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Agfa-Gevaert NV
Founded in 1867, Agfa is a leader in the graphics arts industry, in healthcare radiology and IT solutions as well as a number of niche markets, such as green hydrogen, synthetic paper and printed electronics. With its ORGACON product portfolio, Agfa stays at the cutting edge of material development for printed electronics and digitally fabricated PCBs. It includes coatings as well as screen print and inkjet inks for applications ranging from transparent electrodes to conductive circuitry for automotive, home appliances and consumer electronics.
 
Add-Vision Inc
Add-Vision ("AVI") is located in Scotts Valley, California and is developing a truly disruptive polymer Organic Light-Emitting Diode (P-OLED) display technology. The flexible display technology offers robust display characteristics and can be fabricated using high-speed printing techniques onto flexible substrates. AVI's technology opens the door to the manufacture of P-OLED displays that is high throughput, large-area, web-compatible, and air-processable. The company's flexible display technology enables the ability to the display of dynamic information and specialty lighting effects in a host of applications that might not otherwise be possible with other display technologies.
 
Germany Trade & Invest
Germany Trade & Invest is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization promotes Germany as a business and technology location and supports companies based in Germany with global market information.
 
Germany Trade & Invest provides close-to-market information to international companies looking to enter German markets. Our specialist industry teams prepare all of the relevant information essential to business success in Germany. Germany Trade & Invest's comprehensive range of information services also includes:
 
• Market and industry reports
• Market entry analyses
• Business and tax law information
• Business and labor law information
• Funding and financing information
 
Heraeus GmbH
Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve our business performance.
We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their competitiveness in the long term by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on themes such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries.
In the 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.
 
NovaCentrix
NovaCentrix is focused on technologies and materials to enable manufacturing in Printed Electronics. The PulseForge® photonic curing tools process high-temperature materials on low-temperature substrates. Applications include drying, sintering, annealing, or reacting metallic, non-metallic, and semiconductor inks, without damaging temperature sensitive substrates such as foils and plastics.
 
Optomec
Optomec is evolving the world of additive manufacturing by enabling new dimensions in 3D printing. The LENS and Aerosol Jet families of printers support a range of materials for metals, 3D printed electronics and other applications, and are able to implement feature sizes never before possible.
 
PiXDRO
PiXDRO is a Roth & Rau B.V. brand. Roth & Rau B.V., a member of Meyer Burger Group, has complete equipment design, assembly and application facilities in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Our core focus is in the design, construction and delivery of industrial inkjet application development systems and the manufacturing of advanced high volume industrial inkjet systems. PiXDRO offers complete printing solutions including pre- and post- processing and automation solutions, thereby providing a complete solution for our customer's requirements.
 
Soligie
Soligie utilizes high speed, roll-to-roll manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. Soligie offers a full range of services including: concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production. We combine emergent materials with proprietary manufacturing processes and produce electrical components such as memory, sensors, displays and batteries for integration onto thin, flexible substrates. Soligie currently serves the military, medical device, smart packaging, RFID and flexible interconnect markets.
 
Vorbeck Materials
Vorbeck provides world-class graphene research and development
Vorbeck has not only developed the world's first graphene products, but we also maintain active graphene research to stay on the leading edge of new graphene developments.
Vorbeck's product development team emphasizes real-world solutions that can fit into your manufacturing process and are cost-effective, while adding unique new capabilities to your products. Vor-inkTM formulations harness the exceptional conductivity of graphene: ultra-flexible and robust inks and coatings for the printed electronics market. In energy applications. Vor-x graphene delivers demonstrable performance gains by breaking traditional technology trade-offs between nattery capacity and power output. In rubber and composites, Vor-x graphene provides exeptional levels of strength, dimensional stability, conductivity, and environmental resistance, opening new application and design possibilities.
 
Exhibitors
AIXTRON
AIXTRON is a leading supplier of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The Company's technology solutions are used by customers worldwide, enabling them to build advanced components for electronic and opto-electronic applications based on compound, silicon, or organic semiconductor materials, for polymers, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and other nanomaterials. Core technologies: - Organic Vapor Phase Deposition (OVPD®) enables the deposition of organic small molecules for OLEDs and organic semiconductors. - Polymer Vapor Phase Deposition (PVPD®) provides a solution for carrier gas enhanced vapor phase deposition of functional polymer thin films. - OptaCap PECVD Deposition of highly flexible barrier films.
 
Applied Nanotech
Applied Nanotech, Inc. offers copper, aluminum, nickel, and silver inks and pastes which can be patterned using a variety of different printing technologies such as inkjet, aerosol jet, screen printing, and flexo/gravure roll-to-roll printers. Our inks are designed for applications such as photovoltaics, flex cables, PCBs, and displays, and have been demonstrated on substrates such as silicon, polyimide, PET, paper, textiles, glass and many others. Our copper ink technology recently received the R&D 100 Award for being one of the top innovations of 2010. Partner with us and leverage our technologies and expertise to achieve your goals.
 
Asahi Kasei Corporation
Asahi Kasei Corp. develops fiber products, chemicals, and electronic related materials based on its core technology of chemistry, and globally pursues growth opportunities in the areas where we can leverage our technological advantages. In its holding company function, Asahi Kasei Corp. focuses on strategic planning and analysis, administration of resources, oversight of management execution, and development of new businesses which extend beyond the scope of any single field of business.
 
Big C
The Dino distributor was established in USA in 2000. Located in Los Angeles with the major manufacturing sites in Taiwan. Specializing in the sales of both digital microscopes and related hardware products.
Focusing on providing excellent quality and affordable digital microscopes specially designed for individuals, schools, governments and industry both in the United States and International markets.
 
Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies, the world's leading producer of solutions for wearable and flexible electronics. An innovator in the wearable medical device space, Blue Spark utilizes its proprietary, patented, printed battery technology to develop disruptive technologies in printed and flexible electronics.
 
Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Blue Spark Technologies was founded as the leader in developing thin, flexible, printed battery solutions based on intellectual property licensed from Energizer®. Blue Spark Technologies' latest innovation, TempTraq®, is the only Bluetooth®, wearable temperature monitor in the form of a soft, comfortable patch that continuously, safely and comfortably, monitors body temperature for up to 72 hours and sends alerts to Apple® or Android™ compatible mobile devices. The company's TempTraq Connect HIPAA-compliant service supported by Google Healthcare Cloud Platform allows parents and caregivers to monitor body temperature from anywhere. It also allows direct integration with health care provider electronic health records (EHR) systems and central nursing stations, providing a secure method of storing patient health care data.
 
In addition to delivering battery technology to complementary solution developers, Blue Spark has developed an innovative line of industrial wireless sensing products.
 
Brewer Science
Brewer Science is a global technology leader in developing and manufacturing innovative materials, processes, and equipment for the reliable fabrication of cutting-edge microdevices used in electronics such as tablet computers, smartphones, digital cameras, televisions, and LED lighting. Brewer Science provides process flexibility and a competitive edge for its customers and plays a critical role in the supply chain.
 
CPFilms Inc
The Precision Coated Films Division of CPFilms is the only supplier capable of providing full-service film enhancement "under one roof". Key available segments within the Printed Electronics industry include: flexible displays, touch screens, energy (flexible photovoltaics and batteries), lighting, and medical sensors. Coated film products include: clear transparent conductive (ITO and others) and low resistance sputtered, thermally evaporated aluminum, protective masking, barrier, anti-reflection, optically clear pressure sensitive adhesive and release films, and UV and IR absorbing polyester (available in colors), all coated roll-to-roll in clean rooms. Custom coating of customer supplied materials and pilot coating services are offered for development of new materials intended for full scale production. CPFilms provides highly experienced technical support in addition to high end manufacturing capabilities.
 
Chisso Corporation
Chisso Corporation, a $3B global chemical supplier, develops a variety of ink-jet printing inks. Chisso UV curable ink-jet ink is suitable for a variety of applications including fabrication of microlenses with high transparency. Chisso thermal cure polyimide ink-jet ink can be used as an insulating layer in Electroluminescense (EL) devices and can be applied to printed circuit boards, semiconductors and many other applications. The use of Chisso ink is expected to simplify manufacturing processes, lower facility costs and reduce effects on the environment.
 
Chisso Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, manufactures and sells liquid crystal materials, alignment films, overcoats for color filters and many other performance chemical products. Please visit http://www.chisso.co.jp/english/index.asp for more information.
 
Ohio Gravure Technologies Inc
 
 
Davis Standard
Davis-Standard, LLC Converting Systems Group designs and manufactures precision liquid coating and laminating lines. The company offers an extensive range of custom coating head configurations and has the experience and knowledge for difficult and demanding extrusion processes like fluoropolymers, biopolymers, and barrier resins addressing a range of end markets applications such as photovoltaics, aerospace, high-definition display technology and surface protecting films. A fully equipped R&D and pilot facility provides a full range of support services. The company also provides a comprehensive range of custom cast film and extrusion coating equipment as well as blown film, blow molding, winding and pelletizing equipment.
 
