Association Sponsors

ESMA is an Association of European manufacturers of screen, digital and pad printing equipment and supplies.
The members account for the majority of supplies of machinery and consumables made to the specialist printing industry in Europe. ESMA's objectives are to promote adoption and correct use of the various specialist printing processes through seminars, press, public relations, technical training and research into the specific requirements of printing and imaging technologies used in industrial and graphic processes. These objectives are handled by four working committees.
RFID Switchboard
Planning to implement RFID and related technologies? is dedicated to making your life easier. This free, industry-sponsored portal organizes real world, no-nonsense content in logical, easy-to-follow sections. Learn engineering tips, data strategies, implementation techniques, shortcuts, even step-by-step guidance to solve problems you may face. Get direct answer to your questions from a wide variety of technology providers, using your anonymous Switchboard Inbox to avoid phone calls and emails.
UK Displays and Lighting Network
UK Displays and Lighting Network was launched in April 2006 as part of the DTI - "Knowledge Transfer Networks' programme. UKDL is a vibrant central hub of activity for the displays and lighting community. Designed to stimulate innovation in the key technology sectors by promoting collaboration, best practice and knowledge sharing between industry and academia. By encouraging partnerships and teamwork, UKDL aims to support science base through to end-users. Positioning the UK as the innovation engine for Europe.
UKDL supports and strengthens the UK Displays and Lighting Sector through tutorials, workshops and seminars with training and education embracing all levels of industry, commerce and academia. We encourage commercial and industrial collaborations between members that result in creation of wealth for UK plc through the profitable activities of members.
Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating
The Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating (WCPC) is dedicated to researching printing and coating as a manufacturing process. WCPC undertakes research on all aspects of printing and coating and has a core activity on printing for electronics manufacture. Its international reputation and expertise has led to £3M investment in all printing processes in clean room conditions. This unique facility allows electronic fabrication by flexo, gravure, inkjet, screen and offset lithography to be carried out on sheet or reel. Manufacturing capabilities are matched to state of the art metrology for rheology, material properties, surface topography and electronic characterisation. WCPC is currently a partner in a number of TSB, EPSRC and FP7 projects for electronic manufacture by printing. Further details are available at

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CEE Packaging
The international platform for the Central and Eastern European packaging industry focusing on innovations, trends, design, branding, legislation and environmental issues with in depth profiles of major industry achievers. The magazine is distributed in depth throughout Europe with over 37,000 subscriptions to the print edition and over 5,000 subscriptions to the daily newsletter. In 2009 there were over 4.5 million page views on which provides a comprehensive and up to date news service on the packaging and FMCG markets in the region as well as analysis of the macro economies of those markets.
You can register for both the print magazine and daily newsletter on !
CircuiTree is the only global magazine covering printed circuit board manufacture. Its monthly blend of technical and business articles are complemented by columnists who are regarded as industry experts. CircuiTree also translates technical articles into Chinese for its Asian edition. Please visit our website for a free subscription or advertising information.
Electronic Design Europe
Writing for product specifiers across Europe, London-based Editor-in-Chief Paul Whytock focuses on the world's technology and innovations with a European perspective. As an all-digital magazine, Electronic Design Europe allows advertisers to reach this key market cost-effectively, while driving readers directly to new products and information via direct "deep" links from the magazine to advertiser's websites.
Emerald Engineering
The Electronics Manufacture and Packaging journals from Emerald Engineering are a complementary collection of innovative technical journals, providing access to both theoretical and practical research in this area. Included in the collection are Circuit World, covering all aspects of printed circuit board (PCB) and interconnect technology, and Microelectronics International, publishing research in the design, manufacture and assembly of advanced packaging, micro-circuit engineering, interconnects, and semiconductor technology.
euroLED 2008 is the 5th annual conference and exhibition dedicated to the science, technology and application of HB LEDs and solid-state lighting. A highlight of the global solid-state lighting calendar, the event offers a unique opportunity for global organisations to penetrate, expand and understand the European and global LED & solid-state lighting markets. It continues to generate unprecedented industry participation from leading organisations and is firmly established as Europe's premier event dedicated to solid state lighting.
GravurExchange is an independent Web-based enterprise promoting the global gravure industry. Its mission is to gather gravure information from around the world and make it available to industry players via its Web postal, which is populated with an industry calendar, news, print glossary, and an extensive Resource Guide. GravurEzine, GravurExchange's e-magazine, launched in November 2006 and reaches out to 5,000+ gravure professionals worldwide. Visit the website to download your free copy.
