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Sales Director - Printed Electronics, Graphene
+44 (0)1223 812300
Sales Director - Printed Electronics, Graphene & 3D Printing
+44 (0)1223 810297
Sales Director: Wearable Technology and Sensors
+44 (0)1273 900 810

1 & 2 April 2014
Berlin, Germany

Tokyo, Japan

Exhibitors 2012

Gold Sponsor
NovaCentrix is focused on technologies and products to enable products and manufacturing in Printed Electronics. The PulseForge® photonic curing tools process high-temperature materials on low-temperature substrates. This includes drying, sintering, annealing, or reacting metallic, non-metallic, and semiconductor inks, without damaging fragile substrates such as foils and plastics. With processing times of only milliseconds, surface depositions can be heated to melting or crystallization temperatures without damaging low temperature substrates. The very short processing times also allow high-speed processing rates, and the PulseForge tools are capable of roll-to-roll production at speeds approaching 300 meters per minute.
NovaCentrix also offers Metalon® conductive inks, specially suited for maximum performance with PulseForge tools. Use with the PulseForge tools allows the Metalon inks to be formulated for maximum printability while still attaining maximum conductivity. Silver inks and the breakthrough ICI copper oxide reduction inks are available. Metalon inks can be applied to substrates such as plastic films, paper, transparent conductive oxides, and glass. With PulseForge tools and Metalon inks, Now You Can.
Silver Sponsors
Agfa-Gevaert NV
Agfa Materials has a leading position in producing film and related products for the graphical and healthcare industry. Agfa Materials commercializes with ORGACON™ a portfolio of PEDOT/PSS based formulations and printing inks. Fields of application range from antistatic or ESD protection to the use as transparent conductive flexible electrode for ITO replacement. More information can be found on www.agfa.com/orgacon
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.
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.
Roth & Rau
PiXDRO technology, powered by Roth & Rau B.V., is specialized in the engineering and manufacturing of advanced inkjet printing systems for research and industry, including development of industrial inkjet applications.
Our innovative products consist of printing modules embedded in an open system architecture allowing PiXDRO to customize the systems for client specific processes and applications.
PiXDRO systems are used in OLED, Printed Electronics, PCB, Solar PV, Medical, rapid prototyping and security printing markets.
With a clear product roadmap from research & development to volume production our customers benefit from easy transfer of application development to full industrial production.
Thin Film Systems
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.
Vorbeck Materials
Vorbeck Materials Corp. develops products based on Vor-x™ graphene to meet real-world industrial challenges. Vorbeck's Vor-ink™ line of conductive inks and coatings for the printed electronics industry are the world's first graphene-based commercial products. Vor-ink™ formulations harness the exceptional conductivity of graphene and provide ultra-flexible and robust inks and coatings at a fraction of the cost of silver inks. Vor-ink™ formulations are available for screen, flexographic, and gravure printing techniques and can be used with standard commercial graphic printing presses. Vorbeck also offers on-site application support and custom formulation capabilities to compliment the attractive price and performance of its inks.
Lanyard Sponsor
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.
Tour Sponsor
FUJIFILM Dimatix's MEMS-based technology lets inkjet printing create products like displays and electronics, RFID antennas, smart tags, DNA arrays, smart packaging and wearable electronics. The Dimatix Materials Printer DMP-2831 is a low-cost, cartridge-based piezo inkjet printing system that enables direct deposition of functional fluids - including nanoparticle-based metallic and organic materials. Similarly, the DMP-3000 is capable of printing a wide range of functional fluids from both experimental cartridge-based printheads with small volumes and high performance printheads appropriate for industrial and high throughput applications. Expanding upon the DMP-2831 and the DMP-3000, the new DMP-5000 and DMP-5005 are large format, non-contact, fluid deposition systems capable of jetting a wide range of functional fluids using multiple FUJIFILM Dimatix fluid deposition printheads interchangeably.
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. is the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems. As of July 2006, FUJIFILM Dimatix is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation. FUJIFILM Dimatix has more than 28 years experience in advancing the performance of drop-on-demand dispensing devices and applications, and its state-of-the-art technology provides solutions for the printed electronics industry.

Delegate Bag Insert Sponsor
American Elements
American Elements is the world's largest materials science company with a catalogue of over 16,000 products including high purity chemicals and metals, semiconductors, nanoparticles and isotopes for high technologies such as battery & hydrogen storage, solar energy and automotive/aerospace. The company has manufacturing and research facilities in the U.S., Mexico, Europe and China. The complete catalog of advanced and engineered materials can be found at americanelements.com.

Acreo Swedish ICT AB
Acreo- Swedish ICT AB is a leading independent non-profit research institute, working in the areas of Nanoelectronics, Printed Electronics, Fiber Optics and Sensor Technology. Within Printed Electronics, Acreo is primarily focusing on packaging, Internet of Things and Health care (e.g. integrated biosensors). Acreo's competence spans from novel materials to integrated systems and manufacturing.
Adphos North America, Inc
Adphos North America, Inc. develops adphosNIR® (Near InfraRed) technologies for applications including Printed Electronics, Ultra-High Speed Inkjet and Accelerated Drying and Curing of Inks, Paints and Coatings. Benefits of adphosNIR® include:
• Higher Productivity by sintering nano-inks in a fraction of the time without affecting the substrate.
• Lower Investment Cost over other "low temperature curing" technologies.
• Modular and Compact product designs.
Adphos North America's sales and service organization is headquartered in Brookfield, WI. Adphos is equipped to serve on an international level with offices throughout Europe, North America and Asia.
Advanced Nano Products Co Ltd
ANP (Advanced Nano Products Co., Ltd) manufacture nano-sized material products such as metal & metal oxide ultrafine powders, sol, paste and coating solutions. All the products are manufactured in an integrated process from raw material procurement to final inspection, and have been utilized in the electronic display, semiconductor fabrication, and special film industries.
Headquartered in Fort Mills, SC, the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators serves as the global forum for the flexible metallizing, coating and laminating industry by providing resources, services and information that promote and encourage use of member companies' products and services. It seeks solutions of interest; collects and distributes information to improve awareness and fosters an environment that maintains relationships and a spirit of cooperation among member companies. AIMCAL organizes regular technical conferences, Webinars, AIMCAL Converting School courses and exhibits at tradeshows and industry events around the world. AIMCAL's official technical magazine - Converting Quarterly - is published quarterly in print and electronic formats.
AIXTRON is a leading supplier of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The Company's technology solutions are used by a diverse range of 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.
For organic thin film deposition AIXTRON offers two 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, for instance for the manufacturing of OTFTs, electro-wetting applications, and many more. OVPD® and PVPD™ systems are available for mass production as well as for R&D.
ALTANA offers innovative, environmentally compatible solutions with the matching specialty products for coating manufactures, paint and plastic processors, the printing and cosmetic industries, and the electrical and electronic industry.
In order to strengthen R&D efforts of its subsidiaries in the areas of future technologies the ALTANA technology Platform "Printed Electronics" has been established to combine the R&D efforts of the single divisions in this field. The platform laboratory is located at ELANTAS Beck GmbH in Hamburg.
