July 25, 2011


Romeoville, IL, - July 25, 2011 - Nanophase Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: NANX), a technology leader in nanomaterials and advanced nanoengineered products, today announced the Company will disseminate a financial news release for the second quarter of 2011 on August 3, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. CDT, 4:00 p.m. EDT.  
First Quarter 2011 Conference Call
The news release will be followed by the second quarter financial conference call on August 4, 2011, at 10:00am CDT, 11:00am EDT, hosted by Jess Jankowski, the Company’s President & CEO. The conference call dial-in number for U.S. callers is 877-312-8776 and for international callers is 408-774-4007. The conference ID is 86070476.  Please dial in to the conference at least five minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.
The call may also be accessed through the company’s website, at www.nanophase.com, by clicking on the link under News Center and Calendar of Events to listen to a webcast of the event.
About Nanophase Technologies
Nanophase Technologies Corporation (NANX), www.nanophase.com, is a leader in nanomaterials technologies and provides nanoengineered products and solutions for multiple industrial product applications. Using a platform of patented and proprietary integrated nanomaterial technologies, the Company creates products with unique performance attributes from two ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001 facilities. Nanophase delivers commercial quantity and quality nanoparticles, coated nanoparticles, and nanoparticle dispersions in a variety of media.