Dowa Electronics Materials, Co., Ltd
Dowa is the world's leading manufacturer of advanced materials for semi-conductor, magnetic and electro-conductive applications. We supply a wide range of silver products from nano-sized particles to over-micron spherical and flake powders to meet customers' various requirements including plasma displays and photo-voltaic solar panels.
 
Dowa is launching a unique aqueous nanoparticle silver ink, developed by PChem Associates, that enables printed electronic circuits using high speed roll-roll processes. With this product line-up, numerous emerging application opportunities are anticipated, such as RFID antennas, EMI shielding, and flexible solar panels. We look forward to meeting your demands and answering any questions you have.
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
Off Grid Energy Independence
Off Grid Energy Independence provides you with a free daily update of the latest industry developments. This free portal covers progress of distributed energy and off grid energy harvesting in all its forms.
 
Hosted and written by IDTechEx, a leading analyst and event organiser on off grid energy independence and related technologies, articles provide commentary, analysis and give a balanced view of the subject. You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Thursday listing the new articles posted in the previous week. We aim to make this service your most valuable tool for keeping up to date with the off grid industry.
 
We seek your input - company progress, press releases, case studies and developments, which in turn we will feature as future articles. Please forward these to us - email Tessa Henderson at tessa@idtechex.com.
 
Enfucell Oy
Enfucell is a leading customized battery supplier to printed electronics industry. The company has developed a printable, thin, flexible and eco-friendly SoftBattery®, which can be used as a power source in various Internet of Things and wearable electronics products and applications. Find out more at http://www.enfucell.com.
 
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.
 
FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 32 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, 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.
 
FlexTech Alliance
2016FLEX Europe is the new event in Europe focused on integrating silicon electronics onto flexible substrates. The combined event at SEMICON Europa attracts over 5,500 attendees involved in the microelectronics supply chain, from equipment and material suppliers, IC manufacturers, system integrators, to end users. Special programs at 2016FLEX Europe will feature advanced and smart manufacturing (Industry 4.0), power electronics, imaging, and electronics and materials for the medical and automotive applications.
 
Flexible Electronics offering cost-effective solutions and provide a greater range of applications for the semiconductor community - impacting areas like entertainment, transportation, health, security, and the built environment.
 
IDTechEx
IDTechEx provides independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations.
 
IDTechEx business and technology experts provide international perspective in a diverse range of emerging technologies including 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy harvesting, energy storage, life sciences, printed electronics, IoT and many other topics.
 
IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in USA, Germany and Japan and associates in South Korea.
 
ISRA VISION
After more than 25 years, ISRA VISION continues to be one of the global leading suppliers of machine vision systems with strategic focus on high-speed surface quality inspection. The systems provide 100% inspection of printed, patterned, and un-printed materials, either on continuous web (reel-to-reel) or sheets. For printed electronics applications, the systems inspect 100% of each repeat and detect defects such as mis-registration, shorts, opens, cracks, "mouse-bites", and substrate defects. Defects are classified by type and the location of each defect is mapped. Our goal: to provide the entire production chain with standard solutions to optimize production and to maximize yield.
 
ImageXpert
ImageXpert is a leader in machine vision technology for inkjet drop-in-flight analysis, print quality inspection, and part inspection. ImageXpert produces the JetXpert Dropwatcher, the JetXpert Print Station, and other advanced analysis systems for R&D laboratories. ImageXpert is also a renowned integrator; combining printheads, drive electronics, ink supplies, and more into turnkey inkjet development systems.
 
Infiniscale SA
Infiniscale is the unique worldwide expert EDA company in Modeling and Model-Based technologies dedicated to analog systems.
Our exclusive behavioral modeling innovation, based on a 2nd generation of intelligent Design-of-Experiment methods, makes possible today the modeling of very complex and highly non-linear phenomena.
Starting from device measurements and/or simulations, Infiniscale tools are able to modelize any organic device in few hours instead of weeks or months with a pure physical approach, which will fail in most of the cases because there is no standard physical model implemented. Infiniscale offers a unique and efficient way of create the device models needed for circuit simulation.
 
Johnson Matthey
Johnson Matthey Silver & Coating Technologies supplies silver based conductive coatings globally, for use in the electronics industry.
 
We offer a full range of materials for various applications, such as flexible circuitry, display technologies, membrane switches and RFID to name a few.
 
Our full product range is supported by a highly qualified technical team, which provides complete support in material selection, application and development.
 
 
We would be pleased to discuss your requirements and ways in which we can support your business.
visit our website
 
Kovio Inc
Kovio Inc., a privately held Silicon Valley company, is developing a new category of semiconductor products using printed silicon electronics and thin film technology. This new manufacturing technology combines the low cost of graphics printing with the power and functionality of silicon-based semiconductors. The company was founded in the MIT Media Laboratory by a team of scientists that recognized the significant impact that combining silicon and print technologies could have on the world.
 
Methode Electronics
Methode Electronics has been a leader in conductive and resistive ink technology for over 40 years. Methode's technical experts can customize formulations to meet the most stringent customer requirements demanded by the automotive, medical, energy, aerospace, sensor and security industries. Methode Electronics offers a complete line of conductive and resistive screen and inkjet inks that are capable of being printed on a variety of substrates with excellent conductivity, adhesion and abrasion resistance. The 3800 resistive inkjet inks along with 9100 and the NEW 9200 conductive inkjet inks are designed to be printed with piezo or thermal inkjet printheads.
 
NTERA Limited
NTERA is the leading developer of advanced, fully printable electrochromic materials enabling display and color change applications for Smart Cards, Smart Packaging, and Smart Objects. NTERA's NanoChromics™ Ink Systems enable cost effective manufacturing of printed electronic NCD™ displays on a variety of flexible substrate materials using industry standard printing techniques and equipment.
 
NanoMas Technologies
NanoMas Technologies, Inc. engages in the research, development, engineering, and commercialization of nanotechnology and nanomaterials. We offer various inks such as silver and gold nanoparticle inks, conjugated polymer inks, and polymer dielectric inks, as well as conductor and semiconductor nanocrystal inks for printable electronics. We also develop functional nanoparticulates, including silver and gold nanoparticles and decorated carbon nanotubes. In addition inks and nanoparticulates, NanoMas provides carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers incorporating various physical, mechanical, electrical and optical properties for applications in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites, biosensors and medical diagnostics, and novel drug delivery. These inks are designed for applications in various technologies including:
 
  • Flexible and flat panel displays
  • Radio frequency identification antenna and integrated circuits
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Reflective mirrors and metallic coatings
  • Printable solar cells
 
Our innovative technologies allow production of printable conductor, semiconductor, and dielectric inks for printed electronics.
 
Nicomatic
As an agile company, Nicomatic offers advanced, innovative, interconnect solutions to the printed electronics, wearable and printed sensor markets. We are a global designer and manufacturer of electronic cables, connectors and components; producing a vast range of products that are used by the Printed Electronics industry, such as Swith'AirTM domes, dome arrays, LEDs, PCB housings/connectors, CrimpFlexTM housings, jumper/extension cables and flat flex cable.
 
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. www.oe-a.org
 
PChem Associates Inc.
Metal Nanoparticles for Printed Electronics
 
PChem nanoparticle inks deliver superior conductivity and processing capability. These inks are being used in the development of next generation flexible and cost effective devices for the expanding Printed Electronics market. In particular, PChem has the capability to flexographically print conductive lines as narrow as 20 microns wide. Using this capability, PChem is developing products that include a lower cost, higher conductivity alternative to ITO. The optical clarity is comparable to or better than ITO over a wide range of sheet resistances up to 100 ohms/sq. PChem is also offering for the first time highly conductive nanoparticle screen inks that allow reduced metal usage and fine line printing (75 micron line/space).
 
Pall Corporation
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 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 enables faster production, fewer defects, higher yields, lower overall costs in all markets that we serve.
 
Contact:
 
Pall GmbH
Philipp-Reis-Strasse 6
63303 Dreieich
Germany
 
E-mail: michael_mehler@europe.pall.com
Phone: +49 (0)6103-307-288
 
PARC
 
Plasma Ruggedized Solutions
Plasma Ruggedized Solutions is the leading provider in custom ruggedized engineering solutions, we offer:
  • Conformal Coating: (AR), (UR), (ER), (SR) and (XY)
  • Potting and Encapsulation
  • BGAUnderfill
  • Plasma Etchback / Desmear
  • Laboratory Services
  • Electronics Cleaning Capabilities
  • Testing Services: Hi-Pot Testing, Environmental Stress Screening and Functional Testing
Fast service, technical excellence, and problem solving, "can do" attitude. PRS serves industries in the medical, aerospace, military, solar, high-tech, automotive, consumer, and many more. We lead the way with innovative solutions, expertise, and cost-savings measures for your company. Let us help you protect your electronics against harsh or challenging environments.
 
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
 
PolyIC
PolyIC develops and markets products based on the platform technology printed electronics: In the course of this PolyIC offers products from the field "Touch Sensors & Passive Devices".
 
"Touch Sensors & Passive Devices"
Touch sensors based on the PolyTC® technology offer transparent, conductive and flexible possibilities for touch screens and capacitive keys in any variants. Furthermore, this technology enables the setup of flexible circuit structures as passive devices for a huge variety of further applications. The highlight is the possibility to combine decoration and function to achieve a maximum of design flexibility.
 
