Meet an expected 170 exhibitors who are the world's leading companies on the topic, from material suppliers to product solution providers.
Adhesives Research is a leading independent developer and manufacturer of high-performance, custom-engineered pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) coated products for bonding touch screen and display components while delivering enhanced performance capabilities. We offer optically clear, diffuser, melt-flow, encapsulation and electrically conductive adhesive technologies along with dual-stage adhesives that cure when exposed to light. Other technologies include self-wetting adhesives for surface protection of displays, able to be field applied, and easily removable. We provide ITO compatible/non-corrosive electronically clean adhesive technologies. The Company's North American and Limerick, Ireland, facilities are certified to the updated ISO 9001:2000 standard.
DuPont Microcircuit Materials
DuPont Microcircuit Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialized inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
DuPont Microcircuit Materials will be exhibiting new nano-Ag ink-jet and screen printable inks suitable for demanding applications such as OLED lighting, touch screens, PV and conformal antennae, as well as the latest stretchable/formable ink developments designed for use in wearable and in-mold electronics applications
DuPont Teijin Films
The DuPont Teijin Films joint venture is a world-leading manufacturer of high performance PET and PEN polyester films specifically designed for use in flexible and printed electronic applications. The Melinex®, Mylar® and Teijin®Tetoron® brands of PET, plus the Teonex® high performance PEN films are the substrates of choice for precise registration and dimensional control. Our extensive range of stabilized films includes products with excellent resistance to heat, abrasion, chemicals, UV, and moisture. New PET product developments include optically clear "TCH" films for the next generation of low iridescence/low bloom films, and white reflective flame retardant films with UL's VTM-0 certification.
e-peas designs disruptive ultra-low-power semiconductors for the industrial and IoT sensor markets. e-peas semiconductors allow you to design new wireless sensor nodes working in the most difficult ambient energy conditions, such as indoors, and remove the maintenance costs of replacing batteries, without compromise on reliability. Relying on 10 years of research and patented technologies, e-peas introduces the AEM1x940. With the ability to cold start at a few microwatts input power and to efficiently load empty supercaps, this Ambient Energy Manager is second to none in the market today. The chip has the fewest external components count, allowing further cost reduction.
Ercon manufactures an extensive line of Polymer Thick Film inks and conductive compositions, providing innovative products for a wide array of applications. These coatings are employed by companies using a variety of application techniques, such as screen-printing (flat-bed and rotary), flexographic/rotogravure, slot-die extrusion, spray and dip coating.
Our products are used worldwide for their performance, reliability, print quality, cost-effectiveness, and versatility. Ercon is committed to providing its customers with high quality products and services. This commitment has led Ercon to become a leading manufacturer and preferred source for electrochemical sensor coating materials worldwide.
Flexible Circuit Technologies
Flexible Circuit Technologies, Inc. (Flexible Circuit), a leading supplier of flex circuit design, rigid flex circuits, flexible circuits and heaters, knows how difficult it can be to find a supplier that is experienced in a wide variety of industries and diverse enough to take on any technical or design challenge. Whether your needs are for Flexible, FFC, Rigid Flex or Other, Flexible Circuit has the broad capabilities to get you the flex circuit design, rigid flex circuits, flexible circuits or heaters you need.
Flexous is a high-tech start-up developing high-performance energy harvesters. Converting ambient motion into mW-range electricity, these energy harvesters open a new era in power sources. Our unique technology enables harvesting efficiently at random vibrations and low frequencies. Wireless sensors used in logistics and assets tracking, automotive, sport, fitness, medical wearables and industrial condition monitoring can benefit from Flexous energy harvesters in multiple ways:
• Optimal energy output even at random frequencies
• Sufficient power at low frequencies
• No maintenance required
• Long life expectancy of 20+years
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM carries out applied research and development along the entire value chain.
The department of Functional Printing has gained extensive experience in this domain, focusing on printed electronics and sensors. Our interdisciplinary team works in cooperation with our customers to develop the concepts for functional integration, combining the materials and manufacturing processes. To implement the integration of functions in manufacturing, various technologies, such as 3D printing, ink-jet printing, aerosol printing, screen printing, as well as sputtering processes are available.