Journal PLUS
PLUS brings technical coverage of everything - from initial electronic devices and design stages, through printed circuit board production, to complete electronics assemblies. Practically orientated information and reports on interesting events are complemented by detailed papers by specialists about latest findings and developments.
Separate sections cover Electronic Devices, Design, Printed Circuit Boards and Assembly. Each of these includes reviews and updates of materials, processes and equipment, while across-the-board issues such as quality, testing and environmental issues are also featured. Also featured monthly are updates on industry news, the latest standards, guidelines and patents.
OLED-Info is the leading OLED web site on the internet today. OLED-Info is a comprehensive resource for OLED professionals, and for people who want to learn more about this exciting new technology. OLED-Info focuses on Organic LEDs, a new display technology that promises to deliver thin, power efficient and bright displays.
OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association)
The OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) is a working group within the German Engineering Federation (VDMA). It was founded in December 2004. OE-A is the key international industry association for organic and printed electronics and represents the whole value chain of this emerging industry. Our members are leading international companies and institutions, ranging from component and material suppliers, equipment and tool suppliers, producers/system integrators and end-users to R&D institutes. More than 160 companies from Europe, North America, Asia and Australia are working together to promote the establishment of a competitive production infrastructure for organic and printed electronics. The vision of the OE-A is to build a bridge between science, technology and application. The activities of the OE-A include education, networking opportunities, strategic market understanding, roadmap for organic and printed electronics, quality control and measurement, applications and the exchange of ideas to unite the entire industry. The OE-A headquarter is in Frankfurt/Germany and our local North American office is in Pittsburgh/USA.
Further information on OE-A, member companies, member benefits, becoming a member, etc., please visit the OE-A Website.
Packaging Essentials
Packaging & Converting Essentials supports the online marketing activities of suppliers to the packaging, converting, graphical and related industries via posting of industry related news releases and a supplier-website focused directory. The topics cover materials manufacturing and converting, the graphical industry, the packaging industry equipment manufacturing and supply-chain related activities. The target groups are companies and professionals active in the printing, converting, packaging, retail and distribution industries.
PCB007 is the leading real-time, online magazine for the Printed Circuit Board industry, offering original content on a daily basis. With over 30,000 articles published, PCB007 is the most comprehensive source of information for printed circuit board industry professionals. The producer of the popular Real Time with... video series, which covers exhibitions around the world, PCB007 also distributes a daily e-newsletter to 20,000 readers daily.
Photonics Online
Shedding new light on the world of lasers, optics, imaging, and nanotechnology, Photonics Online is the one-stop-site for coverage of optical occurrences and photonic phenomena. Interested in emerging photonic applications being used by the Department Of Defense or NASA? Fascinated by the growing fiber optics market? Want to know about the latest medical breakthroughs thanks to improved imaging? Need to identify and select suppliers? Photonics Online, the premier sourcing site for the optical engineering industry, answers all of those questions and more.
Want to find solutions to your colour measuring and matching needs? Interested in streamlining your injection molding process? Looking for thermoforming machinery? Need to identify and select suppliers? Then you need the expert advice of PlasticsNet, the premier sourcing site for the plastics industry.
RFIDWizards is a global community of the world's leading subject matter experts in RFID technology. Here, you can learn from the industry leaders how to successfully implement RFID technology and achieve a ROI. Our website includes technology buyers guides, a supplier directory, direct and confidential help requests, and secure messaging. Joining the community is FREE and you'll receive discounts on field-proven products and outstanding service offerings.
Speciality Chemicals Magazine
Speciality Chemicals Magazine is the only magazine in the world entirely dedicated to the fine and speciality chemicals sector. It is made up of a mixture of high quality technical articles and in-house authored, generally more business-oriented articles, all concerned with the latest developments in the fine and speciality chemicals sectors, covering everything from the life sciences to flame retardants, biocides, surfactants, electronic chemicals and everything else in between. The printed edition goes out to 8,500 qualified readers and, from February 2008, a digital version has nearly trebled this circulation.
Veritas et Visus
In Latin, 'Veritas et Visus' means 'Truth and Vision'. The organization's mission is to provide readers with pertinent, timely and affordable information about the flat-panel display industry, with the goal of bringing together news, interviews, conference summaries, tutorials, and analysis into a format that is useful to readers. Veritas et Visus offers five specialty newsletters covering 3D Displays; Touch Screens; High Resolution; Flexible Displays, and Display Standards.
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