Printed Electronics World
Printed Electronics World provides you with a daily update of the latest industry developments. Running for over 10 years this free portal covers the progress to printed electronics in all its forms - from transistor circuits to power, sensors, displays, materials and manufacturing.
 
Hosted and written by IDTechEx, the leading printed electronics analyst and event organiser, articles provide commentary, analysis and give a balanced view of the issue. You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Wednesday listing the new articles posted in the previous week. We aim to make this service your most valuable tool for keeping up to date with the printed electronics industry.
 
Ink World Magazine
Ink World is the largest trade magazine in the world covering the US$15+ billion global printing ink industry, reaching over 5,000 subscribers worldwide. Ink World's editors and correspondents provide extensive and accurate reporting with incisive articles on the companies, the people and the trends in the global printing ink industry.
 
Please visit our web site for further information:
 
Rodman Media
70 Hilltop Rd.
Ramsey, NJ 07446
 
201-825-2552 / Phone
201-825-0553 / Fax
 
Rogers Corporation
The Durel Division of Rogers Corporation will present their Printed Electronics and Lighting Solutions. Durel has over twenty years of design and high volume manufacturing experience in printed electronics. Our screen printing capabilities include product design, electrical, mechanical and optical testing, precision registration along with finished product converting and assembly operations.
 
Products and applications include medical electrodes and sensors, capacitive sensors, conductive adhesives, antenna, electroluminescent lamps, light guide film backlights and polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC).
 
Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) is a global technology leader in the development of high performance specialty-materials-based products for a variety of applications in diverse markets. The company operates sales and manufacture facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
 
Sensor Products Inc
 
 
Solarmer
Solarmer Energy Inc. is a developer of transparent, flexible plastic solar panels, the next wave in generating renewable energy from the sun. These solar panels are opening the door for a wide range of new application areas in renewable energy, which are not currently addressable with conventional silicon solar panel technology. Our company's solar panels have the potential to reduce the cost of renewable energy down to 12-15 cents/kWh and less than $1/Watt, which means plastic solar panels will be the first in solar capable of generating electricity on par with conventional fuel costs. Solarmer was founded in 2006 to commercialize this technology, which was developed by Professor Yang Yang at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA. The company has licensed this technology from UCLA and additional technology developed by Professor Luping Yu at the University of Chicago. These plastic solar panels, made from very thin layers of plastics and other materials, convert solar energy into electricity in a very cost-effective way.
 
Solvay
A world leader in high performance plastics, Solvay Specialty Polymers offers an unmatched, comprehensive portfolio of over 36 product lines, available in more than 1.500 formulations. Among these we include Solvene® EAP electro-active family of piezo, pyro, ferroelectric or ferro-relaxor polymers, which combines excellent electro-mechanical properties with easy processing and flexibility for force-sensing, flexible displays, piezo switch applications and much more. It is with this, and our dedicated R&I team, that we are contributing towards taking human-machine interaction to the next level.
 
Sonoplot
SonoPlot designs and sells Microplotter® materials dispensing systems for drawing features as small as 10 to 20 microns. Our patented ultrasonic dispensing technology enables true contiguous lines for superior conductive traces and enables the deposition of a wide range of materials, including solutions containing graphene, carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles, and polymers.
 
T-Ink
T+ink's patented "thinking ink" applications provide seamless and disruptive solutions to products and designs making objects smart, interactive and secure.
 
T+ink's mission is to disrupt markets with cost-cutting, digital print applications and build new experiences for our partners and their products.
T+Ink isn't a manufacturer; it's a licensing organization. By partnering with global brands to bring our products to market, our goal is nothing less than to "T+ink" every product on the planet and to become the dominant force in the Internet of things.
 
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
 
Taiyo America Inc.
TAIYO AMERICA (Carson City, NV) is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiyo Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Japan). TAIYO INK, founded in 1953, is the world's largest supplier of resist inks and conductive inks for printed circuit boards. In the electronics industry, TAIYO products are known for proven performance, extensive end-user acceptance, and outstanding quality over time.
Taiyo has leveraged their conductive ink technology into new products for printed electronics and solar applications. Inks are available for applications including fine line circuitry, membrane and touch panel devices and other printed electronics applications. Products include inks with various metallurgies, tailored curing processes, and designed for different applications methods including screen printing and inkjet.
 
TAMARACK Scientific Co., Inc., A SÜSS MicroTec AG Company
Manufacturer of LASER SYSTEMS, UV STEPPERS, UV SCANNERS and MASK ALIGNERS. Tamarack supplies photolithography and laser micromachining systems. We specialize in applications including: Displays, RFID, Solar Cells, Organic Electronics, MEMS, Medical Devices and HDI. Our Excimer and Solid State ablation systems are ideal for direct pattern etching thin metals from various organic substrates to form transistors or other electronic circuits. In addition, these systems are used to via drill most types of organic and inorganic materials with selective material removal, down to 1um. Systems designed for Roll-to-Roll, Reel-to-Reel and Sheet handling. Resolution capabilities to 1um. Machines designed for 24/7 production environments.
 
Tekra Corp
Tekra stands today as a leading coater and laminator of proprietary and custom functional and adhesives coatings, and as a leading worldwide supplier of engineered plastic films and adhesives.
 
With decades of experience, Tekra offers the capabilities and technical expertise to help our Photovoltaic and Printed Electronics customers. We can assist you in choosing the most suitable, cost effective components for your particular project leveraging our relationships with such suppliers as Dupont, 3M, and SABIC Innovative Plastics to name just a few! Also, we can offer design assistance to ensure that the final construction results in a product that fully meets the requirements of your application.
 
Our R&D and Quality groups provide testing and validation on the performance of your finished product. Whether the need is coating, laminating, slitting, or sheeting, Tekra manufacturing welcomes the challenges of tight tolerances and high quality requirements.
 
For more information, contact Tekra at 1-800-448-0291 or visit
 
Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is enabling the Internet of Everything through our NFC (near field communications) solutions. We provide consumer-focused NFC mobile marketing as well as industrial and supply chain solutions, including blockchain applications. Thinfilm delivers end-to-end support throughout the entire process, starting with the manufacturing of NFC tags using our roll-to-roll printed electronics production process. Our offering also includes our CNECT™ Cloud Platform, which captures data and provides actionable insights into consumer behavior and business logistics, as well as integration support to apply tags to physical items.
 
Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company in Norway with global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose, California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London; Hamburg; Singapore; and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.thinfilmNFC.com External Link.
 
Tollcoating.com
Tollcoating.com, a division of Carestream, offers custom contract coating and converting services to help you bring your products to market. We provide over 100 years of coating leadership and leverage intellectual and manufacturing assets acquired from 3M, Imation and the Eastman Kodak Company. Our world-class manufacturing facilities deliver specialized high speed, multi-layer, precision coated products. Tollcoating.com has both aqueous and solvent coating machines which utilize a wide range of coating technologies including slide, gravure, curtain, roll and slot die coating in a clean room environment. Coatings can be applied on paper, film, cloth, foil and other flexible substrates with optional CDT, UV curing, and lamination. Our operations are ISO 9001, 14001, and 13485 certified. Tollcoating.com also offers in-house formulation development, solution preparation, analytical/quality testing, converting/packaging, as well as a full supply chain to meet customer needs. The state-of-the-art pilot coater is perfect for product development, scale-up and small volume products. Our business is supported by a professional staff of Engineers ready to apply their knowledge and analytical capabilities. Learn about our offerings and see how we can create the optimal solution for your manufacturing needs.
 
UniJet
UniJet Co. Ltd is a total solution provider of inkjet printing systems and technology, especially for electronic material deposition. UniJet supplies printing systems ranging from R&D systems to mass production systems for LCD, PDP, OLED, PLED, solar cell, PCB, RFID, semiconductor packaging, and various coating applications. Mass production systems are customized to meet the application requirements and specifications with R2R printing systems. UniJet also offers process know how for various application developments as well as for application specific inks.
 
Xenon Corporation
XENON has over 50 years of Pulsed Light experience and applies its industry-leading expertise to the design and manufacture of high quality Pulsed Light systems for use in a wide range of production processes. XENON is an active partner in the research and development of new and emerging applications of Pulsed Light.
 
Innovation Pavilion Exhibitors
AJJER, LLC
AJJER is a materials development company with over 60 man years of experience with electrochromic (EC) technology. AJJER principals were instrumental in developing EC automotive mirrors for Donnelly Corporation, which has been the most successful commercial application of this technology. Our current focus is on development of EC materials for inexpensive display technologies for printed electronics that can be used for labels and tags. We work with printed electronics manufacturers and end-users by providing EC materials and related knowhow.
 
Center for the Advancement of Printed Electronics
The Center for the Advancement of Printed Electronics (CAPE) was formed to meet the multidisciplinary challenges of printed electronics. A current team of 13 researchers from 7 different engineering and science disciplines is working together on research funded through federal agencies and industry partners.
What distinguishes CAPE from other academic institutions in the US, is its unique facilities and focus on printing as a low cost means for manufacturing electronic devices. The emphasis is strictly focused on technologies that can be used on press (sheet or web). The extensive facilities for printing and testing within CAPE provide the means to accelerate the commercialization of relevant technologies.
 
