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Liquidmetal Technologies Delivers First Commercial Production Parts from its Manufacturing Center of Excellence

June 9, 2015
By Business Wire News


Liquidmetal® Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: LQMT), the world’s leading developer of amorphous alloys, recently delivered its first production parts made in its Rancho Santa Margarita manufacturing facility, an innovative knife that exploits the benefits of Liquidmetal for the California based Miltner Adams Company.

The Hybrid Knife which debuted this past week at the 2015 BLADE Show in Atlanta, Georgia, combines the advantages of a fixed blade and a folder in one knife. The knife is the first of its kind in the world and is based on a Miltner Adams prototype. The Liquidmetal and Miltner Adams teams co-developed design refinements only possible with Liquidmetal.

Liquidmetal Technologies President and CEO Tom Steipp said, “The first commercial shipments from our newly established Manufacturing Center of Excellence is a hallmark achievement following the establishment of manufacturing, engineering, sales, and marketing co-located under one roof. The success of this project demonstrates the commercial stability of the Liquidmetal process technology and its partners, ENGEL and Materion.”

About Miltner Adams

For over 14 years, Miltner Adams, a California based company has been innovating in the knife, self-defense, and outdoor markets. Miltner Adams’ knives are world renown, winning the 2005 BLADE Knife of the Year Award® for Most Innovative Imported Design, the 2006 IWA International Knife Award for Technical Design, and member recommendation by the NTOA (National Tactical Officers Association) for MA-4/II, MA-2/II and tactical knives. Richard Miltner, Co-Founder, utilizes his experience in martial arts, and self-defense, and the Austrian Armed Forces to design and engineer top of the line knives and tactical equipment. For more information, go to

About Liquidmetal Technologies

Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. is the leading developer of amorphous alloys that utilize the performance advantages offered by amorphous alloy technology. Amorphous alloys are unique materials that are distinguished by their ability to retain a random structure when they solidify, in contrast to the crystalline atomic structure that forms in ordinary metals and alloys. Liquidmetal Technologies is the first company to produce amorphous alloys in commercially viable bulk form, enabling significant improvements in products across a wide array of industries. For more information, go to

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