Exhibitors & Sponsors
Applied Graphene Materials
Applied Graphene Materials (AMG) has developed and patented a proprietary "bottom up" process for the production of high-specification graphene. AGM's synthesis process is continuous and scalable, produces high-quality graphene powders, does not require a substrate and uses sustainable and readily available raw materials (not from graphite), AGM's production capacity has been expanded to support large volume graphene applications. AGM has the expertise to disperse graphene in a variety of solid matrices and solutions to deliver advanced materials optimised for many applications, including polymer composites, paints and coatings, thermal management, lubricants and functional fluids, barriers and films, supercapacitors and batteries.
Grafoid's mission creates markets for our graphene investments to institutional partners, and we provide technical advisory and consulting services to miners, manufacturers, suppliers and processors of graphene materials.
Our purpose is to enable discoveries of new end-uses and applications for partners looking to co-develop unique applications.
Ultimately, we aim to promote a global standard for economically scalable, affordable graphene.
Quality, cost, safety and production are some of the criteria we apply against our investment selection and in our co-developer search activities.
Grupo Antolin Advanced Carbon Materials
GRAnPH® is since 2011 the trade mark of Grupo Antolin for superior quality graphene products based on patented production technology of carbon based materials. GRAnPH® is one of the upcoming diversification units of the group and, after GANF® carbon nanofibres, the second business line of Grupo Antolin Advanced Carbon Materials. GRAnPH® products are available as customized products based on graphene oxide powdered or exfoliated by sonication and reduced graphene oxide in suspensions or powdered. Successful applications of GRAnPH® materials are in implementation process in electronics, energy devices and structural products.
The SpeedMixer™ by Hauschild is an laboratory-sized instrument for the rapid mixing and grinding of small amounts of different materials that would otherwise require large amounts of time and/or effort to mix and/or grind. The SpeedMixer™ works exclusively through the use of centrifugal force. This allows the homogeneous and bubble-free mixing of various materials within a very short time and with minimum effort. The SpeedMixer™ by Hauschild is useful for 1 and 2 part silicones, epoxies, polyurethanes, polysulfides, polyesters, acrylics, plastisols, paints, inks, greases, pastes, creams, hot melts, pigments, fillers, and a wide range of other materials.
Haydale is based in the UK and was established in 2003. Housed in a purpose built facility designed to handle and process nanomaterials with a suite of prototyping and analytical equipment, we facilitate the commercial application of graphenes for customers worldwide.
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 email@example.com
Nano Carbon Llc. was founded in 2011 as an innovative company focused on graphene-related technologies. The company is a Special Purpose Vehicle dedicated to commercialisation of Polish graphene-related technologies and graphene applications. Institute of Electronic Materials Technology in Warsaw is a strategic scientific partner of the Company. Financial assets are spent on R&D and implementation of products utilising unique properties of graphene. Nano Carbon has two shareholders: Industrial Development Agency and KGHM TFI (investment fund). The company has a portfolio of graphene products sold via http://www.grapheneshop.pl
National Graphene Institute
Relationships with industry are central to the National Graphene Institute and some of the world's biggest and most influential companies are working with The University of Manchester.
These collaborations offer our industrial partners the opportunity to work alongside our world-leading academics and more than 100 researchers across several faculties and academic schools on graphene and 2D material applications of the future.
Our current projects include some focused on applications of graphene, for example in membranes and energy storage, and others focused on the scale-up of quality material production.
Thomas Swan Advanced Materials Division is dedicated to the supply of high performance materials into new and emerging markets. Our leading carbon nanotube products, Elicarb® SWNTs and MWNTs are high purity materials available at a scale to meet the needs of your business. We continue to invest in expanding our Elicarb® carbon nanomaterial products and in 2014 we will launch new product line including pristine, high conductivity, Graphene and functionalized, dispersible SWNTs.
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3D Labor TU-Berlin
For ten years the 3D laboratory at the Technical University of Berlin has been developing applications in the fields of 3D scan, 3D print and 3D immersive (interactive) projection. The applications originate in many application fields like; mathematics and natural sciences, engineering sciences, medicine and medical technologies, geo sciences, archaeology, palaeontology, architecture, arts and design, museums etc. The 3D laboratory cooperates with research and other public institutions such as museums, as well as small and medium sized companies. Last but not least the laboratory contributes to the university teaching and provides knowledge transfer to its cooperation partners.