KTH-iPack Center
The iPack Center is a VINNOVA Centre of Excellence established at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) in Stockholm, funded over a ten-year period (2007-2016) by VINNOVA, KTH and partners from industry.
The center is a multi-disciplinary research platform and meeting place that establishes collaborations between Swedish forest products industry, electronic industry, in area of intelligent packaging and hybrid media.
The center develops core technologies for heterogeneous integration of bio-medical sensors, energy supplies, computing and wireless communications on fiber-based packaging and paper-boards, for innovative products such as smart bio-paper, intelligent pharmaceutical packaging and storage, intelligent patient monitoring devices.
The center coordinates around 10 multi-disciplinary research groups within KTH and the reserach institute - Innventia, and over almost 20 Swedish companies including paper and package companies (StoraEnso, Billerud, Korsnas etc), RFID and printed intelligence (e.g. Xaar) and electronic and system companies (NOTE, Imsys and Catena etc). Public actor in this center is VINNOVA. The research explores multi-disciplinary innovations encompassing self-powered ultra-low cost RFID, paper-based bio-medical sensors, printed energy cells and interactive paper functions, low cost manufacturing and integration technologies as well as manufacturability aspects.
 
Nano ePrint
Nano ePrint was formed in 2006 following pioneering research at the University of Manchester in the UK. Nano ePrint's technology enables planar nanoelectronic circuits that can uniquely be fabricated in a single layer of semiconductor via single-step patterning. Nano ePrint's devices achieve very high speeds while dramatically reducing circuit size and simplifying manufacture. Nano ePrint has also developed a configurable circuit architecture to deliver the world's first printed programmable logic circuits, allowing one circuit to simultaneously address multiple applications. The Nano ePrint approach opens up prospects for low-cost, high-performance printed electronics across a wide range of market opportunities.
 
NanoIntegris
NanoIntegris Technologies, a Raymor subsidiary, is a world leading provider of premium nano-carbon materials such as single-wall carbon nanotubes, graphene, and high mobility semiconductor inks. Our inks are formulated for inkjet and aerosol printers and used in the development of the next generation of high mobility transistors for sensing, logic and display driver applications. Using a patented plasma technology, Raymor Industries synthesizes single-wall carbon nanotubes at industrial scale and with superior quality for transparent conductive and ESD applications. Standing behind over 450 academic publications our materials were recognized with the Best Technical Development Materials Award at PE USA 2014.
 
NanoMicro-Systems Laboratory & EnJet Inc
NanoMicro-Systems Laboratory is a research lab in Konkuk University, Korea, and has developed a novel Electrohydrodynamic (EHD) inkjet print-head and integrated printing system, which allows us to eject fine (micron to sub-micron scale) droplets by drop-on-demand operation and create products of printed electronics or photovoltaic devices such as display(LCD, OLED), RFID, smart tag, organic solar cell, and DNA arrays. The EHD inkjet technology based on the direct manipulation of liquid by an electric field, instead of by indirect pumping, enables ejection of micron to sub-micron scale droplets, direct fabrication of various structures like electrode or dielectric layer, and direct deposition of functional fluids.
Recently, NanoMicro-Systems Lab founded a lab-venture company, named EnJet Inc., Ltd., which provides EHD inkjet printheads and systems. EnJet Inc. develops MEMS-based innovative EHD inkjet head, which enables to pattern multilayer and very fine geometry and create a solution of inkjet printing system and technology. Visit www.enjet.co.kr and
 
Novalia
Novalia puts interactivity into print. Touch sensitive input and light/sound output is coupled with transistor based intelligence.
 
We offer design, product development/creation services and work with our partners to co-ordinate manufacture.
 
We believe there is an opportunity for our customers to add significant value to their products in the form of creative new product concepts manufactured with existing and proven production capability.
 
Western Michigan University
The Center for the Advancement of Printed Electronics is located in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Western Michigan University, in Kalamazoo, MI. The center contains laboratory and pilot scale flexo, gravure, inkjet and screen printing equipment, a full equipped electronic testing lab and materials characterization equipment. The center provides fee for service testing and is actively engaged in industrial research. CAPE's research is focused on the development and application of materials for the fabrication of flexible electronic devices. Examples of some of the printed flexible electronic devices produced within the center include sensors, organic photovoltaics, intelligent packaging, RFID devices and flexible displays.
 
Silver Sponsors
Add-Vision Inc
Add-Vision ("AVI") is located in Scotts Valley, California and is developing a truly disruptive polymer Organic Light-Emitting Diode (P-OLED) display technology. The flexible display technology offers robust display characteristics and can be fabricated using high-speed printing techniques onto flexible substrates. AVI's technology opens the door to the manufacture of P-OLED displays that is high throughput, large-area, web-compatible, and air-processable. The company's flexible display technology enables the ability to the display of dynamic information and specialty lighting effects in a host of applications that might not otherwise be possible with other display technologies.
 
BASF
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,200 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.9 billion in 2017. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.com External Link. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London
(BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com External Link. BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH is a subsidiary of BASF.
 
Heraeus GmbH
Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve our business performance.
We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their competitiveness in the long term by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on themes such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries.
In the 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.
 
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.
 
NanoMas Technologies
NanoMas Technologies, Inc. engages in the research, development, engineering, and commercialization of nanotechnology and nanomaterials. We offer various inks such as silver and gold nanoparticle inks, conjugated polymer inks, and polymer dielectric inks, as well as conductor and semiconductor nanocrystal inks for printable electronics. We also develop functional nanoparticulates, including silver and gold nanoparticles and decorated carbon nanotubes. In addition inks and nanoparticulates, NanoMas provides carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers incorporating various physical, mechanical, electrical and optical properties for applications in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites, biosensors and medical diagnostics, and novel drug delivery. These inks are designed for applications in various technologies including:
 
  • Flexible and flat panel displays
  • Radio frequency identification antenna and integrated circuits
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Reflective mirrors and metallic coatings
  • Printable solar cells
 
Our innovative technologies allow production of printable conductor, semiconductor, and dielectric inks for printed electronics.
 
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.
 
NovaCentrix
NovaCentrix is focused on technologies and materials to enable manufacturing in Printed Electronics. The PulseForge® photonic curing tools process high-temperature materials on low-temperature substrates. Applications include drying, sintering, annealing, or reacting metallic, non-metallic, and semiconductor inks, without damaging temperature sensitive substrates such as foils and plastics.
 
Optomec
Optomec is evolving the world of additive manufacturing by enabling new dimensions in 3D printing. The LENS and Aerosol Jet families of printers support a range of materials for metals, 3D printed electronics and other applications, and are able to implement feature sizes never before possible.
 
OTB Solar /PiXDRO
PixDro is an innovative company, specialized in the research & development of industrial inkjet applications and the manufacturing of advanced inkjet printing systems for research and industry. Our experience in the inkjet printing market has resulted in various innovative technologies and products.
 
Our products consist of printing modules embedded in an open system architecture allowing PixDro to customize our systems (LP 50 and LP 150) for client specific processes and applications. These building blocks enable easy integration and migration from entry-level single layer printing for R&D purposes to volume printing in an industrial system.
 
With these products and modules PixDro facilitates the development of applications and offers a migration path to a complete industrial production system.
 
As part of the OTB-Group, PixDro offers complete printing solutions including pre and post processing; thereby, providing a complete solution for your requirements.
www.pixdro.com www.otb.nl
 
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
 
PolyIC
PolyIC develops and markets products based on the platform technology printed electronics: In the course of this PolyIC offers products from the field "Touch Sensors & Passive Devices".
 
"Touch Sensors & Passive Devices"
Touch sensors based on the PolyTC® technology offer transparent, conductive and flexible possibilities for touch screens and capacitive keys in any variants. Furthermore, this technology enables the setup of flexible circuit structures as passive devices for a huge variety of further applications. The highlight is the possibility to combine decoration and function to achieve a maximum of design flexibility.
 
Rogers Corporation
The Durel Division of Rogers Corporation will present their Printed Electronics and Lighting Solutions. Durel has over twenty years of design and high volume manufacturing experience in printed electronics. Our screen printing capabilities include product design, electrical, mechanical and optical testing, precision registration along with finished product converting and assembly operations.
 
Products and applications include medical electrodes and sensors, capacitive sensors, conductive adhesives, antenna, electroluminescent lamps, light guide film backlights and polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC).
 
Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) is a global technology leader in the development of high performance specialty-materials-based products for a variety of applications in diverse markets. The company operates sales and manufacture facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
 
Soligie
Soligie utilizes high speed, roll-to-roll manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. Soligie offers a full range of services including: concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production. We combine emergent materials with proprietary manufacturing processes and produce electrical components such as memory, sensors, displays and batteries for integration onto thin, flexible substrates. Soligie currently serves the military, medical device, smart packaging, RFID and flexible interconnect markets.
 