Competence in printed electronics - ALTANA offers special varnishes, printing inks, functional coatings, encapsulation & barrier layers, insulators & dielectrics, glues, pigments, additives and nanotechnology.
Applied Laser Engineering
Applied Laser Engineering is the world-leading manufacturer of High Definition Laser Engraving Systems available in a range of sizes and formats.
We specialise in machines which produce engravings into a typically cylindrical form where high resolution and high accuracy over the work-piece are required. Engravings can be of a graphical nature. Flat sheet engravings can also be produced either wrapped onto a drum or in the flat using our new X/Y systems. Systems can utilise a drum scanning technique, galvo scanning or acousto-optic scanning or a combination there-of. A wide range of substrate materials can also be engraved including polymers, metals, and ceramics to date.
Arjowiggins Creative Papers
Arjowiggins is one of the first specialty paper producer in the world, with 25 paper machines, 2 billions $ sales and 5200 employees. The 4 businesses of the group are Graphic and specialty papers, Coated US, Creative papers (paper for corporate communication, luxury packaging...) and Security (banknote papers, biometric passports....). The company cares about the environment through several strategic initiatives: The development of innovative recycled papers, the promotion of the use of FSC papers, the reduction of the environmental impact of the production.
Asbury Carbons
Asbury Carbons remains a major supplier of natural graphite, synthetic graphite, related carbon products, and a variety of other raw materials. By focusing on meeting your diverse needs, we continue to maintain our position as the world's supplier of choice for refined graphite and other carbons. Our extensive research and development work creates new products to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, continuing our long history of collaboration, growth, and diversification.
Avidity IP
Avidity IP are European based Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys with extensive experience in the diverse fields of printed electronics and materials. For over 20 years our team of attorneys has advised North American and European companies in the area of electronics and materials, some having worked in-house at major industrial companies. Familiar technologies include formulation chemistry, driving electronics, device architecture, microprinting, polymer and small molecule chemistry, medical devices, PVs, display systems and inkjet. We provide patent services including drafting and prosecuting patent applications, advising on freedom to use and advising on litigation and European Patent Office oppositions and appeals.
Blue Nano
Blue Nano is a nanomaterials manufacturer that develops high quality, cost effective and reliable nano-focused industrial solutions in the highest volumes available anywhere. We work within a wide range of industries, including energy, automotive, printed electronics, Displays, chemical, materials and medical. In particular, we have placed an emphasis on cutting-edge clean energy products for solar cells, lithium ion batteries and a variety of chemical and fuel cell catalysts.
Blue Nano serves OEM manufacturers, independent research labs, and universities across the globe. Companies from Europe, Asia and North America are successfully using Blue Nano's products and technical services to further enhance consumer products.
Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies, Inc. is the leader in developing flexible, printed, "green," proprietary power source solutions for battery-powered printed electronic systems. The company was founded as Thin Battery Technologies in 2002 with patented technology and technical leadership from Energizer (Eveready Battery Company). Blue Spark customers include manufacturers, product designers, and integrators across multiple industries including: interactive packaging, RFID, pharmaceutical, powered smart cards, and novelty items. Users of products powered by Blue Spark batteries enjoy increased efficiency, greater convenience and portability, improved safety, lower manufacturing and assembly costs, higher profit margins, and greater environmental responsibility. For more information, visit www.bluesparktechnologies.com or call +1 440 249 5400.
Bluestone Global Tech
Bluestone Global Tech, founded in 2011 and based in NY, is the leader in the emergent graphene industry. We pride ourselves on supplying the highest-quality graphene and graphene-based applications available. Bluestone is committed to meet the challenges of modern electronics with ever-increasing functionality and proficiency.
Our flagship product, Grat-FilmTM, can be produced in large-area, up to 50", and single crystal films on various substrates. Grat-FilmTM offers unparalled material properties such as high mobility/carrier density and low sheet resistance/high optical transmittance.
From batteries, LED, display technologies and touch panels - Bluestone Global Tech is quite literally Redefining Everything!
Bosch Rexroth
Bosch Rexroth is one of the world's leading specialists in the field of drive and control technologies. Under the brand name of Rexroth the company supplies more than 500,000 customers with tailored solutions for driving, controlling and moving. Bosch Rexroth is a partner for industrial applications and factory automation, mobile applications and using renewable energies. As The Drive & Control Company, Bosch Rexroth develops, produces and sells components and systems in more than 80 countries. In 2009 Bosch Rexroth part of the Bosch Group, achieved sales of around 4.1 billion Euro with 34,200 employees.
Brewer Science
About Brewer Science
For 30 years, Brewer Science has consistently developed and delivered innovative processes, materials, and equipment for applications in semiconductors, advanced packaging/3-D ICs, MEMS, displays, sensors, LEDs, and printed electronics. Our products include ARC® anti-reflective coatings, ProTEK® protective coatings, WaferBOND® temporary bonding coatings, the ZoneBOND™ thin wafer processing system, OptiNDEX™ high refractive index materials, OptiStack® multilayer lithography systems, CNTRENE® carbon nanotube solutions, and Cee® laboratory-scale wafer processing equipment.
Caledon Controls
Caledon Controls Ltd is a premier supplier of materials and equipment to the Printed Circuit Board manufacturing industry. In business for over 20 years, we have and continue to introduce many innovative and advanced manufacturing processes, equipment and materials to the Industry. This experience, coupled with the knowledge that Printed Electronics is a future growth segment of the interconnection and packaging industry, has enabled us to compile an extensive line of Printed Electronics materials and unique processes to service this new industry.
We are creating today what will be part of tomorrow's products, positioning Caledon Controls as the "Preferred Supplier" in Printed Electronic Materials.
Meet us on Booth #O09
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly's Graphic Communication Department is a leader in print and graphics education in the US. With more than 60 years preparing talent for the field, Cal Poly State University continues to prepare students for industry as well as research new and innovative solutions for print-centric markets. Beginning in Fall 2013, Cal Poly will offer online graduate courses in Printed Electronics and Functional Imaging. Focusing on printed electronics, active packaging, and security printing, this program will provide working professionals an opportunity to participate in meaningful, instructor lead education preparing them for advanced fields in printing. These courses will focus on printing technologies, manufacturing models, product development, and scaling from "lab to fab".
Carestream Advanced Materials
Carestream Advanced Materials offers a flexible, durable and low-cost alternative to indium tin oxide (ITO) films for touch panel, display, photovoltaic, solid state lighting, and smart glass markets. New Carestream® FLEXX transparent conductive films are manufactured by a continuous roll-to-roll coating process, and feature a patented silver nanomaterial technology that allows for exceptional conductance and superior optical performance. Carestream Advanced Materials is a new division of Carestream Health which has annual revenues of 2.5 billion USD, 7,000+ employees and customers in more than 150 countries, and provides end-to-end solution to customers for their transparent conductor needs.
Carestream Tollcoating
CARESTREAM TOLLCOATING provides contract coating services to help you bring your products to market. We specialize in the application of aqueous and solvent coatings on flexible substrates for display, battery, electronic, imaging, photovoltaic and other high tech markets. Carestream Tollcoating builds on over 100 years of coating leadership to deliver problem-solving expertise in precision coating applications, fluid design and preparation, analytical/quality testing and slitting/sheeting. State-of-the-art pilot facilities also make Carestream Tollcoating an ideal partner for product development, scale-up and small volume products. A wide range of coating technologies including slot die, roll, gravure, Mayer rod and curtain coating with optional CDT, UV curing and lamination are available on both the production and pilot scale coaters. For additional information, please visit www.Tollcoating.com or call 800-234-8069.