About 3M Electronics Division and 3M Touch Systems Inc. The 3M Electronic Solutions Division offers innovative solutions to the global electronics market, such as touch systems and multi-touch displays; static control products; copper interconnect systems; cables and cable assemblies; carrier and cover tapes and trays; flexible circuits; and embedded capacitor materials. Information about 3M electronics offerings is available at
Adhesives Research is a leading independent developer and manufacturer of high-performance, custom-engineered pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) coated products for bonding touch screen and display components while delivering enhanced performance capabilities. We offer optically clear, diffuser, melt-flow, encapsulation and electrically conductive adhesive technologies along with dual-stage adhesives that cure when exposed to light. Other technologies include self-wetting adhesives for surface protection of displays, able to be field applied, and easily removable. We provide ITO compatible/non-corrosive electronically clean adhesive technologies. The Company's North American and Limerick, Ireland, facilities are certified to the updated ISO 9001:2000 standard.
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.
Archipelago Technology Group
Archipelago Technology Group Ltd http://www.architechgroup.com is a Cambridge-based technology business dedicated to developing safe, reliable, and efficient solutions in the fields of precision fluidic control and precision measurement. Current projects focus on:
*Inkjet and dispensing
*Precision fabrication of materials for applications in functional coatings, catalysis and diagnostics.
Arjowiggins Creative Papers
ARJOWIGGINS CREATIVE PAPERS is a leading manufacturer of fine and technical papers. Innovation, creativity and a profound desire to be eco-responsible guide us in our ongoing quest to find new ways of responding to diverse market needs. To this end, we developed PowerCoat®- a revolutionary paper for printed electronics.
PowerCoat® addresses the cost, efficiency and sustainability concerns as well as the technical shortcomings of existing substrates used today in printed electronics. 100% paper, recyclable, biodegradable, excellent polymer-like smoothness, impressive printability, remarkable thermal and dimensional stability and reduced ink consumption are just some of the attributes of this award-winning substrate.
Berlin Partner for Business and Technology GmbH
The Berlin Partner for Business and Technology GmbH is the central drop in center in Berlin. Berlin Partner for Business and Technology offers business and technology promotion for companies, investors and science institutes in Berlin. With carefully tailored services and excellent links to research, our experts provide an outstanding range of offerings to help companies launch, innovate, expand and secure their economic future in Berlin.
• support of your internationalization activities within the EU
• access to the European cooperation database
• support in finding cooperation partners
• organisation of delegation travels
• distribution of R&D outcomes
• support of knowledge and technology transfer
• initiation of cooperation between regional clusters
• management of science and development oriented associations
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.
Cemco Ltd manufacture bespoke automation systems including Roll to Roll chemical treatment and plating systems. Our systems encompass
• Rapid thread fluid bearing transport systems
• Small footprint , large contact area treatment capability
• Fluid bearing technology enabling low web tension transport
• Efficient fluid containment
• Automated dosing and chemical management
• Dosing pump calibration facilities
• HMI data logging and fault analysis with real time graphic display
• Automated tank servicing, chemical transfer and storeage routines
• Fluid containment using air bearing and airknife technology
• Double containment process chambers with cross flow extraction and fume condensers
• Double containment of pressurised chemical line and services
Centre for Plastic Electronics
The Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial College London performs high-impact and cutting edge research and development in the broad area of plastic electronics, covering a wide range of applications including solar energy, solid state lighting, photonics, displays, imaging and sensing arrays.
The Centre's mission is to integrate and coordinate the research activities within Imperial College, bringing together an interdisciplinary team from across faculties and departments and to actively stimulate new plastic electronics activities through developing links with various research institutions and industrial partners.
CERADROP, subsidiary of MGI Group, designs and markets Materials Deposition Inkjet Printers for Printed Electronics Industry and Smart 3D Printing. Embedding all types of print heads and the latest generation of curing modules, CeraPrinter Series models present new opportunities for feasibility study and launch of new products onto the market.
