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University of Maryland, State, County & City Officials Celebrate Opening of FlexEl Facility in College Park

March 31, 2016
Contacts: 

Alana Carchedi 301-405-0235

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – FlexEl LLC, a custom battery solutions company, has opened a research, development and manufacturing facility in Prince George’s County, Md.  FlexEl was spun out of the University of Maryland based upon a thin film battery technology in 2008. The company, which won the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year award in 2010 and launched as a startup at the University of Maryland, is leasing more than 10,000 square-feet from the university. 

WHAT: UMD, state, county and city officials, will celebrate the opening of FlexEl's research, development and manufacturing facility in College Park. The event will include a speaking portion and a tour of the facility and demonstrations. 

WHO: 

  • Wallace D. Loh, President, University of Maryland
  • Bob Proctor, CEO, FlexEl
  • Michael Gill, Secretary of Commerce, State of Maryland
  • Rushern L. Baker III, County Executive, Prince George's County
  • Dannielle M. Glaros, Council Member, Prince George's County
  • Patrick L. Wojahn, Mayor, City of College Park 
  • Mahsa Dornjafi, FlexEl Founding Engineer and UMD alumna
  • Ken Ulman, Chief Strategy Officer for Economic Development, University of Maryland

WHEN: 

Friday, April 8, 2016, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: 

FlexEl Facility, 4505 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740

PARKING: 

Parking is available in the front and rear of building. 

AUDIO: 

There will be no audio system used at the event.

MEDIA RSVP: 

Please RSVP to Kristen Seabolt at kseabolt@umd.edu or 301-405-4621.