SSCP
SSCP, a material technology expert, comprises of electronic material department and coating department.
Electronic material department offers core functional material that can be applied to display & optical fiber through hybrid of material technology and technology innovation, and coating department supplies special coating material used in electronics, mobile and vehicles for markets in Asian countries such as Korea, China as well as Europe.
SSCP, a leader in core material for IT, Display and Automotive, is extending its business to new & recycled energy.
Also, we are developing environment-friendly/new material process technology in our R & D center. By doing this, we aim to provide optimal material and manufacture processes to uplift the value for customers. SSCP's technology is growing and advancing along with our customers.
 
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.
 
Bronze Sponsors
Asahi Kasei Corporation
Asahi Kasei Corp. develops fiber products, chemicals, and electronic related materials based on its core technology of chemistry, and globally pursues growth opportunities in the areas where we can leverage our technological advantages. In its holding company function, Asahi Kasei Corp. focuses on strategic planning and analysis, administration of resources, oversight of management execution, and development of new businesses which extend beyond the scope of any single field of business.
 
Beltronics
Beltronics manufactures high volume production line process control and yield improvement systems for the semiconductor and electronics industry. The company is based in Needham, Massachusetts, USA. Products include automated inline systems for high resolution inspection and process monitoring of organic electronics with significant process variations in topology, color, and texture. The company has pioneered numerous products for inspection of organic electronics and has an extensive international patent portfolio of inspection technologies developed over the past 27 years.
 
Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies, the world's leading producer of solutions for wearable and flexible electronics. An innovator in the wearable medical device space, Blue Spark utilizes its proprietary, patented, printed battery technology to develop disruptive technologies in printed and flexible electronics.
 
Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Blue Spark Technologies was founded as the leader in developing thin, flexible, printed battery solutions based on intellectual property licensed from Energizer®. Blue Spark Technologies' latest innovation, TempTraq®, is the only Bluetooth®, wearable temperature monitor in the form of a soft, comfortable patch that continuously, safely and comfortably, monitors body temperature for up to 72 hours and sends alerts to Apple® or Android™ compatible mobile devices. The company's TempTraq Connect HIPAA-compliant service supported by Google Healthcare Cloud Platform allows parents and caregivers to monitor body temperature from anywhere. It also allows direct integration with health care provider electronic health records (EHR) systems and central nursing stations, providing a secure method of storing patient health care data.
 
In addition to delivering battery technology to complementary solution developers, Blue Spark has developed an innovative line of industrial wireless sensing products.
 
Tollcoating.com
Tollcoating.com, a division of Carestream, offers custom contract coating and converting services to help you bring your products to market. We provide over 100 years of coating leadership and leverage intellectual and manufacturing assets acquired from 3M, Imation and the Eastman Kodak Company. Our world-class manufacturing facilities deliver specialized high speed, multi-layer, precision coated products. Tollcoating.com has both aqueous and solvent coating machines which utilize a wide range of coating technologies including slide, gravure, curtain, roll and slot die coating in a clean room environment. Coatings can be applied on paper, film, cloth, foil and other flexible substrates with optional CDT, UV curing, and lamination. Our operations are ISO 9001, 14001, and 13485 certified. Tollcoating.com also offers in-house formulation development, solution preparation, analytical/quality testing, converting/packaging, as well as a full supply chain to meet customer needs. The state-of-the-art pilot coater is perfect for product development, scale-up and small volume products. Our business is supported by a professional staff of Engineers ready to apply their knowledge and analytical capabilities. Learn about our offerings and see how we can create the optimal solution for your manufacturing needs.
 
Creative Materials Inc.
Creative Materials is a leading manufacturer of custom formulated electrically conductive adhesives, coatings & inks. Markets include wearable electronics, solar, displays, electronics, aerospace/defense, medical and automotive. We pride ourselves our tailoring materials to specific applications.
 
ISO 9001, ISO 14001, REACH, RoHS compliant. Manufacturing and development is located in Ayer, MA.
 
Coding Products
Coding Products, a division of ITW, is a manufacturer of thermal transfer printer ribbons, hot stamp foils and hot ink rolls that are used in a broad range of applications. Located in northern Michigan, Coding Products has been a supplier to the printing industry since 1977 and is primarily focused on meeting marking/decorating needs with specialized requirements (e.g. high durability, color matching, sterilization, etc.). Coding Products participates in a variety of key markets including medical devices, card personalization, outdoor signage and pipe/cable markings. The core technologies of Coding Products are new formulation development, milling, ink mixing, coating and custom slitting. Coding Products and Printexs have collaborated to develop a ribbon suitable for use in thermal transfer printers capable of digitally printing conductive traces and images. The prints produced by this ribbon exhibit excellent conductive properties. While our early interests in this new technology were focused on the fabrication of electroluminescent signage for Coding Products' core signage market, we have come to recognize that the ribbon developed has the potential to meet the needs of many applications in both consumer and industrial applications.
 
Componex
Componex sets the standard in precision aluminum roll manufacturing for the web handling and converting industry with the patented WINertiaTM product line. WINertia products deliver a freer spin - with less rotational inertia than most aluminum idlers due to the light weight and a unique 3D balancing process. The advanced design and streamlined manufacturing process give customers a premium product at a competitive cost. WINertia bearings are known for their exceptionally free spin, quiet operation and extended life. The Componex booth will feature their Winertia product line including the WINertiaAV, WINertiaTQ, and WINertiaTW idlers, and the new WINertia Bearings.
 
ConQuip Inc
ConQuip, Inc. is a trusted partner, delivering volume manufacturing solutions in demanding, competitive industries. Our customers/partners include: thin film solar, flexible electronics, composite materials, high performance fabric, medical and filtration media markets. These market leaders have commercialized their technologies with manufacturing equipment engineered and fabricated specifically for their unique processes by us. We're ConQuip, the web handling experts. Film or foil, paper or fabric, continuous or batch, we have the knowledge and expertise to compliment your process. We develop proven solutions including: unwinds, winders, coaters, laminators, slitters and more. All with state-of-the-art tension control and ConQuip's legendary customer commitment.
 
Ohio Gravure Technologies Inc
 
 
DKSH
DKSH North America Inc. enables and supports companies in expanding their businesses in existing markets and launching into new ones. We are a global Market Expansion Services company in business for over 140 years.
 
As part of the Performance Materials Group, the Specialty Chemicals Group combines raw material sourcing, marketing, sales, distribution and after-sales services. We offer global market, product and application understanding as we strive to bring new state-of-the-art raw materials and technologies to our customers.
 
In Electronics, we provide tailor-made products and services for our customers, covering their needs and requirements, to build lasting partnerships.
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
Enfucell Oy
Enfucell is a leading customized battery supplier to printed electronics industry. The company has developed a printable, thin, flexible and eco-friendly SoftBattery®, which can be used as a power source in various Internet of Things and wearable electronics products and applications. Find out more at http://www.enfucell.com.
 
FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 32 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, 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.
 
ICI (Printability and Graphic Communications Institute)
ICI offers independent and impartial consulting services adapted to your printability and formulation needs, no matter your business segment. With a team consisting of field specialists, scientists and technicians, ICI offers you an array of services intended to answer to all your printability and formulation needs, no matter your industry sector. OUR MISSION The Institute is an integrated centre for innovation and expertise in graphic communications and printability that actively supports companies and their employees in their technological and commercial development. OUR FIELDS OF EXPERTISE Applied R&D, consultation, training seminars, laboratory, technology watch, customized training.
 
IDTechEx
IDTechEx provides independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations.
 
IDTechEx business and technology experts provide international perspective in a diverse range of emerging technologies including 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy harvesting, energy storage, life sciences, printed electronics, IoT and many other topics.
 
IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in USA, Germany and Japan and associates in South Korea.
 
IEEE
The world's leading professional association
for the advancement of technology
 
IIMAK
 
 
ImageXpert
ImageXpert is a leader in machine vision technology for inkjet drop-in-flight analysis, print quality inspection, and part inspection. ImageXpert produces the JetXpert Dropwatcher, the JetXpert Print Station, and other advanced analysis systems for R&D laboratories. ImageXpert is also a renowned integrator; combining printheads, drive electronics, ink supplies, and more into turnkey inkjet development systems.
 
InkTec Co., Ltd
Transparent Silver Inks, developed by InkTec with patented technology, are Ag-based conducting inks suitable to RFID Tag, PCB, reflective film, display, and EMI shielding, etc. Differently from other prior conductive inks based on nano-technology, InkTec inks are purely transparent silver inks which are not formulated by particle structure. The inks are stable even in long-term storage and applicable to various substrates because they enable ink sintering in low temperature for conductive trace.
 
Ink World Magazine
Ink World is the largest trade magazine in the world covering the US$15+ billion global printing ink industry, reaching over 5,000 subscribers worldwide. Ink World's editors and correspondents provide extensive and accurate reporting with incisive articles on the companies, the people and the trends in the global printing ink industry.
 