CERADROP MGI Group provides the best materials deposition inkjet printing solution for advanced R&D or 24/7 high performance manufacturing. Achieving more than 40% of its turnover from export and providing a unique process support to its customers, CERADROP is supported by the MGI Group network in 70 countries with 50 representatives.
Direct electronics printer
Create functional electrical traces using conductive or other electronic electrojet fluids on flexible substrates. In the future, electronic components and circuits will be fabricated using new organic semiconductor material and inorganic electronic fluids. Elektrojet is used efficiently and cost-effectively to produce electronic elements using functional fluids that are applied directly and without contact on to printing flexible surfaces.
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.
The Printed Electronics/Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe 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 E06, 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 USD 4.5 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.
DuPont Microcircuit Materials
DuPont Microcircuit Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialized inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, appliance, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets. The company is a leader in providing extensive customer support and product quality consistency.
DuPont Microcircuit Materials will be exhibiting new low temperature curing materials including thermoformable inks, low Ag conductors and a new high performance nano-Ag screen ink for demanding optoelectronic applications.
DuPont Teijin Films
The DuPont Teijin Films joint venture is a world-leading manufacturer of high performance PET and PEN polyester films specifically designed for use in flexible and printed electronic applications. Melinex®, Mylar® and Teonex® brands of PET and high performance PEN films are the substrates of choice for precise registration and dimensional control. Our extensive range of stabilized films includes products with excellent resistance to heat, abrasion, chemicals and moisture. New product developments include clear and refractive index matched "TCH" films for the next generation of transparent conductor substrates.
With a main focus on printed electronics, Enfucell is a Finnish technology company with roots in Helsinki University of Technology (today Aalto University, School of Science and Technology). Enfucell has developed SoftBattery®, a thin, flexible, eco-friendly and printable 1.5 - 6 V power source to be utilized in disposable and short lifetime products like RFID, micro sensors, displays, LEDs, functional packaging and media as well as in cosmetic and pharmaceutical transdermal delivery systems.
European Thermodynamics Limited provide thermal engineering solutions from concept through to supply for a wide range of European industries. ETL's services include; Prototyping, electronic controls, thermal & stress analysis and mechanical design. We also represent market leading brands and technologies in electronics cooling and heating through national distribution including our in-house brand, Adaptive™. ETL are involved in various UK government and EU funded, high level thermoelectric energy harvesting projects for OEM's that rely on ETL's specialist expertise and equipment.
*German office coming, Summer 2014*
The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM) undertakes research and development work in the areas "Shaping and Functional Materials" and "Adhesive Bonding Technology and Surfaces".
The department of Functional Structures at Fraunhofer-IFAM has substancial experience in engineering manufacturing processes that allows the integration of functions into materials and components. Several technologies, e.g. rapid-prototyping, ink-jet-printing and aerosol printing, as well as sputtering processes are available for functional integration in manufacturing technology.
The work of the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS covers all aspects of technical ceramics from preliminary basic research to application.
One core competence is the development of functional ceramic materials, miniaturized components and systems.
For the deposition of functional layers, both classic screen printing technology and digital printing processes (aerosol and inkjet printing) can be used, depending on application.
In addition, a complete ceramic multilayer technology line (LTCCs, HTCCs) is available to produce 3D-structured components.
We also offer a wide range of technologies for electrical contacting and the mechanical and microstructural characterization of electrical connections.
FRT, Fries Research & Technology GmbH
Fries Research & Technology GmbH (FRT) offers a comprehensive range of metrological surface measuring systems for the non-destructive investigation of topography, profile, film thickness, roughness, abrasion and many other properties. More than 500 reputable international companies from the automotive, semiconductor, MEMS, optical, photovoltaic and many other industries equip their R&D and production departments with FRT metrology systems.
FRT operates from Bergisch Gladbach, Germany and maintains subsidiaries in China, Switzerland and the United States. Additionally, FRT provides a distribution and service network in the USA, Asia and Europe.
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. is the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems. FUJIFILM Dimatix has more than 29 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. 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.