CERADROP, a MGI Group company
Ceradrop is an innovative company that designs, manufactures and sells inkjet equipment for digital manufacturing of components (printed electronics and new power sources technologies). Ceradrop tools enable multi-materials high accuracy printing (both 2D and 3D).
A key feature of Ceradrop team is that it has its origins not in graphic arts but rather in materials science and component engineering. This background allows Ceradrop to provide an exclusive approach of inkjet processes, fully dedicated to materials problems solving. Following our experience and users feedback, Ceradrop provides to industries and laboratories a wide range of specific tools and dedicated services. Our company organization is focused on customer service and support in order to provide a complete work environment covering the entire needs of an inkjet process. With dedicated facilities and highly specialized teams, Ceradrop supplies the customers of its machines with a reliable support in: ink formulation and optimization, process development, custom printer design, and dedicated software modules.
Ceradrop exclusive approach of inkjet processes, based on using standard CAD files for the generation of printing scripts, is one of the keys of our current success and excellent user feedback in many different fields: OPV, OLED, organic electronic, passive components, ceramic and metallic thick films, 3D micro-manufacturing.
Cheap Tubes Inc
Haydale & its North American agent Cheap Tubes Inc. - Product Launch
* A 100% Graphene flake conductive ink
* Lithium Ion Anode composite material GNPs intercalated with Silicon
* Few layer, high surface area, easily dispersible, highly crystalline Graphenes suitable for catalytic support in DSSC's and sensors (700 m2/g)
* Graphene decorated with zinc oxide quantum flakes suitable for sensors
CTI will be happy to discuss sales and collaborative market exploitation opportunities.
Other R&D samples for display are HDPlas™ enabled sensors, DSC cells, printed inks, transparent conductive films, Zinc Oxide belts and Zinc Oxide Graphene hybrids.
Limited samples of HDPlas™ nano materials are free to students.
Chromaline Screen Print Products
From the demand for stunning clarity and precision of printing of the graphic overlay, to the minute finesse of ultra-fine lines and precision ink deposition in circuit board production, Chromaline Screen Print Products is the world leading manufacturer of stencil products specifically engineered for today's high-tolerance industrial printing applications.
Conducting business in over 100 countries, Chromaline has been servicing industrial printers for over a quarter century, challenging the fundamentals of screen making, improving printing processes and altering what is possible in industrial printing.
Clemson University
The Sonoco Institute at Clemson University has a major emphasis on applied research in Printed Electronics. A primary part of our mission is the development of Intelligent Packaging, which depends heavily on printed electronics. Utilizing a cross disciplinary approach, the focus is on the commercial optimization and deposition of advanced materials on flexible substrates. With approximately 10,000 square feet devoted to Printed Electronics, the institute features a state of the art modular platform press (flexo, gravure & rotary screen), and a host of other equipment. Members of the faculty and staff have been involved in printed electronics for a decade. Printed electronics in packaging is a natural fit for Clemson because of the world-class expertise in roll-to-roll processes, advances in materials research, high quality engineering and science programs, and thorough knowledge of the packaging requirements and test procedures.
Coatema Coating Machinery
Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH is market leader in printing, coating and laminating equipment.
Focused on high tech markets, the company offers everything from high precision register controlled printing systems like screen, gravure, flexo and inkjet to nanolayer coating systems like slot die and over 30 different application system. Laser patterning, nanoimprinting and the state of art in curing like photonic sintering, electrical sintering or the famous Coatema jet air dryer round off the portfolio.
From very small to very big, the whole upscale process out of one hand - this is the company vision of Coatema.
cyberTECHNOLOGIES is dedicated to providing our clients with industry leading high-resolution, non-contact 3D measurement systems. Our advanced systems are widely utilized for industrial and scientific applications. The high resolution optical sensor, either laser-based or with a white and infrared light source, together with the specifically designed highly precise x/y scanning stage and sophisticated software, are the core of the system and produce reliable/dependable results.
Our non-contact 3D measurement systems are widely used in microelectronics and other precision industries for a vast array of applications, including waviness measurement, contour measurement, roughness measurement, step height measurement, solar cell measurement, thickness measurement and much more. Our solutions are trusted by major international companies, as well as many small and medium sized companies in R&D and production. We have a worldwide network of qualified distributors and representatives, which makes our company a dependable global player.
Davis Standard
Davis Standard, LLC designs, develops and manufactures aqueous and solvent solution coating and laminating equipment for many applications including medical, pharmaceutical, electronic displays, solar cells, window protection, battery, release & adhesive tapes, and graphite composite to name just a few. A wide range of coaters and coating heads like the Series 4000 cartridge coater offers maximum flexibility with changeovers in 15 minutes or less. Additional cartridges can be added for process changes or to maximize uptime with off-line cleaning. Over 50 coating configurations are available. Custom engineering and R&D capabilities enables the company to build equipment specific to a customer's needs. Davis-Standard also manufactures extrusion coating, cast film, blown film, winding, blow molding and pelletizing equipment.
Demonstration Street
The Printed Electronics USA tradeshow will feature "Demonstration Street", an area dedicated to showing a full range of complete working products. It will include printed flexible displays such as posters, e-readers, audio paper, interactive games, OLED displays, electronics in fabrics, interactive printed controls and menus, printed RFID and much more. Visitors to "Demonstration Street " will have the opportunity to closely examine samples, prototypes, and commercial products. These demonstrators, that incorporate printed electronic functionality, will help attendees envisage how printed electronics can be integrated into their own products. Vist Demonstration Street on stand I10, next to the IDTechEx stand.
Dowa Electronics Materials, Co., Ltd
DOWA Electronics Materials is a Japanese smelter and an established manufacturer of various functional materials such as silver/cupper/zinc/iron powder for electronic device and semiconductor wafer/ LED, with annual revenue of about USD4.5 billion.
We are also developing various new products such as silver nano powder, silver coated alloy powder (copper zinc/copper nickel zinc) for printed electronics and composite oxide powder for fuel cell/auto catalyst.
We are looking for a start-up company, partnering company, institution and individual who has a novel material/novel process/novel application in the area of printed electronics and whom we could possibly collaborate with and/or support financially.
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Microcircuit Materials has nearly 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialized ink compositions for a wide variety of substrates and electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, industrial and telecommunications markets. The company holds a lead position in these markets with success based on close customer relationships and a comprehensive worldwide support infrastructure.
At this year's Conference DuPont will be introducing lower cost, high performance conductor materials for Printed Electronics and Thin Film PV applications. The new PE815 conductor for Printed Electronics can provide a >20% cost benefit, and the PE815 resistivity can be significantly reduced through the use of Photonic Curing.
DuPont Teijin Films
The DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) joint venture is a world-leading manufacturer of high performance PET polyester films specifically designed for use in flexible and printed electronic applications. The Melinex® and Mylar® brands of PET are well known for precise registration and dimensional control. In addition to optically clear low oligomer film with low thermal shrinkage for Flexible Electronics and Displays, DTF is now promoting UV stable/blocking (S)TCHUV films, flame retardant (VTM-0) films, and the new Formable PET for In-Mold Electronics.
