In the age of the ‘digital natives’, the all-encompassing use of information and communication technologies is as natural as brushing your teeth. In a market characterised by fierce competition, the demands on functionality, weight and surface durability of numerous products are increasing. New looks with a refined appearance and, for example, black high-gloss surfaces characterise whole design lines. Their resilience is intended to be invisible in the optically high-quality devices. Fracture-resistant materials, high mechanical resilience and electromagnetic shielding are decisive factors for the functionality of devices and components that Nanogate GfO Systems enhances for various customers.