Please visit our web site for further information:
 
Rodman Media
70 Hilltop Rd.
Ramsey, NJ 07446
 
201-825-2552 / Phone
201-825-0553 / Fax
 
ISRA VISION
After more than 25 years, ISRA VISION continues to be one of the global leading suppliers of machine vision systems with strategic focus on high-speed surface quality inspection. The systems provide 100% inspection of printed, patterned, and un-printed materials, either on continuous web (reel-to-reel) or sheets. For printed electronics applications, the systems inspect 100% of each repeat and detect defects such as mis-registration, shorts, opens, cracks, "mouse-bites", and substrate defects. Defects are classified by type and the location of each defect is mapped. Our goal: to provide the entire production chain with standard solutions to optimize production and to maximize yield.
 
MBraun
 
 
Methode Electronics
Methode Electronics has been a leader in conductive and resistive ink technology for over 40 years. Methode's technical experts can customize formulations to meet the most stringent customer requirements demanded by the automotive, medical, energy, aerospace, sensor and security industries. Methode Electronics offers a complete line of conductive and resistive screen and inkjet inks that are capable of being printed on a variety of substrates with excellent conductivity, adhesion and abrasion resistance. The 3800 resistive inkjet inks along with 9100 and the NEW 9200 conductive inkjet inks are designed to be printed with piezo or thermal inkjet printheads.
 
Nanodynamics
IIMAK and Nanodynamics have teamed up to commercialize functional electronic inks for both analog and digital printing. Conductive inks using traditional printing technologies can be used to mass-produce extremely thin, flexible and inexpensive electronic circuits. Digital conductive inks are applicable in variable on-demand, on-site, or customized printing. For more information visit
www.iimak.com
 
NanoMas Technologies
NanoMas Technologies, Inc. engages in the research, development, engineering, and commercialization of nanotechnology and nanomaterials. We offer various inks such as silver and gold nanoparticle inks, conjugated polymer inks, and polymer dielectric inks, as well as conductor and semiconductor nanocrystal inks for printable electronics. We also develop functional nanoparticulates, including silver and gold nanoparticles and decorated carbon nanotubes. In addition inks and nanoparticulates, NanoMas provides carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers incorporating various physical, mechanical, electrical and optical properties for applications in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites, biosensors and medical diagnostics, and novel drug delivery. These inks are designed for applications in various technologies including:
 
  • Flexible and flat panel displays
  • Radio frequency identification antenna and integrated circuits
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Reflective mirrors and metallic coatings
  • Printable solar cells
 
Our innovative technologies allow production of printable conductor, semiconductor, and dielectric inks for printed electronics.
 
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. www.oe-a.org
 
Pall Corporation
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 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 enables faster production, fewer defects, higher yields, lower overall costs in all markets that we serve.
 
Contact:
 
Pall GmbH
Philipp-Reis-Strasse 6
63303 Dreieich
Germany
 
E-mail: michael_mehler@europe.pall.com
Phone: +49 (0)6103-307-288
 
Printexs
Printexs Located in Mesa, Arizona, Printexs has established itself as a leader in custom digital, functional printing. Their specialty is applying EMI, RFI and conductive coatings. Printexs employs a broad range of high performance functional coatings which include EMI/RFI coatings (copper, silver, etc.), epoxy, polyurethane, acrylic and enamel coatings. The core strength of Printexs is the expertise of its technicians in their particular area of coating and printing applications. In addition to the above coatings, Printexs offers customized silkscreening, photo etching, CNC machining, Large format thermal and inkjet printing.
 
Printexs is working with partnering companies on digital thermal transfer conductive and non-conductive ribbons and substrates for functional printed electroluminescent lighting and printed electronic applications.
 
RadTech International
RadTech International is the trade association for UV & EB curing technology and is the authoritative source for information on the use of UV & EB curable materials for flexible and printed electronics. Visit our website to discover the possibilities in using UV & EB technology to cure inks, coatings, and adhesives in your flexible and printed electronics process.
 
RFIDWizards
RFIDWizards.com 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.
 
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.
 
Sonoplot
SonoPlot designs and sells Microplotter® materials dispensing systems for drawing features as small as 10 to 20 microns. Our patented ultrasonic dispensing technology enables true contiguous lines for superior conductive traces and enables the deposition of a wide range of materials, including solutions containing graphene, carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles, and polymers.
 
TAMARACK Scientific Co., Inc., A SÜSS MicroTec AG Company
Manufacturer of LASER SYSTEMS, UV STEPPERS, UV SCANNERS and MASK ALIGNERS. Tamarack supplies photolithography and laser micromachining systems. We specialize in applications including: Displays, RFID, Solar Cells, Organic Electronics, MEMS, Medical Devices and HDI. Our Excimer and Solid State ablation systems are ideal for direct pattern etching thin metals from various organic substrates to form transistors or other electronic circuits. In addition, these systems are used to via drill most types of organic and inorganic materials with selective material removal, down to 1um. Systems designed for Roll-to-Roll, Reel-to-Reel and Sheet handling. Resolution capabilities to 1um. Machines designed for 24/7 production environments.
 
Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is enabling the Internet of Everything through our NFC (near field communications) solutions. We provide consumer-focused NFC mobile marketing as well as industrial and supply chain solutions, including blockchain applications. Thinfilm delivers end-to-end support throughout the entire process, starting with the manufacturing of NFC tags using our roll-to-roll printed electronics production process. Our offering also includes our CNECT™ Cloud Platform, which captures data and provides actionable insights into consumer behavior and business logistics, as well as integration support to apply tags to physical items.
 
Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company in Norway with global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose, California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London; Hamburg; Singapore; and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.thinfilmNFC.com External Link.
 
Toyobo Co., Ltd.
Toyobo is composed of four major business units and based on the technology of modification, polymerization, processing and bio-science. The key focus is specifically functional polymers and materials business. Toyobo "Vylon" is the functional co-polyester resin created by advanced high-molecular weight polymerization technology and available for various applications in adhesive, coating and sealant industries etc.
 
UniJet
UniJet Co. Ltd is a total solution provider of inkjet printing systems and technology, especially for electronic material deposition. UniJet supplies printing systems ranging from R&D systems to mass production systems for LCD, PDP, OLED, PLED, solar cell, PCB, RFID, semiconductor packaging, and various coating applications. Mass production systems are customized to meet the application requirements and specifications with R2R printing systems. UniJet also offers process know how for various application developments as well as for application specific inks.
 
Innovation Pavilion Exhibitors
AJJER, LLC
AJJER is a materials development company with over 60 man years of experience with electrochromic (EC) technology. AJJER principals were instrumental in developing EC automotive mirrors for Donnelly Corporation, which has been the most successful commercial application of this technology. Our current focus is on development of EC materials for inexpensive display technologies for printed electronics that can be used for labels and tags. We work with printed electronics manufacturers and end-users by providing EC materials and related knowhow.
 
Planar Energy Devices
Planar Energy Devices Inc. is a privately held developer of tunable solid state power storage products for commercial and consumer applications. Planar designs and manufactures energy storage products based upon a proprietary portfolio of deposition, materials and design technologies it has acquired from world-class government, academic and corporate research centers. The company combines its family of proprietary solid state electrolyte materials with high-capacity solid state cathode and anode materials to create the world's thinnest and safest high-capacity batteries that can be manufactured using proven and scalable manufacturing processes. For more information, visit www.PlanarEnergy.com.
 
Prototype and Production Systems Inc
Prototype and Production Systems manufactures components for ink jet integrators and OEMs including the PPSI-12000, a self-contained printhead and ink supply based upon the Xaar 1001 Through-Flow Technology. The PPSI-12000 is targeted at integrators and OEMs who wish to benefit from the unrivalled reliability of the Xaar 1001 in an extremely easy to use package. With an industry leading 1000 nozzles at 360 dip with grey scale capability, the PPSI-12000 is ideal for a wide variety of high speed single pass and scanning applications including commercial print, labels, packaging and textiles. The self-contained system has the capability to operate on less than 75ml of fluid, making it an ideal candidate for high value specialist fluid applications that require the precise, non-contact deposition of functional fluids in the most demanding industrial applications. The PPSI team of electrical, mechanical, computer science and chemical engineers is focused on bringing state of the art technology within easy reach of integrators and OEMs worldwide. More information can be found at www.prototypesys.com
 
Solarmer
Solarmer Energy Inc. is a developer of transparent, flexible plastic solar panels, the next wave in generating renewable energy from the sun. These solar panels are opening the door for a wide range of new application areas in renewable energy, which are not currently addressable with conventional silicon solar panel technology. Our company's solar panels have the potential to reduce the cost of renewable energy down to 12-15 cents/kWh and less than $1/Watt, which means plastic solar panels will be the first in solar capable of generating electricity on par with conventional fuel costs. Solarmer was founded in 2006 to commercialize this technology, which was developed by Professor Yang Yang at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA. The company has licensed this technology from UCLA and additional technology developed by Professor Luping Yu at the University of Chicago. These plastic solar panels, made from very thin layers of plastics and other materials, convert solar energy into electricity in a very cost-effective way.
 
Silver Sponsors
FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 32 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, 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.
 
Heraeus GmbH
Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve our business performance.
We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their competitiveness in the long term by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on themes such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries.
In the 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.
 
