HZO Releases Major Study on Criticality of Waterproofing Electronics

Leading Analyst Firm believes manufacturers should offer liquid protection as a standard feature, carriers and channels should require it from OEM partners, and consumers should demand it.

HZO Unveils New Headquarters in North Carolina

The company’s open house lifted the curtain on its new waterproofing electronics manufacturing facility with local government officials, university, and business sector leaders in attendance to mark the occasion

HZO is the company responsible for 80% of all waterproof e-readers

Currently HZO applies its waterproof IPX7 and IPX8 solutions to Tolino, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Pocketbook.”

HZO protects electronics from the most demanding environments with world-class nano coatings.

HZO is the global leader in delivering world-class protective nano coatings that safeguard electronics from the most demanding environments – be it water, salt, dust, dirt, coffee, or corrosive materials. We work with some of the largest companies across industries from design through production, no matter the volume, complexity, or protection required to deliver a better, more reliable and more durable water resistant and waterproof product.

HZO Spectrum of Protection™

HZO’s Spectrum of Protection™ brings together a robust portfolio of materials capable of protecting sensitive circuitry and devices against a wide variety of environments and hazards. The materials used in our Spectrum of Protection™ are formulated as part of a specific recipe, bringing together the ideal process to meet the most demanding requirements, successfully life proofing your device, assembly, sub-assembly, or circuitry.

Our solutions include:

  • Conformal coatings with Parylene
  • Plasma applied nano coatings
  • Hybrid solutions including Parylene, plasma, ALD, and more

We can meet the protection level, budget, and manufacturing demands of your project on point, on time, every time.


When it comes to protecting your product’s printed circuit board and other sensitive components, we’ve got you covered! No one has advanced the science of coating technology further or faster than HZO. We offer a complete turnkey solution by bringing together dedicated people with deep domain knowledge, proven manufacturing processes, advanced nano coating materials, and the industry’s most state-of-the-art equipment, to create tailored solutions to meet customer requirements.

Turnkey Solutions

Proven processes are the secret to what we do.

Protection Capabilities

HZO’s solutions protect what matters most to you.

Intellectual Property

Our proven performance is backed by over 350+ IP assets.

Responsible Manufacturing

From clean coatings to preventing eWaste, HZO cares.

HZO makes waterproofing our products easy. We don’t even have to think about it anymore as it’s just part of our development cycle now.”
- Ramesh Mantha,
 Vice President of Product - Rakuten Kobo

The Technology

As an original equipment or contract manufacturer (OEM or CM), you know that not all nano and conformal coatings are created equal. HZO is a step ahead of the market with innovations based on proven technology, advanced material science, IP protected processes, and world class people. Simply stated, we know how to get your job done most effectively, efficiently, consistently, and affordably. Within our Spectrum of Protection™ is a prescribed solution that solves your problem and protects your hard work. Whether you’re protecting 10 pieces or 10 million, we have the track record and know how to be your preferred partner in protection.

Material Science

HZO offers a variety of materials to meet your coating needs.

Capital Equipment

Our coating equipment is designed and built in house to ensure precise protection.

Coating Process

We’ve mastered the nano coating technology process.


HZO works closely with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Original Device Manufacturers (ODM) and Contract Manufacturers (CM) across diverse industries and offerings to deliver on a myriad of protection requirements.

Consumer Electronics

For everything consumer electronics, we’ve got you covered.


Making automotive and aerospace electronics more durable, reliable, and safer.


Ensuring connected devices remain impervious to harsh conditions.


Keeping your machines running and your employees productive.

Discover how HZO can protect your product

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