Photovoltaics Beyond Conventional Silicon

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imaging Technology international (iTi)
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.
 
Plextronics, Inc
PLEXTRONICS, Inc. an international technology company that specializes in printed lighting, display, solar and other organic electronics. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, the company's focus is on organic light emitting diodes (OLED) and organic solar technology, specifically the conductive inks and process technologies that enable those and other similar applications. The privately held company was founded in 2002 as a spinout from Carnegie Mellon University, based upon conductive polymer technology developed by Dr. Richard McCullough. Since then, Plextronics scientists have refined and further developed this technology to deliver exceptional performance for printed electronics. The company is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified. For more information about Plextronics, visit www.plextronics.com
 

Bronze Sponsors

Extrusion Dies Industries
LLC (EDI) is an international supplier of flat extrusion and coextrusion die systems for the full range of film, sheet, extrusion coating, fluid coating, and strand pelletizing applications. At its headquarters in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, U.S.A., EDI manufactures more than 500 dies and feedblocks a year, nearly half of them exported. Its subsidiaries, EDI Precision Dies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd in China and EDI GmbH in Germany, provide sales and technical services, parts, and die rework, as well as producing new dies. EDI was founded in 1971 and became a new corporate entity as Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC in 2002.
 
Five Star Technologies
Five Star Technologies is a supplier of high-performance dispersions, inks and pastes used in semiconductor and microelectronic packaging, displays, photovoltaics and ceramic component applications. Combining its patented hydrodynamic cavitation process with innovative chemistry, Five Star produces precision dispersions of a wide range of materials, as well as the new ElectroSperse™ series of inks and pastes. The ElectroSperse line features a range of conductive pastes with excellent printability, high levels of conductivity, strong adhesion to a variety of substrates, and RoHS compliance. ElectroSperse grades can be tailored for a range of processing techniques, including screen, gravure, extrusion and ink jet printing. Targeted applications include display electrodes, photovoltaic contacts, sensors, and hybrid microcircuits.
 
TDK-Lambda Americas
TDK-Lambda Americas High Power Division is a manufacturer of Programmable, High Density Power Supplies located in Neptune, N.J.. TDK-Lambda Genesys™ Series of Programmable Power Supplies has the highest density, making the Genesys™ Series the most complete set of platforms with identical user interfaces . Platforms include 750W, 1500W, 3.3/5kW and 10/15kW Output
 
Northfield Automation Systems
Northfield Automation Systems is the global leader in developing process solutions for custom manufacturing needs. With nearly 75 years combined experience in roll-to-roll thin material handling, we will design, develop and deliver precision web handling systems that support and streamline your manufacturing process.
 
Our turnkey solutions help ensure product quality, maximize efficient throughput, deliver meaningful data outputs and are user-friendly for operators. In every instance, our goal is to enable the seamless movement of materials through the manufacturing process and help you reach maximum efficiency and maximum quality.
 
Rieke Metals, LLC
From the Rieke Metals headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska, we manufacture the broadest line of organozinc halides and poly-3-alkylthiophenes of any company in the world. We offer over 5,000 organometallic building blocks and over 40,000 fine chemicals with the ability to custom manufacture many more. The Rieke team has over 135 years of shared experience conducting inert atmosphere reactions. Our expertise in creating reliable organozinc and Grignard reagents, fine chemicals, semiconducting polymers is unmatched. It's no surprise that Rieke Metals has been honored to serve many of the largest and most innovative pharmaceutical and electronics companies in the world.
 
Sun Chemical
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. 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.
 
Photovoltaics "Beyond Conventional Silicon" USA - Focusing on flexible, printed, organic & inorganic technologies. Innovative solutions that open up immense new markets.

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