Founded in 1985, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen, Germany, ranks first among the Fraunhofer Institutes concerning headcount and revenues. As the main inventor of mp3 and universally credited with the co-development of AAC audio coding standard, Fraunhofer IIS has reached worldwide recognition.
In close cooperation with partners and clients the Institute provides research and development services in the following areas: Audio and video source coding, multimedia realtime systems, digital radio broadcasting and digital cinema systems, integrated circuits and sensor systems, design automation, wireless, wired and optical networks, localization and navigation, imaging systems and industrial X-ray technology, highspeed cameras, medical sensor solutions and supply chain services.
The work of the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS covers all aspects of technical ceramics from preliminary basic research to application.
One core competence is the development of functional ceramic materials, miniaturized components and systems.
For the deposition of functional layers, both classic screen printing technology and digital printing processes (aerosol and inkjet printing) can be used, depending on application.
In addition, a complete ceramic multilayer technology line (LTCCs, HTCCs) is available to produce 3D-structured components.
We also offer a wide range of technologies for electrical contacting and the mechanical and microstructural characterization of electrical connections.
As a materials research institute the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC opens up the potential of innovative materials for its customers. Fraunhofer ISC focuses on non-metallic inorganic materials for example ceramics, glass, hybrid polymers (ORMOCER®s), nano composites and smart materials with electrically or magnetically controllable properties. More than 3500 m² laboratory and pilot plant space with industry-associated infrastructure are in use.
The wide range of services and application orientation make Fraunhofer ISC a competent partner for small as well as medium and large enterprises in developing innovative materials for new products.
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FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 31 years of experience in advancing the performance of drop-on-demand dispensing devices with its state-of-the-art MEMS technology. The Dimatix Materials Printer DMP-2831, a cartridge-based piezoelectric inkjet printing system that enables direct deposition of functional fluids to create products like displays, RFID antennas, smart tags, DNA arrays, smart packaging, solar cells, and wearable electronics, has been accepted as the industry standard for the accelerated development of inkjet solutions in electronics, displays, life sciences, photovoltaics, and other industries.
IDTechEx offers independent market research, business intelligence and advice on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain, supporting them in making essential strategic business decisions.
Our experienced business and technology experts provide international perspective in printed electronics and electrics, electric vehicles, disruptive new materials, components and systems, 3D printing, energy storage and energy harvesting.
We do this by disseminating our research through subscription and advisory services, reports, bespoke consulting and events.
The IDTechEx Launchpad is an exciting new area in the exhibition that will feature live demonstrations of innovative and emerging products from early stage companies covering:
• Wearable technology • IoT • 3D printing • Printed electronics • Energy harvesting
The IDTechEx Launchpad will give researchers and young companies the ability to demonstrate their state-of-the-art technologies to over 3,000 people at this international event. It is FREE for eligible researchers and companies to participate. Spaces are limited to 10 table-top displays, which will be featured in the exhibition hall, alongside an estimated 200 exhibitors. The closing date for submission is September 8.
Imec performs world-leading research in nanoelectronics. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top talent is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable society. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, and has offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, Taiwan, US, China, India and Japan. Its staff of more than 2,000 people includes more than 650 industrial residents and guest researchers. In 2012, imec's revenue (P&L) totaled 320 million euro. Further information on imec can be found at http://www.imec.be
Kimoto produces coated films for industrial applications that can be found in the electronic-, lighting-, communication- and printing industries.
Our KB-Film line of hard coated materials is the perfect base for flexible printed circuits. As a novelty we are offering a full line of transparent, electrical conductive films.