Elumin8
 
NovaCentrix
NovaCentrix is focused on technologies and materials to enable manufacturing in Printed Electronics. The PulseForge® photonic curing tools process high-temperature materials on low-temperature substrates. Applications include drying, sintering, annealing, or reacting metallic, non-metallic, and semiconductor inks, without damaging temperature sensitive substrates such as foils and plastics.
 
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.
 
Bronze Sponsors
Optomec
Optomec is evolving the world of additive manufacturing by enabling new dimensions in 3D printing. The LENS and Aerosol Jet families of printers support a range of materials for metals, 3D printed electronics and other applications, and are able to implement feature sizes never before possible.
 
Agfa-Gevaert NV
Founded in 1867, Agfa is a leader in the graphics arts industry, in healthcare radiology and IT solutions as well as a number of niche markets, such as green hydrogen, synthetic paper and printed electronics. With its ORGACON product portfolio, Agfa stays at the cutting edge of material development for printed electronics and digitally fabricated PCBs. It includes coatings as well as screen print and inkjet inks for applications ranging from transparent electrodes to conductive circuitry for automotive, home appliances and consumer electronics.
 
BASF
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,200 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.9 billion in 2017. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.com External Link. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London
(BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com External Link. BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH is a subsidiary of BASF.
 
Cambridge Display Technology (CDT)
CDT has developed a portfolio of thin, flexible, organic, printed electronic devices including OLED displays, sensors, transistors, energy harvesters and more. CDT's solution processed, in-air-deposited active layers, air-stable cathodes and simple encapsulation process (lamination) provides new functionality, freedom of design and easy system integration in a broad range of applications.
 
Ciba
Ciba is a leading global company dedicated to producing high-value effects for its customers' products. We strive to be the partner of choice for our customers, offering them innovative products and one-stop expert service. We create effects that improve the quality of life - adding performance, protection, color and strength to plastics, paper, automobiles, buildings, home and personal care products and much more. Ciba is active in more than 120 countries around the world and is committed to being a leader in its chosen markets.
 
cintelliq ltd
Founded in 2002, cintelliq focuses exclusively on providing information services and strategic consulting based on independent analysis of the emerging organic semiconductor industry. Its range of services aims to address the needs of both individuals and organisations with an interest in the development of technologies and applications across the whole of the organic semiconductor industry. cintelliq invests its resources in: monitoring and tracking commercial and technology developments; attending exhibitions and conferences; conducting independent research; codifying its analysis.
 
Coding Products
Coding Products, a division of ITW, is a manufacturer of thermal transfer printer ribbons, hot stamp foils and hot ink rolls that are used in a broad range of applications. Located in northern Michigan, Coding Products has been a supplier to the printing industry since 1977 and is primarily focused on meeting marking/decorating needs with specialized requirements (e.g. high durability, color matching, sterilization, etc.). Coding Products participates in a variety of key markets including medical devices, card personalization, outdoor signage and pipe/cable markings. The core technologies of Coding Products are new formulation development, milling, ink mixing, coating and custom slitting. Coding Products and Printexs have collaborated to develop a ribbon suitable for use in thermal transfer printers capable of digitally printing conductive traces and images. The prints produced by this ribbon exhibit excellent conductive properties. While our early interests in this new technology were focused on the fabrication of electroluminescent signage for Coding Products' core signage market, we have come to recognize that the ribbon developed has the potential to meet the needs of many applications in both consumer and industrial applications.
 
Max Daetwyler Corporation
Daetwyler understands the tolerances required for printed electronics. We have been designing and building high-precision, sub-micron machines for the gravure printing industry for 25+ years. Our R&D division in Dayton, Ohio focuses on creating new uses for our specialty software and high-resolution engraving units. This dedicated focus ensures maximum accuracy through the use of the latest controls including temperature monitoring, laser-based position feedback, and advanced linear induction drives. Headquartered in Switzerland, Daetwyler is a global leader in the development of prepress software and equipment for the printing industry.
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
Elumin8
 
Emerson & Cuming
For over 50 years, Emerson & Cuming has focused on providing high performance conductive inks and adhesives for the most demanding electronic industries around the world. Their state-of-the-art antenna inks provide the best solution for solvent and temperature-sensitive substrates, while their novel snap cure die attach adhesives enable low cost tag assembly at high production speeds. The company remains at the forefront as a proven leader with exceptional antenna inks and die attach adhesives for RFID tag assembly.
 
Enfucell Oy
Enfucell is a leading customized battery supplier to printed electronics industry. The company has developed a printable, thin, flexible and eco-friendly SoftBattery®, which can be used as a power source in various Internet of Things and wearable electronics products and applications. Find out more at http://www.enfucell.com.
 
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.
 
FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 32 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, 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.
 
Heraeus GmbH
Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve our business performance.
We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their competitiveness in the long term by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on themes such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries.
In the 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.
 
IDTechEx
IDTechEx provides independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations.
 
IDTechEx business and technology experts provide international perspective in a diverse range of emerging technologies including 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy harvesting, energy storage, life sciences, printed electronics, IoT and many other topics.
 
IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in USA, Germany and Japan and associates in South Korea.
 
ImageXpert
ImageXpert is a leader in machine vision technology for inkjet drop-in-flight analysis, print quality inspection, and part inspection. ImageXpert produces the JetXpert Dropwatcher, the JetXpert Print Station, and other advanced analysis systems for R&D laboratories. ImageXpert is also a renowned integrator; combining printheads, drive electronics, ink supplies, and more into turnkey inkjet development systems.
 
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.
 
InkTec Co., Ltd
Transparent Silver Inks, developed by InkTec with patented technology, are Ag-based conducting inks suitable to RFID Tag, PCB, reflective film, display, and EMI shielding, etc. Differently from other prior conductive inks based on nano-technology, InkTec inks are purely transparent silver inks which are not formulated by particle structure. The inks are stable even in long-term storage and applicable to various substrates because they enable ink sintering in low temperature for conductive trace.
 
ISRA VISION
After more than 25 years, ISRA VISION continues to be one of the global leading suppliers of machine vision systems with strategic focus on high-speed surface quality inspection. The systems provide 100% inspection of printed, patterned, and un-printed materials, either on continuous web (reel-to-reel) or sheets. For printed electronics applications, the systems inspect 100% of each repeat and detect defects such as mis-registration, shorts, opens, cracks, "mouse-bites", and substrate defects. Defects are classified by type and the location of each defect is mapped. Our goal: to provide the entire production chain with standard solutions to optimize production and to maximize yield.
 
Multek Flexible Circuits
Multek Flexible Circuits Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), has delivered reliable Flexible Electronics and Materials for over 60 years. Our state of the art equipment enables sketch to scale solutions, which helps to optimize your cost/benefit equation. Built upon a foundation of rapid response, technology leadership and high reliability, Multek empowers customers to take products to the market quickly through early engineering, integrating our unique technologies, and volume production. Our solutions leverage a broad range of high-performance products, materials, and solutions.
 
NanoMas Technologies
NanoMas Technologies, Inc. engages in the research, development, engineering, and commercialization of nanotechnology and nanomaterials. We offer various inks such as silver and gold nanoparticle inks, conjugated polymer inks, and polymer dielectric inks, as well as conductor and semiconductor nanocrystal inks for printable electronics. We also develop functional nanoparticulates, including silver and gold nanoparticles and decorated carbon nanotubes. In addition inks and nanoparticulates, NanoMas provides carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers incorporating various physical, mechanical, electrical and optical properties for applications in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites, biosensors and medical diagnostics, and novel drug delivery. These inks are designed for applications in various technologies including:
 
  • Flexible and flat panel displays
  • Radio frequency identification antenna and integrated circuits
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Reflective mirrors and metallic coatings
  • Printable solar cells
 
Our innovative technologies allow production of printable conductor, semiconductor, and dielectric inks for printed electronics.
 
NovaCentrix
NovaCentrix is focused on technologies and materials to enable manufacturing in Printed Electronics. The PulseForge® photonic curing tools process high-temperature materials on low-temperature substrates. Applications include drying, sintering, annealing, or reacting metallic, non-metallic, and semiconductor inks, without damaging temperature sensitive substrates such as foils and plastics.
 
Organic and Printed Electronics (OPE) Magazine
Organic & Printed Electronics serves professionals involved in the development, integration and utilization of organic and printed electronics products and technologies in North America. The publication provides a cost-effective way for vendors providing products and services for the organics and printed electronics marketplace to reach qualified buyers and specifiers with a magnitude that has not been possible before.
 
OTB Solar /PiXDRO
PixDro is an innovative company, specialized in the research & development of industrial inkjet applications and the manufacturing of advanced inkjet printing systems for research and industry. Our experience in the inkjet printing market has resulted in various innovative technologies and products.
 
Our products consist of printing modules embedded in an open system architecture allowing PixDro to customize our systems (LP 50 and LP 150) for client specific processes and applications. These building blocks enable easy integration and migration from entry-level single layer printing for R&D purposes to volume printing in an industrial system.
 
With these products and modules PixDro facilitates the development of applications and offers a migration path to a complete industrial production system.
 