Genes'Ink is a disruptive technology innovation company, pioneers in the design and manufacturing of active nanoparticles, which are incorporated in unique coatings and ink formulations (3 patents pending).
It brings fundamental changes that allow our customers to massively reduce their silver consumption and use zinc oxide ink with standard printing methods.
Industrialization of products is done and we are able to produce in kilos.
Genes'Ink offer is two-fold:
• Products: off-the-shelf and customized inks; derived from silver and zinc oxide nanoparticles combined with organic compounds to design inks with unique properties.
• Specific products: nanoparticle inks formulation according to final application specifications.
Holst Centre is an independent open-innovation R&D center that develops generic technologies for Wireless Autonomous Sensor Technologies and Flexible Electronics. A key feature of Holst Centre is its partnership model with industry and academia based around shared roadmaps and programs. It is this kind of cross-fertilization that enables Holst Centre to tune its scientific strategy to industrial needs. Located on High Tech Campus Eindhoven, Holst Centre benefits from the state-of-the-art on-site facilities. Holst Centre has over 180 employees from 28 nationalities and a commitment from close to 40 industrial partners.
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 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.
Ink World Magazine
Ink World is the most widely read ink magazine in the world covering the US$14+ billion global printing ink industry, reaching over 6,000 subscribers worldwide. Ink World's editors and correspondants provide extensive and accurate reporting with incisive articles on the companies, the people and the trends in the global printing ink industry. Rodman also publishes Label and Narrow Web and Coatings World magazines in addition to web sites that provide coverage of the global printed elecronics market.
Inkron; Espoo Finland based company is vertically integrated nano-technology enterprise producing reactive metallic and metal oxide nano-particles. Metallic particles are produced with Inkron's patented technology from mining and electronics industry side streams. Inkron has in-house capability and technology to tailor electrically and thermally conductive ink and paste formulations for specific customer applications and needs. Inkron's facilities are in Finland while parts of the R&D and business development functions are located in Taiwan and USA.
Intrinsiq Materials is an advanced materials company with facilities in Farnborough UK and
Rochester US, providing nanoparticle based copper ink formulations for printed electronics
applications. Our copper inkjet ink, 'Intrinsiq CI', and copper screen print paste, 'Intrinsiq CP', are innovative ink formulations designed for photonic curing at room temperature in air, by laser or broad band flash techniques. Conductivities are comparable to commercial silver inks on a range of substrates, including paper. The company has additional inks under development, including nanoparticle based nickel and silicon.
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.
MicroChem develops and manufactures specialty chemicals including photoresists, optical dyes and ancillary materials for MEMS, Microelectronics, Advanced Lithography, Specialty Displays, Packaging, Optoelectronics and other dynamic technology markets.
Our innovative material platforms, multi-industry experience, applications expertise, interdisciplinary perspective and credentials, and culture of collaboration make MicroChem a preferred partner to technology startups, leading universities and Fortune 50 companies alike. As a result, MicroChem is at the forefront of many of today's emerging technologies.
NANOGAP manufactures extremely stable silver nanoparticle and nanofiber dispersions for printed electronics applications.
• Ability to customize: particle size/distribution, and carrier solvent
• Ability to produce affordable nanofibers in large scale quantities
• Some of the newest technologies in the market:
• low temperature sintering Atomic Quantum Clusters (AQCs)
• multi-modal particle size distributions for improved particle packing
• Strong intellectual property protection, allowing our customers freedom to operate
Recent examples of NANOGAP products in use:
• Inks using our multi-modal dispersions achieve resistivity 3.5 times bulk silver
• TCF using our nanofibers achieve transmission >95% and resistance < 100 ohms/sq
Nicomatic manufactures "Products for the Printed Ink Industry"; CrimpFlex Connectors offer the most cost effective crimp connector available at 2.54mm (0.100") and 1.27mm (0.050") pitch matching industry standards in male and female styles; Switch'Air non-stick metal domes and arrays with custom solder domes and P-Switch technology for security card applications; Ultra-Thin SMD LEDs offering low profile easy to place product; Adhesive Spacer Material for the interior layers of circuitry. Also available Automation equipment supporting Nicomatic products.