MicroChem Corp, a leading manufacturer of electronic materials for over 20 years, focuses on providing innovative chemical solutions to the printed electronics, MEMS and microelectronic markets. We specialize in photoimagable epoxy resists, including our broad line of SU-8 products. Our first jettable version of SU-8, under the product name of PriElex®, is now available to the market. Other product platforms include PMGI resists, which are used in high yield, thick metal lift-off processes, as well as a sacrificial layer in air bridge and other 3-D fabrication processes. MicroChem is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Kayaku Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
Pall Corporation is the largest and most diverse filtration, separations and purifications company in the world. We apply a vast technology portfolio to many industries including semiconductor fabrication, ink jet printing and display manufacturing. Printable electronics is evolving from these key industries and Pall can leverage significant filtration expertise for these new applications.
Pall offers filtration options for conductive ink dispersion classification, particulate and gel contaminant removal in all coating applications, gel removal in UV curable fluids and for many other applications. Pall filtration technology will enable faster production, fewer defects, higher yields and lower overall costs in all the markets that we serve.
We look forward to your filtration challenge.
Polytec is a leading manufacturer and distributor of optical sources, measurement instruments and components for a variety of applications: High power Xenon pulsed-light sources for metallic nano particle ink sintering and UV curing applications, resistivity and optical thickness measurement systems, photovoltaic and semiconductor metrology, FTIR and hyperspectral spectrometer, lasers and accessories, fiberoptic test, measurement and sensor systems, electro optical testing as well as machine vision components like cameras (industrial, high speed and NIR), sensors, lenses, illumination and software packages.
PST sells the ability to put temperature sensing into everything, anywhere. It is a multiple award-winning start-up expanding out of Cape Town, South Africa. Working with its customers, PST Sensors has developed a suite of temperature sensing systems which cannot be manufactured using other technologies. These include not only fully flexible and large area temperature sensing systems, but also sensor arrays. At the heart of PST Sensors' product range is a silicon nanoparticle negative temperature coefficient (NTC) thermistor which can be printed on almost any material including paper, fabric and polymer film, with an almost infinite choice of form factors.
Quad Industries nv
Quad Industries is a leading technology provider specialised in 2 domains, namely user interfacing and printed electronics.
Quad Industries supplies a broad range of touch and switch solutions, such as, capacitive touch keys, piezo touch, membrane switches, PCAP solutions, force sensing,...
Quad Industries is active in printed electronics, which is a platform technology based on the combination of light-weight, flexible materials and cost-effective production processes. By means of highly accurate screen-printing techniques we create smart labels on various substrates such as flexible films or paper.
This technology combines printing of connections, NFC antenna's, batteries,... with automatic component assembly to create smart labels and tags.
Solvay Specialty Polymers
Solvay Specialty Polymers manufactures over 1500 products across 35 brands of high-performance polymers offering, as a leading global producer of innovative materials which consistently surpass the highest standards for sustainability, durability, chemical and temperature resistance, weatherability and transparency, the widest range of specialty polymers in the world which fulfils critical requirements of global customers involved in industries such as the Automotive, Aerospace, Chemical, Healthcare, Membranes, Plumbing, Semiconductor, Oil & Gas, Wire & Cable and Alternative Energy ones.
Sun Chemical, the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments, is a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. With annual sales over $3 billion and 11,000 employees, Sun Chemical operates in 110 countries worldwide. Leveraging 50 years of experience as a supplier to the printed circuits industry, Sun Chemical has recently commercialized a range of new products for membrane switch, RFID and photovoltaics markets. Through an ongoing commitment to developing innovative products that provide value to our customers, Sun Chemical is investing in facilities and technologies targeted at the evolving printed electronics market.
Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is a leader in the development of Printed Electronics. The first to commercialize printed, rewritable memory, the Company is creating printed systems that include memory, sensing, display, and wireless communication, all at a low cost unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Everything by bringing intelligence to disposable goods.
VFP Ink Technologies
Our expertise : design and manufacture high-tech industrial inks and varnishes. Our inks and varnishes are designed to be used on a wide range of media and applied in appropriate techniques (screen printing, pad printing, flexography, digital printing etc ...) Our range of inks and consumables covers a very wide range of applications and materials in industries such as printing labels continuously, laminated PVC card, bottles and bottles etc ...). We have recently developped new screen ink ranges dedicated for EMC shielding and flexible printed circuit.