EMD Performance Materials
EMD Chemicals' material scientists develop advanced materials for existing and emerging technologies. Our portfolio includes licristal® liquid crystals, licrivue® reactive mesogens, isishape® structuring solutions, livilux®OLED materials, lisicon® organic electronic and organic photovoltaic materials, isiphor® phosphors for LEDs, Patinal® optical evaporants and solarpur®AR coatings. EMD Chemical's Performance Materials are used in display, lighting and photovoltaic applications.
EMD Chemicals is a North American affiliate of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, a global pharmaceutical and chemical company with total revenues of €10.3 billion in 2011, a history that began in 1668, and a future shaped by more than 40,000 employees in 67 countries.
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.
EAG Laboratories
Evans Analytical Group (EAG) is the leading provider of surface analysis and materials characterization services to high technology industries around the world. We specialize in providing quality results with fast turnaround and unmatched expertise, using techniques such as TEM, SEM, SIMS, FIB, Auger, XPS, XRD, Raman, FTIR and many more.
Faustel Inc
Faustel Incorporated provides complete electrode production solutions with over 50 years of experience in coating, drying and all aspects of web handling. Our adaptable modular systems can be arranged to meet your specific requirements in single or double pass configurations, and built to clean room or dry room standards.
Faustel's in-house Process Technical Center stands ready to assist you with product development and process R&D. Our facility includes a 300 mm pilot coater and a 600 mm production level coating line, both capable of aqueous and solvent based slot die, comma roll and gravure coating.
The FlexMattersSM Cluster consists of a growing, comprehensive supply chain and impressive structure of research institutions as well as economic / workforce development organizations and other resources that support the cluster.
Member organizations leverage their collective competencies to maximize the ability to find, compete for and capture new funding and business. The FlexMatters Cluster has five main core competencies which are central to producing flexible electronics materials, devices and systems targeted toward consumer, military, healthcare, industrial and advanced energy markets: (1) functional films and inks; (2) liquid crystal devices and displays, (3) flexible sensors and circuits, (4) organic photovoltaics, and (5) flexible lighting.
The collaborative work of member organizations will position Northeast Ohio in the forefront of flexible electronics technology subsequently attracting revenue, capital and talent from around the world.
FlexTech Alliance
FlexTech Alliance is devoted to fostering the growth, profitability and success of the flexible, printed electronics and display supply chain. FlexTech Alliance offers expanded collaboration between and among industry, academia, government, and research organizations for advancing displays and flexible, printed electronics from R&D to commercialization. Tomorrow, the world will be healthier, safer, simpler, and smarter because of advancements in flexible electronics. To this end, FlexTech Alliance, based in San Jose, Calif., will help develop the supply chain required to support a world-class, manufacturing capability for displays and flexible, printed electronics. More information about FlexTech Alliance can be found at
FUJIFILM Dimatix's MEMS-based technology lets inkjet printing create products like displays and electronics, RFID antennas, smart tags, DNA arrays, smart packaging and wearable electronics. The Dimatix Materials Printer DMP-2831 is a low-cost, cartridge-based piezo inkjet printing system that enables direct deposition of functional fluids - including nanoparticle-based metallic and organic materials. Similarly, the DMP-3000 is capable of printing a wide range of functional fluids from both experimental cartridge-based printheads with small volumes and high performance printheads appropriate for industrial and high throughput applications. Expanding upon the DMP-2831 and the DMP-3000, the new DMP-5000 and DMP-5005 are large format, non-contact, fluid deposition systems capable of jetting a wide range of functional fluids using multiple FUJIFILM Dimatix fluid deposition printheads interchangeably.
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. is the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems. As of July 2006, FUJIFILM Dimatix is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation. FUJIFILM Dimatix has more than 28 years experience in advancing the performance of drop-on-demand dispensing devices and applications, and its state-of-the-art technology provides solutions for the printed electronics industry.
Georgia Tech - Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics
The Georgia Tech Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics (COPE) is a leading research and educational resource center that creates flexible organic photonic and electronic materials and devices that serve the information technology, telecommunications, energy, and defense sectors.
Among the research areas where COPE is making significant advances include: OLEDs for lighting and displays, organic and hybrid photovoltaics for portable power, energy storage, printable organic and hybrid thin-film transistors for flexible electronics, organic materials for all-optical switching and computing, barrier coatings for encapsulation of organic electronics.
COPE has expertise in theory, synthesis, material science and characterization, device physics and in electrical and materials engineering.
Germany Trade & Invest
Germany Trade & Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization advises foreign companies looking to expand their business activities in the German market. It provides information on foreign trade to German companies that seek to enter into foreign markets. All inquiries relating to Germany as a business and investment location are treated confidentially. All investment services are available at no charge.
Goss International Americas
Goss International Americas supplies presses and finishing systems for graphical printing, packaging and other printing applications. The company is differentiated by its printing process knowledge, technical expertise, and comprehensive industrial manufacturing capabilities.
Recently, Goss has taken another step forward in the evolution of printing by applying its process knowledge to the field of printed electronics. The advanced process knowledge and technical expertise that make Goss a premier supplier of printing equipment also allows the company to provide printing services for electronics and to develop processes aimed at high-quality functional printed electronics applications. Goss can print demonstrators and prototypes as well as provide full-scale production for a variety of users. The flexibility of the Goss equipment portfolio enables process customization to meet the requirements of many new printing applications.
Goss International is headquartered in Durham, New Hampshire.
Graphene Devices
Graphene Devices Ltd. (GDL) is developing graphene applications with its partners in a variety of markets. GDL focuses on the chemistry and science needed to utilize graphene and other advanced materials in existing products to increase performance, margin, and the competitive advantages of our partners' product lines. GDL also jointly develops new devices and products that leverage our partners' and our competitive advantages. Current markets that are targeted for development are: advanced graphene-based energy storage, printable electronics, and novel composites.
Graphene Square
Graphene Square is a spin-off company founded in January 2012 and based on the research of Dr. Byung Hee Hong, whose research has been featured in Nature Nanotechnology and other leading academic publications. Our main focus is the commercialization of graphene films (GFs) and we are the world leader in roll-to-roll processing for manufacturing large-area GF. We also provide the academic and industrial R&D communities with high quality GFs and specialized CVD equipment for graphene growth. We specialize in making GFs, graphene oxide, and graphene quantum dots. For more information, please visit www.graphenesquare.com or call +82 2 880 6569.
Graphene Technologies, Inc.
Graphene Technologies (GT) is located in Novato, California, USA. GT was founded in late 2009 to pursue development of a graphene synthesis technology discovered by the founders in 2009. This technology utilizes carbon-dioxide as its primary feedstock and produces exceptionally small, few layer graphene. The GT synthesis process is now scaled and operating at a pilot commercial scale. GT has filed several patents on its synthesis technology and related technologies. The company has twelve full time employees and contractors and is supported by strong partnerships in academic research and with corporations in several relevant markets.