Notion Systems manufactures innovative inkjet, laser and automation equipment for technical applications. With more than 20 years of experience in providing customers high precision, industrial grade equipment for R&D and 24/7 production, the Notion System team has developed a new series of inkjet printers for the printed electronics industry.
At Printed Electronics 2014, Notion Systems will exhibit the n.jet lab inkjet printer for R&D and small volume manufacturing applications in printed electronics. Positioning precision in the micrometer range, a stable industrial built, a large variety of supported print heads from various manufacturers and a broad selection of automation solutions distinguishes the n.jet lab printers from other laboratory inkjet printers.
Okayama University is one of the national universities in Japan. Our research group focuses on the synthesis of the ambient conductive metal nanoink. The ambient conductive metal nanoink fabricates the electroconductive printed metallic film without post treatment such as annealing.
The resistivity is as low as 8 x 10^-5 ohmcm Just after printing and drying under ambient condition.
OLED Technologies and Solutions
OTS is a Dutch company that was originally a division of Philips. Later it became a part of the OTB Group and recently it was spun-off in connection with the sale of the PCAP-20 to UDT. OTS has a long and cherished history and accomplishments:
First company to:
• Put an PLED display into a commercial product - the Philips electric shaver for men and ladies
• Deliver a fully automated in-line manufacturing system for processing OLED displays - PCAP20
• Offer a thin film and ink-jet print technology for processing commercial OLED displays
• Dissolve Sm-OLED materials in a solution and ink-jet print them on an OLED display
One KTN is a Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) funded by the UK Government through the Technology Strategy Board. One of our key work programmes is the promotion and support of the printed and plastic electronics community in the UK. We carry out these duties through a wide variety of knowledge exchange tools and activities including industry events, strategy workshops, training courses, international missions, seminars and company based tutorials. These activities cover the entire value chain, from basic science at universities through process development and manufacturing up to and including end user interaction with brand holders.
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 new 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 will enable faster production, fewer defects, higher yields and lower overall costs in all the markets that we serve.
We look forward to your filtration challenge.
PEL Printed Electronics Ltd
Printed Electronics Ltd is a process and application company. The facility has been specifically designed to support businesses investigating, developing and prototyping:
Equipment and capability include high precision inkjet platform supporting multiple Xaar heads and fluid delivery systems: high speed video drop watching for investigating drop ejection of fluids; electronics reliability and design services. The company has facilities in Cambridge, for ink characterisation, and Tamworth, for printing and circuit development. PEL will be launching a new range of specialist papers substrate for nano-conductor deposition at IDTechEx.
Plastic Logic is the recognised leader in organic thin-film transistors (OTFT) and is at the forefront of research and investment in plastic electronics. The company has industrialised the process technology and now manufactures a range of high-quality, shatterproof, ultra-thin and ultra-lightweight plastic displays. These offer huge advantages over conventional screens, as they are extremely flexible with proven lifetimes. Solutions for sensor and other non-display applications are in development, enabling revolutionary design possibilities, set to transform existing markets such as wearable and mobile devices, signage, and automotive, as well as many others.
POLY-INK is a leading and innovative company marketing transparent and conductive inks for the Printed Electronic Market.
The inks are designed for ink jet or slot dye coating systems. No curing needed and excellent transparency rate, compatible with all the print heads on the Market.
To best meet the needs of printed electronics, POLY-INK brings complementary competencies in materials, ink formulation and in printing.
POLY-INK is working worldwide with Industrials on the following applications:
POLY-INK is supporting its client's business by adjusting the ink formulations to the application properties.
Polytec is a leading manufacturer and distributor of optical sources, measurement instruments and components for a variety of applications: High power Xenon pulsed-light sources for metallic nano particle ink sintering and UV curing applications, resistivity and optical thickness measurement systems, photovoltaic and semiconductor metrology, FTIR and hyperspectral spectrometer, lasers and accessories, fiberoptic test, measurement and sensor systems, electro optical testing as well as machine vision components like cameras (industrial, high speed and NIR), sensors, lenses, illumination and software packages.
