Inkjet as a Digital Fabrication Process for Photovoltaic Applications (Printed Electronics Asia 2009)

Mr Toshifumi Komatsu, VP/General Manager Japan
imaging Technology international (iTi)
United States
Oct 01, 2009.


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Presentation Summary

  • Wide variety of functional materials and substrates
  • Additive Process
  • Non-contact deposition technology

Speaker Biography (Toshifumi Komatsu)

Mr. Toshifumi Komatsu has over 24 years of experience in chemical products Research and Development. He joined iTi on May 1, 2008 as Vice President and General Manager, Japan. Prior to joining iTi, he worked at IKONICS Corporation as Vice President for Technology, where his duties included developing new chemistries and products for screen printing and industrial digital printing industries. He mostly recently managed a patent pending process utilizing a high precision flatbed inkjet system to produce acid-etch resist films for mold texturing. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from College of St. Scholastica.

Company Profile (imaging Technology international (iTi))

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imaging Technology international Corporation (iTi) is a leading digital fabrication systems supplier. Established in 1992, headquartered in Boulder, CO with its European office in Cambridge UK, iTi designs, develops and manufactures high precision digital material deposition systems that incorporate inkjet technology. iTi's strategy is to support customers from Lab2Fab with a comprehensive range of flexible, printhead independent R&D tools, which include the Drop Watcher and MDS 300 materials deposition system, through to high volume fabrication systems such as the VJet and Digital Web Press.
In 2009, iTi established the iTi Solar division to advance the economies of clean, renewable energy through the use of industrial inkjet technologies. iTi Solar develops precision industrial inkjet systems for use in the manufacturing of efficient, low-cost solar cells. iTi Solar's material deposition systems are used by a number of labs worldwide, including the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL).
iTi is widely acknowledged for its technical expertise in incorporating inkjet technology as a digital manufacturing process. Our in-depth understanding of the capabilities of inkjet technologies, combined with expertise in industrial design, electrical, mechanical and software engineering assist our customers in a wide variety of deposition applications.
iTi can shape a world-class solution that makes sense for your inkjet challenge - work with us from Lab2Fab.
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