Liquipel is a nanotechnology solutions provider that works with manufacturers and directly with the public to provide super-hydrophobic protection and corrosion resistance to a variety of products, including smartphones, ear buds and headphones, tablets and other mobile electronics. The company was established in 2009 as Gadget Evolutions by Kevin Bacon and Daniel “Danny” McPhail. It was launched as Liquipel at the 2012 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Nev. In 2013, the company was reformed as a limited liability corporation (LLC). The company is headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., and has affiliated, licensed operations in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia South Korea, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.