The mission of Graphene Platform is to encourage the widespread use of graphene and to foster this "wonder material's" adoption in a variety of applications and electronic devices. At Graphene Platform, our primary goal is to provide customers with the highest quality Japanese-made graphene samples in the shortest time possible and at the most economical price. We manufacture all samples according to industrial quality standards, and we strive to fulfill all orders within 72 hours of order placement.
GSI Technologies LLC
GSI Technologies, LLC has been an intelligent printing partner for Functional Printing and Industrial Graphic Products for over 25 years. Our extensive printing experience, dedication to customer satisfaction and our capital resources enables us to provide our customers with the highest levels of quality, service and value. Within the Functional Printing segment, GSI Technologies is a leader in printed electronics. Our unique "Lab to Fab®" business model enables companies with emerging technology and applications to finalize development and efficiently scale into production. GSI is registered to ISO9001:2008 standards. GSI Technologies, LLC - where Intelligent Printing is the intelligent choice.
Haiku Tech
Haiku Tech is a leading provider of customized, high accuracy, screen printing and coating solutions for the manufacture of Multilayer Electronic (Passive) Components, Fuel Cells, Solar Cells, OLEDs, Batteries and Printed Electronics in general. Together with our partner companies, Keko Equipment and Polymer Innovations, we have over 40 years of experience designing custom printing (including roll to roll) and coating equipment, as well as screen printable pastes and coating materials
IDTechEx provides independent analysis on the development and application of energy harvesting, printed electronics, RFID, electric vehicles and allied technologies.
You can trust IDTechEx to help you build your business. We provide consultancy, market research and executive-level events across the US, Europe and Asia.
With offices around the globe and a collaborative approach, IIMAK has been developing and manufacturing products that solve customer problems for over 25 years.
Our conductive inks and thermal transfer ribbons offer market leading processing characteristics with curing at 70oC (158oF) and short cure time and both analog and digital options. Our IINK-SSC offers an alternative to traditional silver inks, with a significant price advantage.
Excellent fine line and crisp solid fill ability make IIMAK inks and thermal transfer ribbons an excellent choice for applications such as membrane switches, EL, RFID and many printed electronics applications.
ImageXpert Inc. is a leader in part inspection systems and tools for printed electronics. Developers and manufacturers rely on ImageXpert systems in R&D and in production. We offer expertise in analyzing printed materials from a variety of traditional and digital printing technologies and a long history of providing machine-vision based image quality measurement and part inspection systems to imaging companies worldwide. Our hardware configurations include 2-D camera-based systems, 3-D laser height profiling systems, and line scan camera-based systems. Specialized systems include JetXpert, an innovative system for analysis of drops in flight for any inkjet print head or jetting technology, and ImageXpert Solar, a solar cell inspection system that uses machine vision with both visible and NIR cameras to measure finger widths, spacing and other features.
Incubation Alliance
Incubation Alliance,Inc. has been started with sales/ manufactures of 3D Graphene products since 2010 as a volume manufacturer of the world first.
GRAPHENE FLOWER™ as a product directly synthesized by using unique CVD process called INALA process, has 1-2nm thickness,1-10µm dimensions and 99.9% purity.
GRAPHENE FLOWER™ is available as a starting materials of many potential applications including secondary battery, capacitor, fuel cell, solar cell touch panel, conductive sheet and others.
For more information, please email at kentakubo@optonline.net
Industrial Inkjet Ltd
Industrial Inkjet Ltd. works with customers to create digital printing systems. IIJ offers solutions for the successful implementation of inkjet technology - from printheads to complete single-pass print engines. We build a range of inkjet development printers for process development and prototype production. IIJ is the official sales and technical support centre for Konica Minolta Inkjet Technologies. We are happy to advise on any aspect of the use of inkjet technologies in industrial applications.
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
INNOX is the customer-focused company specializing in IT related materials business.
INNOX provides various solutions of materials with its excellent formulation, coating and lamination technologies.
INNOX aims to be the leading company of IT materials business by providing innovative products and ideas based on accumulated experiences.
Integration Technology
Integration Technology Limited (ITL) designs and manufacturers ultra-violet curing solutions for inkjet printing, industrial applications, and various new emerging technologies. Founded in 2000, ITL was the first UV system developer to recognize and respond to the unique curing needs of UV inkjet printer manufacturers. ITL continues to focus on product innovation, particularly in the area of UV LEDs, and supplies the world's foremost OEMs, integrators, and system developers with UV curing solutions. Headquartered near Oxford, England, ITL provides local support through its direct offices in the USA, China, Korea and Japan and the 10 global offices of its strategic partner IST Metz.
Intrinsiq Materials
Intrinsiq Materials is an advanced materials company with expertise in the manufacture, functionalisation and dispersion of nanoparticles and ink formulation. Specialising in low cost nanoparticle-based copper conductive inkjet inks and screen print pastes for the printed electronics industry, Intrinsiq also supply prototyping and production laser precision sintering systems (LAPS-60) for use with their ink and paste products.
ISORG is the pioneer company in organic and printed electronics devices for large-area photonics and image sensors, developing a disruptive technology converting plastic, paper and glass surfaces into smart surfaces.
ISORG is a start-up company of CEA-LITEN, based in Grenoble (France).
ISORG offers a new generation of high performance, thin and flexible optical sensors for large area digital imaging & scanning,motion & object presence detection, interactive surfaces and light measurement. ISORG has developed a revolutionary user interface with contactless 3D gesture recognition, the 'post tactile' user interface. ISORG technology covers many industrial and consumer markets
iSP Magazine
Industrial + Specialty Printing (iSP) is the only magazine covering functional and decorative printing done as part of the manufacturing process. iSP examines the challenges printers face when setting up and maintaining efficient workflows and provides the solutions to keep production on track in industrial printing operations. Plus, iSP delivers cutting-edge features, industry news, and new products to help printers transform processes and increase output.
Markets covered include automotive; medical; electronics, membrane switches, and flex circuits; RFID; OLED; solar cell and energy; consumer products manufacturers; and decals, labels, and nameplates. Printing processes featured include screen printing, inkjet printing (and other digital imaging technologies), pad printing, hot stamping, in-mold decoration, diecutting, and other finishing processes. Free to qualified subscribers. www.industrial-printing.net.
JNC Corporation
JNC Corporation inherited Chisso Corporation's business and started operation April 1st, 2011.
JNC will contribute to the society by developing original and high performance products such
as liquid crystal materials, overcoats for color filters, Ink-jet inks, OLEDs, etc. With a focus put
on the latest social trend, we consider what will be required in the future. We will continue to
create the cutting edge products and technology.
Kent State University flexPV™ Initiative
Kent State University's flexPV™ Initiative is a university-industry research consortium dedicated to the rapid development and commercialization of flexible photovoltaic technologies. Kent State's photovoltaics research efforts are also being combined with expertise in flexible electronics and liquid crystal technologies to create new flexible power devices for a variety of innovative applications in energy, healthcare and consumer products.
Kissel + Wolf GmbH (KIWO) is a leading manufacturer of stencil making consumables used in close tolerance screen printing applications such as printed electronics, including photovoltaic, RFID, EL and membrane switch, and label, nameplate and graphic overlay. KIWO manufactures premium quality photopolymer liquid direct emulsions and capillary films, screen printable adhesives and chemical sundries for screen cleaning. KIWO's global scope is impressive with over 110 distributors worldwide.