As part of the OTB-Group, PixDro offers complete printing solutions including pre and post processing; thereby, providing a complete solution for your requirements.
www.pixdro.com www.otb.nl
 
PolyIC
PolyIC develops and markets products based on the platform technology printed electronics: In the course of this PolyIC offers products from the field "Touch Sensors & Passive Devices".
 
"Touch Sensors & Passive Devices"
Touch sensors based on the PolyTC® technology offer transparent, conductive and flexible possibilities for touch screens and capacitive keys in any variants. Furthermore, this technology enables the setup of flexible circuit structures as passive devices for a huge variety of further applications. The highlight is the possibility to combine decoration and function to achieve a maximum of design flexibility.
 
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
 
Printed Electronics World
Printed Electronics World provides you with a daily update of the latest industry developments. Running for over 10 years this free portal covers the progress to printed electronics in all its forms - from transistor circuits to power, sensors, displays, materials and manufacturing.
 
Hosted and written by IDTechEx, the leading printed electronics analyst and event organiser, articles provide commentary, analysis and give a balanced view of the issue. You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Wednesday listing the new articles posted in the previous week. We aim to make this service your most valuable tool for keeping up to date with the printed electronics industry.
 
Printexs
Printexs Located in Mesa, Arizona, Printexs has established itself as a leader in custom digital, functional printing. Their specialty is applying EMI, RFI and conductive coatings. Printexs employs a broad range of high performance functional coatings which include EMI/RFI coatings (copper, silver, etc.), epoxy, polyurethane, acrylic and enamel coatings. The core strength of Printexs is the expertise of its technicians in their particular area of coating and printing applications. In addition to the above coatings, Printexs offers customized silkscreening, photo etching, CNC machining, Large format thermal and inkjet printing.
 
Printexs is working with partnering companies on digital thermal transfer conductive and non-conductive ribbons and substrates for functional printed electroluminescent lighting and printed electronic applications.
 
RadTech International
RadTech International is the trade association for UV & EB curing technology and is the authoritative source for information on the use of UV & EB curable materials for flexible and printed electronics. Visit our website to discover the possibilities in using UV & EB technology to cure inks, coatings, and adhesives in your flexible and printed electronics process.
 
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.
 
Rogers Corporation
The Durel Division of Rogers Corporation will present their Printed Electronics and Lighting Solutions. Durel has over twenty years of design and high volume manufacturing experience in printed electronics. Our screen printing capabilities include product design, electrical, mechanical and optical testing, precision registration along with finished product converting and assembly operations.
 
Products and applications include medical electrodes and sensors, capacitive sensors, conductive adhesives, antenna, electroluminescent lamps, light guide film backlights and polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC).
 
Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) is a global technology leader in the development of high performance specialty-materials-based products for a variety of applications in diverse markets. The company operates sales and manufacture facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
 
Soligie
Soligie utilizes high speed, roll-to-roll manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. Soligie offers a full range of services including: concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production. We combine emergent materials with proprietary manufacturing processes and produce electrical components such as memory, sensors, displays and batteries for integration onto thin, flexible substrates. Soligie currently serves the military, medical device, smart packaging, RFID and flexible interconnect markets.
 
Sonoplot
SonoPlot designs and sells Microplotter® materials dispensing systems for drawing features as small as 10 to 20 microns. Our patented ultrasonic dispensing technology enables true contiguous lines for superior conductive traces and enables the deposition of a wide range of materials, including solutions containing graphene, carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles, and polymers.
 
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.
 
TAMARACK Scientific Co., Inc., A SÜSS MicroTec AG Company
Manufacturer of LASER SYSTEMS, UV STEPPERS, UV SCANNERS and MASK ALIGNERS. Tamarack supplies photolithography and laser micromachining systems. We specialize in applications including: Displays, RFID, Solar Cells, Organic Electronics, MEMS, Medical Devices and HDI. Our Excimer and Solid State ablation systems are ideal for direct pattern etching thin metals from various organic substrates to form transistors or other electronic circuits. In addition, these systems are used to via drill most types of organic and inorganic materials with selective material removal, down to 1um. Systems designed for Roll-to-Roll, Reel-to-Reel and Sheet handling. Resolution capabilities to 1um. Machines designed for 24/7 production environments.
 
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. www.oe-a.org
 
Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies, the world's leading producer of solutions for wearable and flexible electronics. An innovator in the wearable medical device space, Blue Spark utilizes its proprietary, patented, printed battery technology to develop disruptive technologies in printed and flexible electronics.
 
Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Blue Spark Technologies was founded as the leader in developing thin, flexible, printed battery solutions based on intellectual property licensed from Energizer®. Blue Spark Technologies' latest innovation, TempTraq®, is the only Bluetooth®, wearable temperature monitor in the form of a soft, comfortable patch that continuously, safely and comfortably, monitors body temperature for up to 72 hours and sends alerts to Apple® or Android™ compatible mobile devices. The company's TempTraq Connect HIPAA-compliant service supported by Google Healthcare Cloud Platform allows parents and caregivers to monitor body temperature from anywhere. It also allows direct integration with health care provider electronic health records (EHR) systems and central nursing stations, providing a secure method of storing patient health care data.
 
In addition to delivering battery technology to complementary solution developers, Blue Spark has developed an innovative line of industrial wireless sensing products.
 
Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is enabling the Internet of Everything through our NFC (near field communications) solutions. We provide consumer-focused NFC mobile marketing as well as industrial and supply chain solutions, including blockchain applications. Thinfilm delivers end-to-end support throughout the entire process, starting with the manufacturing of NFC tags using our roll-to-roll printed electronics production process. Our offering also includes our CNECT™ Cloud Platform, which captures data and provides actionable insights into consumer behavior and business logistics, as well as integration support to apply tags to physical items.
 
Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company in Norway with global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose, California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London; Hamburg; Singapore; and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.thinfilmNFC.com External Link.
 
Unidym Inc
Unidym is a leader in the development, manufacture, and application of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) for electronic devices. Unidym's CNT-based transparent conductive film delivers both process simplification and mechanical robustness for touch screens and display applications. When CNT-based films are compared to current ITO/IZO transparent electrode materials, Unidym's products offer valuable features such as uniform transmission across the entire visible light spectrum, mechanical flexibility, reduced reflectivity and are more cost effective to manufacture. In addition to its product applications, Unidym has an expansive IP portfolio, with over 200 foreign and domestic patents and patent applications on CNTs and their applications.
 
UniJet
UniJet Co. Ltd is a total solution provider of inkjet printing systems and technology, especially for electronic material deposition. UniJet supplies printing systems ranging from R&D systems to mass production systems for LCD, PDP, OLED, PLED, solar cell, PCB, RFID, semiconductor packaging, and various coating applications. Mass production systems are customized to meet the application requirements and specifications with R2R printing systems. UniJet also offers process know how for various application developments as well as for application specific inks.
 
Xennia
Xennia has a broad range of capability in inkjet technology applicable to printed electronics. Xennia is a leading developer and supplier of inks and processes including conductive, resistive, semiconductor, electrochromic, etch resist, colour filter and OLED inks. Xennia is also able to supply robust industrial inkjet modules and systems for production applications, and can support inkjet development programmes by supplying development tools and printing systems.
 
Sponsors
BASF
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,200 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.9 billion in 2017. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.com External Link. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London
(BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com External Link. BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH is a subsidiary of BASF.
 
Cambridge Display Technology (CDT)
CDT has developed a portfolio of thin, flexible, organic, printed electronic devices including OLED displays, sensors, transistors, energy harvesters and more. CDT's solution processed, in-air-deposited active layers, air-stable cathodes and simple encapsulation process (lamination) provides new functionality, freedom of design and easy system integration in a broad range of applications.
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 32 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, 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.
 
Heraeus GmbH
Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve our business performance.
We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their competitiveness in the long term by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on themes such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries.
In the 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.
 
NovaCentrix
NovaCentrix is focused on technologies and materials to enable manufacturing in Printed Electronics. The PulseForge® photonic curing tools process high-temperature materials on low-temperature substrates. Applications include drying, sintering, annealing, or reacting metallic, non-metallic, and semiconductor inks, without damaging temperature sensitive substrates such as foils and plastics.
 
Agfa-Gevaert NV
Founded in 1867, Agfa is a leader in the graphics arts industry, in healthcare radiology and IT solutions as well as a number of niche markets, such as green hydrogen, synthetic paper and printed electronics. With its ORGACON product portfolio, Agfa stays at the cutting edge of material development for printed electronics and digitally fabricated PCBs. It includes coatings as well as screen print and inkjet inks for applications ranging from transparent electrodes to conductive circuitry for automotive, home appliances and consumer electronics.
 
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.
 
Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is enabling the Internet of Everything through our NFC (near field communications) solutions. We provide consumer-focused NFC mobile marketing as well as industrial and supply chain solutions, including blockchain applications. Thinfilm delivers end-to-end support throughout the entire process, starting with the manufacturing of NFC tags using our roll-to-roll printed electronics production process. Our offering also includes our CNECT™ Cloud Platform, which captures data and provides actionable insights into consumer behavior and business logistics, as well as integration support to apply tags to physical items.
 
Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company in Norway with global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose, California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London; Hamburg; Singapore; and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.thinfilmNFC.com External Link.
 

 

 

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