updated 2/14/2011 9:16:22 AM ET 2011-02-14T14:16:22

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:APNT) is pleased to announce that it will showcase its non-contact printable metallic inks for use in the manufacturing of silicon solar cells at SNEC PV Power Expo 2011. The conference will be held from February 22-24, 2011 in Shanghai and is the largest solar show in Asia with 100,000 participants anticipated. Applied Nanotech will be at booth E7-213

China is home to some of the world's leading solar cell manufacturers and one of Applied Nanotech's most important potential customer bases.  Coming out on top in 2009, five of the top 10 solar panel makers in the world came from China, according to GTM Research. Chinese companies were also expected to have led the world in solar cell and module manufacturing spending in 2010, accounting for seven of the 10 largest industry gainers, according to market research firm, iSuppli. 

"We see China as an important market segment for our metallic ink and paste products," commented Doug Baker, CEO of Applied Nanotech Holdings. "The SNEC show will enable us to exhibit our products to the largest solar cell manufacturers in the world."

Applied Nanotech will be exhibiting aluminum, nickel, and copper formulations that can be printed using inkjet, aerosolized jet, spray coating, and other non-contact methods for patterning high resolution lines with high conductivity.  Non-contact printing methods will enable future generations of ultra thin solar cells that will significantly reduce the cost per watt of energy produced. Applied Nanotech will also be exhibiting screen printable pastes for conventional solar cell manufacturing processes as well as other inks and pastes developed for the general printed electronics industry.

For more information about the exhibition and conference, see the conference website at http://www.snec.org.cn/zh1_e.asp .


Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. is a premier research and commercialization organization focused on solving problems at the molecular level. Its team of PhD level scientists and engineers work with companies and other organizations to solve technical impasses and create innovations that will create a competitive advantage. The business model is to license patents and technology to partners that will manufacture and distribute products using the technology. Applied Nanotech has over 300 patents or patents pending. Applied Nanotech's website is http://www.appliednanotech.net .


This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning our business, products, and financial results. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted. More information about potential risk factors that could affect our business, products, and financial results are included in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009, and in reports subsequently filed by us with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). All documents are available through the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering Analysis and Retrieval System (EDGAR) at www.sec.gov or from our website listed above. We hereby disclaim any obligation to publicly update the information provided above, including forward-looking statements, to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

CONTACT: Doug Baker
         Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc.

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