KIWO also supplies the latest technology in high resolution Computer-to-Screen (CTS) imaging systems and automatic screen stretching/cleaning/coating equipment featuring fully integrated, customizable inline automation: screen reclamation, drying, coating, drying, imaging, developing and drying.
Liquid X Printed Metals
Liquid X Printed Metals (Liquid X), a Carnegie Mellon spin-out headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is an advanced material manufacturer of functional metallic inks. Liquid X is pushing the boundaries of functional electronics fabrication by enabling additive manufacturing techniques. Our metallic inks can be printed and upon heating, convert to metal films (or line traces) that have electrical conductivities close to that of the bulk metal - even at nanometer scale thickness (50-100 nm). Liquid X's disruptive technology produces particle-free precursor inks that can provide the application of printed metal lines onto any surface creating tremendous opportunities for a wide range of customers and markets. All electronic devices require multiple layers of interconnects. Therefore, Liquid X technology applies to a wide range of applications within the printed electronics market.
MacDermid Autotype Inc
MacDermid Autotype is the leading global innovator, designer, developer and manufacturer of specialized chemicals and films for enhanced process control within the screen printing industry and also offers unique coating technology for hard-coated films used in a wide range of applications. The company's expertise in precision coating technology enables MacDermid Autotype to transform and enhance the performance of films for many high tech and demanding applications, efficiently providing the means of reproducing exacting images in the production of key electronic components.
Martin Automatic Inc.
High performance splicing, rewinding and tension control systems. Martin Automatic Inc is a U.S. based company with locations in Europe and the Pacific Rim. An engineering-intensive company with over 8,000 installations in more than 50 countries, Martin Automatic is best known for its extensive line of automatic splicing unwinds, automatic transfer rewinds and tension control systems based on its patented inertia compensation technology. For 45 years, Martin has provided innovative solutions for the most demanding web handling challenges.
MBRAUN is recognized as the leading supplier of inert gloveboxes, inert gas purification systems, and customized inert-gas solutions. In recent years additional expertise in vacuum and wet-coating processes as well as in encapsulation technology that has led to an array of new glovebox integrated and standalone process tools. Our process tool line consists of UV cleaning equipment, substrate lamination solutions, UV curing tools, adhesive dispensers, and high-end coating equipment that has gained interest within MBRAUN's global customer base. Additionally, these technologies have included incorporating inert gloveboxes with special design configurations and unique process stations in order to develop and produce high quality OLEDs. For more information please contact MBRAUN at 603-773-9333 and/or email m.boutin@mbraunusa.com
Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC
MEGTEC designs and manufactures infrared and convection air drying and curing ovens as well as complete coating line solutions, providing uniform curing for your critical performance criteria, with multi-zoning for precise process control.
MEGTEC's pilot line facility offers the ability to test and develop products and processes. The line includes a three-zone dryer, slot die and gravure coater and mixing equipment.
Additionally, MEGTEC supplies VOC abatement systems including regenerative thermal oxidizers (RTO), solvent recovery, distillation and purification systems.
With more than 40 years of experience in designing and manufacturing ovens and air pollution control systems, MEGTEC understands thermal air management.
Methode Electronics
Methode Electronics' water based conductive ink for thermal or piezo inkjet printing systems is the world's only system that requires no post print drying or curing/sintering processes. Methode's 9100 series is a nano silver ink that can be printed on several types of media including various coated polymer films. Typical printed properties include an electrical sheet resistance of 100 milliohms per square, excellent abrasion resistance, rub resistance and durability. Bulk resistivity is 6 times silver.
Methode has been a technology leader in the manufacturing and application of inks for over forty years. As experts in formulating conductive and resistive inks Methode can customize an ink to meet your physical layout, substrate material, electrical conductivity and durability requirements. Methode inks are utilized in the automotive, medical, energy, aerospace, sensor and security industries.
MIRWEC Coating / Yasui Seiki
Yasui Seiki designs and manufactures precision Micro GravureR and Slot Die coating heads and complete turn key coating systems. In our MIRWEC facility we supply laboratory development services and prototype production coating capability in a clean room environment. We recognize that "time to market" is a critical business requirement, so we emphasize and expedite supply of materials and minimize red tape.
NANOGAP manufactures nanosilver products for printed electronics applications. Our products range from silver nanoparticle dispersions for ink-jet and aerosol-jet printing, to silver nanofiber dispersions for transparent conductive films.
NANOGAP is an ideal partner for ink formulators. Among our offerings:
• Extremely stable nanoparticle dispersions
• The ability to customize: particle size/distribution, and carrier solvent
• Some of the newest technologies in the market:
  • low temperature sintering Atomic Quantum Clusters (AQCs)
  • multi-modal particle size distributions for improved particle packing
• Ability to produce affordable nanofibers in large scale quantities
• Our products have strong intellectual property protection, allowing our customers freedom to operate
Contact NANOGAP for your next conductive ink project!
National Research Council Canada
The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's premier organization for research and development. Every year NRC scientists, engineers and business experts work closely with Canadian industry to take research impacts from the lab to the marketplace. This market-driven focus delivers innovation faster, enhances people's lives and addresses some of the world`s most pressing problems. NRC has the people, expertise, services, licensing opportunities, national facilities and global networks to help Canadian businesses bring new technologies to market.
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.
nTact is a leading supplier of slot die coating systems and integrated process solutions for printed and organic electronics applications. The company's product line ranges from lower cost R&D systems to fully automated pilot and full production work cells including integrated modules such as AP plasma, hotplates, vacuum dry and others. nTact has nearly 25 years of experience in delivering unique coating processes solutions for a wide range of applications in emerging and mature markets, such as the deposition of organic materials for OLED displays and lighting, conductive and dielectric layers, photoresists, suspensions, and various photovoltaic materials.
Omega Optics, Inc
Omega Optics, Inc was founded in 2001 and is a privately held company based in Austin, Texas that develops and commercializes optical and electronic components for a wide variety of applications. Lightwave components based on planar waveguides deliver broadband and high data rates for global space communication or telecommunication systems. Our RF devices including optical modulators, EM wave sensors, optical/electronic true-time-delay for phased array antennas (PAA), ink-jet printed flexible PAAs antennas, etc provide solutions that can be used in both civilian operations, such as air traffic control and broadcast satellite communications, and in the military arena, such as marine radar, airborne radar, missile guidance, trajectory determination, and satellite communications.
Opalux is a global leader in photonic color technology research and development. The company's mission is to accelerate the commercialization of new technologies and applications based on the exciting platform technology of innovative photonic color. One of the technologies is Photonic Ink (P‐Ink), a tunable electroactive material. By applying different voltages to this material, the photonic crystal structure can be modulated to reflect any desired spectral color in the visible spectrum. Not only is the color tunable, but switching is carried out at low voltages (1.5 V or lower) and amperages (μA), and the resulting color states are bistable. All these performance characteristics make Opalux's P‐Ink technology a viable option for next generation full color reflective displays.
