Oost
Investor Relations | VP Corporate Strategic Development & Innovation

Tel: +1 438 885 6330

About Tekna Holding ASA

Tekna is a world-leading provider of advanced materials, headquartered in Sherbrooke, Canada. Tekna produces high-purity metal powders for applications such as 3D printing serving the aerospace, medical, automotive industries, as well as optimized induction plasma systems for industrial research and production.  With its unique, IP-protected plasma technology, the company is well positioned in the growing market for advanced nanomaterials within the electronics and batteries industries. Building on 30 years of delivering excellence, Tekna is a global player recognized for its quality products and its commitment to its multinational base of over 200 blue-chip customers.

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