OPE Journal
OPE journal is the new globally circulated magazine for the organic and printed electronics industry. The magazine includes the official OE-A news and starts with a controlled circulation of 9500 copies. Each address is personalised, as OPE journal will be sent to professionals known by name and not only to companies or departments. OPE journal provides its readers with:
• analyses of the latest market trends
• most recent industry news
• independently researched economic and business reports
• reports on new technologies, methods and processes
Operations Technology Inc. (OPTEK) began business in 1978 and is the designer and manufacturer of the video based (VideoMic) and x-ray based (InnerVision) Dimensional Measurement Equipment as well as the DPL-24A Differential Pressure Laminator. These systems find widespread use throughout the world and are particularly effective in hi-tech industries such as Printed Circuit Boards, Semiconductor, Automotive, and Medical applications.
Owens Design
For over 25 years, Owens Design has specialized in designing and manufacturing complex, advanced manufacturing tools. Our clients include leading OEMs and End Manufacturers that must develop complex, automated systems in a rapid timeframe. Areas of specialization include high speed wafer, cell, glass, web, and unique substrate handling, vision systems, high speed automation, robotics, and system controls. Past projects include systems for inspection & test, high speed binning & sorting, laser processes, cleaning, heating & cooling, and atmospheric and vacuum plasma processes.
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.
Pall GmbH
Philipp-Reis-Strasse 6
63303 Dreieich
E-mail: michael_mehler@europe.pall.com
Phone: +49 (0)6103-307-288
PARC, a Xerox company
A global center for commercial innovation for 40 years, PARC, a Xerox Company, is a pioneer in the development and commercialization of thin film transistors, circuits, and sensors. With deep knowledge of printing technology applied in domains such as displays, image sensors, and medical sensors, PARC's technical expertise and facility support printed dielectrics, nanoparticle metals, organic, oxide, and silicon (amorphous, polycrystalline, printed nanowire) semiconductors. PARC's clients include display manufacturers, consumer electronics firms, IT companies, government agencies, and materials suppliers to the printed and flexible electronics markets.
planarTECH is a pioneer in the new world of 2D materials synthesis (graphene, boron nitride, molybdenum disulfate, etc.). Commercialization and mass production of these new materials is fast becoming a reality, and the mission of planarTECH is to stimulate the current boom in graphene and 2D material applications development by providing academic and corporate researchers with the highest quality samples (via partnership with grapheneplatform.com), growth and transfer training, and economical thermal CVD systems for materials synthesis.
Smart and flexible printed solutions
PolyIC develops and markets products based on the platform technology printed electronics from the fields "Touch Sensors & Passive Devices" and "Printed Electronics & Displays".
Touch sensors based on the PolyTC® technology offer transparent, conductive and flexible possibilities for touch screens and capacitive keys in any variants. The highlight is the possibility to combine decoration and function.
Printed smart objects (PolyLogo®) offer interesting possibilities such as radio activated displays. Further topics are printed RFIDs (PolyID®) and Organic Photovoltaics (OPV).
Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co.KG owns 100% of PolyIC's shares which results excellent synergies in the field of decoration and function.
Printed Electronics Now
Printed Electronics Now is a magazine, weekly e-newsletter and web site devoted to the fast growing field of electronic products created through the printing process, an emerging industry that promises to revolutionize the methods in which electronic components and systems are manufactured. Printed electronics covers solar cells, batteries, displays, sensors, medical devices, military equipment, and much more.
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.
Quest Integrated
Quest Integrated Inc. (Qi2) develops and manufactures transducers, sensors and electronic devices using direct-write Aerosol Jet printing. Our AJ manufacturing system is available for contract use by industry, research organizations, and universities. Supported by an array of characterization tools and infrastructure, Qi2 offers these facilities to clients seeking to develop printed electronics processes or to manufacture advanced electronics, sensors, and controls. Coupled with Qi2's 40 years of expertise and experience in material science, MEMS, sensor development and NDE instrumentation, AJ printing allows a technology to move from proof of concept and prototyping to full production.
RheoSense, Inc.
RheoSense, Inc. offers the most advanced viscometers and solution to viscometry problems. A bench top viscometer, m-VROC, provides complete viscosity solutions to ink formulations and other applications for R&D and Q/A. VISC is the award winning portable viscometer which makes routine viscosity measurement easier than ever with exceeding demands of repeatability and accuracy. Solvent resistant disposable positive displacement pipettes make sample loading and testing easier and simpler than ever before.
Saes Getters USA
The SAES Getters Group is the world leader in a wide range of scientific and industrial applications that require high vacuum conditions or ultra-pure gases since nearly 70 years.
The Group's materials and getter solutions have supported the technological innovation in sectors including information displays and illumination, complex high-vacuum systems, thermal-vacuum insulation, ultra-pure gas purification systems and more recently the shape memory alloys' market. In the organic electronics domain, SAES Getters is playing a leading role in the key aspects of product performances and lifetime reliability, with efficient electron injection and encapsulation materials and solutions.
Sung An Machinery, better known as SAM, manufactures Extrusion Coating and Laminating Machines, Solution Coating and Laminating Machines, Rotogravure Printing Machines, and In-Line Flexographic Printing Machines. SAM North America in Fulton, NY and SAM Sung An Ralph Pagendarm in Hamburg, Germany provide Sales, Project Management, Technical Support, Service and Spare Parts to it growing customer base. SAM opened its Printed Electronics Laboratory (SPEL) to meet increasing requests for new product development. The laboratory houses a custom coating line specializing in the development of process and equipment for the printed electronics including OPV solar cell, OLED, lighting and others.
Seashell Technology
Seashell Technology, located in California, specializes in supplying advanced nanomaterials. Seashell is a world leader in the large scale manufacture of electrically conductive silver nanowires. As an initial commercial supplier of silver nanowires, Seashell enabled application breakthroughs in transparent conductive films (TCFs), stretchable conductors, optical sensors, anti-microbial films, electrodes and conductive adhesives. We recently announced two additional silver nanowire products: AgNW-25 and AgNW-130. High aspect ratio AgNW-25 offers enhanced electrical properties for many applications (e.g. TCFs). Companies and academic publications report fabrication of transparent conductors using Seashell's silver nanowires with performance that exceeds ITO and all other alternative transparent conductive materials. Contact Seashell at info@seashelltech.com.
Si-Cal Technologies Inc
Si-Cal has leveraged its 40+ plus years being an industry leader in the roll to roll screen printing industry based in Westborough, MA to become a leader in the field of printed electronics. We print conductive / functional inks on state of the art equipment with the capability to print on carbon / vinyl as well as polyester and other types of films, 1 to 10 mils thick. We print a wide variety of printed medical device products including electrodes for EKG and iontophoresis drug delivery, defibrillator pads, diagnostic test strips and radio opaque markers. We also print RFID antennas and other printed electronics components. Our wide format equipment has exceptional registration capability for very tight tolerances and we can print many functional ink layers extremely accurately.
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.
SOLVAY is an international chemical Group committed to sustainable development with a clear focus on innovation and operational excellence. Its recent acquisition of specialty chemicals company Rhodia created a much larger player, which is realizing over 90% of its sales in markets where it is among the top 3 global leaders. Solvay offers a broad range of products that contribute to improving the quality of life and the performance of its customers in markets such as consumer goods, construction, automotive, energy, water and environment, and electronics. The Group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,000 people in 55 countries and generated EUR 12.7 billion in net sales in 2011 (pro forma).
SOLVAY is an international chemical Group committed to sustainable development with a clear focus on innovation and operational excellence. Its recent acquisition of specialty chemicals company Rhodia created a much larger player, which is realizing over 90% of its sales in markets where it is among the top 3 global leaders. Solvay offers a broad range of products that contribute to improving the quality of life and the performance of its customers in markets such as consumer goods, construction, automotive, energy, water and environment, and electronics. The Group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,000 people in 55 countries and generated EUR 12.7 billion in net sales in 2011 (pro forma).
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. This technology allows the Microplotter® to print inks with viscosities up to 450 cP without the hassle of tuning them to the printer. Integrated digital video and precise positioning allow for accurate alignment and dispensing on substrates. The Microplotter® systems provide unparalleled price per capability in the market.
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc.
SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) is a privately-held specialty chemical company that manufactures high quality single-wall and specialty multi-wall carbon nanotubes, printable inks and CNT-coated fabrics for a range of products and applications including energy-efficient lighting, affordable photovoltaics, improved energy storage and printed electronics. SWeNT was created in 2001 to spin off nanotube research developed at the University of Oklahoma.
SÜSS MicroTec
SUSS MicroTec is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for microstructuring in the semiconductor industry and related markets. In close cooperation with research institutes and industry partners SUSS MicroTec contributes to the advancement of next-generation technologies such as 3D Integration and nanoimprint lithography as well as key processes for MEMS and LED manufacturing. With a global infrastructure for applications and service SUSS MicroTec supports more than 8000 installed systems worldwide.
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.
Tanaka Precious Metals
Please STOP at our booth and check out our new "silver ink" that cures in 0.3 seconds with only UV Light-no oven or heat required. Flexographic/gravure printing for plastic "pet" substrates.
Tanaka precious metals has contributed products to society through precious metals for 127 years. Since its founding, the company has been a pioneer in the research and development of precious metal applications. An example of products dominating global markets today; bonding wire, clad materials, contact materials, sputtering targets and fuel cell catalysts.
We are keeping an eye on the future...the future is precious
TDK-Lambda Americas
TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. is a leading producer of high current and high voltage power sources. Ranging in output from 200W to over 100kW, products provide power to many of today's semiconductor, automotive and component burn-in systems. TDK-Lambda Americas power supplies are also used in medical applications (light sources, laser surgery, Magnetic Resonance Imaging), oil well logging, electroplating, particle physics research and other general laboratory and industrial processes.
TDK-Lambda Americas is ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 certified. Genesys(TM) 750W to 5000W are RoHS compliant.
Tokusen USA Inc.
Tokusen USA Inc. is the Conway, Arkansas based facility of diversified, Japanese, specialty wire manufacturing company, Tokusen Kogyo Co. LTD. Tokusen's main product lines are specialty wire products for automotive, semiconductor, alternative energy, medical, and other applications. Presently, Tokusen is expanding its manufacturing expertise into other metallic and non-metallic specialty nano powder/cake materials for electronics and other markets, and is actively seeking new customer applications. Tokusen nano materials have very unique properties (thin, flat, mono crystal, and narrow size distribution) for good printability, conductivity, and cost effectiveness of printable electronics. We are interested in developing relationships with conductive paste and ink manufacturers.
UCT NanoSciences Innovation Centre & PST Sensors
The Nanosciences Innovation Centre is unique, in that it has a dual focus on Research and Innovation into the science and application of nanostructured materials. Currently its main development focus is on printed electronics applications of silicon and other inorganic semiconductor nanoparticles.
PST Sensors is a spin-out from the University of Cape Town, founded in November 2010 to commercialize the printed silicon technology, with an initial focus on printed temperature sensors. (http://www.pstsensors.com)
Ulano specializes in the manufacture of screen printing stencil-making films and emulsions, and screen chemicals. We also supply masking films, inkjet media, automated coating equipment, exposure test positives, and stencil evaluation tools.
Our administrative and manufacturing headquarters is in Brooklyn, New York, where we also have research and development laboratories, and a technical training center. Ulano has an international representative office and training center in Schlieren/Zurich, Switzerland, an Asian regional office in Singapore, and a branch office in Shanghai, China.
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.
University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Hierarchial Manufacturing
The Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing (CHM) is one of fifteen Nanoscale Science and Engineering Centers sponsored by the National Science Foundation, and the only one dedicated to advancing the study of continuous-feed nanoscale manufacturing processes. The center integrates nanofabrication processes with high-rate roll-to-roll based production tools and silicon wafer technologies, to yield materials and devices for computing, energy conversion and human health. Our researchers specialize in coating nanostructured hybrid materials that serve as functional device layers, transferring imprinted patterns with nanometer-scale features to thin film with high fidelity, and developing multi-function planarization layers in our world-class test facilities. Our ultimate goal is to enable the manufacturing community to make products containing nanostructured devices, components and materials at high production volumes, at low cost, and with low energy and environmental impacts.
Victrex Polymer Solutions
Victrex Polymer Solutions is the world's leading manufacturer of high performance polymers, including VICTREX® PEEK and APTIV® films. With more than 30 years of focus, expertise and an extensive PEEK product portfolio, Victrex is more than a material supplier. Offering unmatched product and technical service capability to deliver security of supply, capitalizing on its unique integrated supply chain, four state-of-the-art technology centers and global technical, sales and marketing teams, Victrex helps customers and end users achieve the greatest possible benefit from the use of its high performance materials to achieve cost effective, reliable solutions for long-life applications.
Based in Cambridge, United Kingdom, Xaar is a leading independent developer of core inkjet technology and a manufacturer of a range of industrial printheads, including the Xaar 1001, which incorporates Xaar's patented TF Technology™. The first printhead designed for high productivity single-pass printing, the Xaar 1001 is opening the potential of inkjet to an ever broadening range of industrial applications including printed electronics. The company supplies a range of supporting equipment and services to help printer manufacturers and integrators and has developed unique capabilities to help ink manufacturers to formulate fluids optimised for inkjet.
Xenon Corporation
Xenon has over 44 years of experience providing high energy pulsed light lamps and systems to industries as diverse as medical devices, optical storage media, displays and semiconductors. Our engineers have solved low-temperature curing problems for new process technologies, based on the extraordinary range of power and system flexibility of pulsed light. Our high peak energy lamp systems are used in emerging applications such as sintering nanoparticle inks on low-temperature substrates and low-temperature curing thin-film materials such as organic photovoltaics, OLED displays and multi-layer flexible circuits. We invite you to visit our labs or call us to arrange a conference call with our engineering staff. +1 978-661-9033
XG Sciences, Inc.
XG Sciences (www.xgsciences.com External Link) is the market leader in graphene nanoplatelets and value-added products such as anode materials, sheets, inks, coatings and TIMs. The mechanical, thermal, electrical, barrier, chemical resistance and lubrication properties of xGnP® graphene nanoplatelets have demonstrated compelling value propositions across a broad range of applications such as battery electrodes, thermal management in consumer electronics, high-strength composites, conductive inks in printed electronics, lubricating oils, and so on. Graphene products made from scalable manufacturing processes in a fully functioning pilot plant in Lansing MI have been sold to hundreds of customers globally who are in various stages of commercialization.