Swiss based Printcolor Screen possesses a broad knowledge and experience in printing technologies applying added value (security systems, functional interactive inks) to various products and serving the worldwide market for more than 75 years.
Particular focus is given to sensitive technical and industrial applications. (Bank Notes, ID Cards, Membrane Switch, Medical, Solar) . In 2012 entered into joint-venture with Conductive Compounds in the US who is specialized in conductive ink systems.
This multifaceted approach and high specialized inks and coatings providing attributes for a broad range of products with the main focus on application in existing screen-, flexo-, and pad printing, as well as coating technologies.
Printed Electronics Now
Printed Electronics Now is an independent news source 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. In the near future, the world will be treated to displays on packages, on pharmaceuticals that remind users when to take the drugs, more advanced electronic readers, flexible dashboard displays in vehicles, printed solar panels, and disposable devices that promise to revolutionize medical testing.
Please visit www.printedelectronicsnow.com or stop by our stand for further information
PST sells the ability to put temperature sensing into everything, anywhere. It is a multiple award-winning start-up expanding out of Cape Town, South Africa. Working with its customers, PST Sensors has developed a suite of temperature sensing systems which cannot be manufactured using other technologies. These include not only fully flexible and large area temperature sensing systems, but also sensor arrays. At the heart of PST Sensors' product range is a silicon nanoparticle negative temperature coefficient (NTC) thermistor which can be printed on almost any material including paper, fabric and polymer film, with an almost infinite choice of form factors.
Rainbow Technology Systems
Rainbow Technology Systems are a design and manufacturing company from Scotland who specialise in primary imaging equipment and consumables. The Rainbow solvent free liquid etch resist is a unique enabling technology which offers a real alternative to dry film with many benefits that allow users to significantly cut costs, reach finer levels of details and improve output figures over any other process on the market. Rainbow equipment is typically small footprint, highly automated and user friendly.
SCHOTT is an international technology group with more than 125 years of experience in the areas of specialty glasses, materials and advanced technologies. We rank as number one in the world with many of our products. Our core markets are the household appliance, pharmaceuticals, electronics, optics, solar power, transportation and architecture industries. We are committed to managing our business in a sustainable manner and supporting our employees, society and the environment.
Semilab is a leading supplier of advanced metrology equipment for material and process control in the microelectronic, display, photovoltaic and printed electronics industries, for both R&D and manufacturing control.
Measurement techniques provide complex optical and electrical characterization of a wide range of materials and thin films in single or multi-layer structures. The analysis is performed using fast, non-contact, and non-destructive methods, such as spectroscopic ellipsometry and reflectometry, carrier life time by µ-PCD, or sheet resistance using eddy current. Process control equipment can be implemented in-line in the production flow, offline with appropriate sampling, or even integrated into manufacturing equipment, such as a roll-to-roll coater.
Soligie is the leading company to utilize high speed manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. State of-the-art design and development capabilities enable customers to realize products that push traditional boundaries. Soligie engages in development projects from the product concept phase through high volume manufacturing. The Company is on the cutting edge of the production of electronic components using high speed, fully additive roll-to-roll processes. Soligie offers a full range of services from concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production.
Solvay Specialty Polymers
Solvay Specialty Polymers offers more products with more performance than any polymer
company in the world. Solvene® EAP is an electro-active polymer designed for printable
organic electronics. It combines inherent piezoelectric, pyroelectric and ferroelectric properties
with toughness, transparency, flexibility and a high dielectric constant. Inks formulations are
available for a variety of printing techniques, including spin coating, casting, screen printing
and inkjet printing. Its low processing temperature (<140°C), low surface roughness, and ability
to be printed on a wide range of substrates in thicknesses from 50 nm to 100 µm make it an
excellent candidate for this emerging technology.
Thin Film Electronics
Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") is a leader in the development of printed electronics. The first to commercialize printed rewritable memory, Thinfilm is creating printed systems that include memory, sensing, display and wireless communication, all at a cost unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners. Our goal is to enable the Internet of Things by bringing intelligence to disposable goods.
Company headquarters are in Oslo, Norway, with product development in Linköping, Sweden, sales offices in San Francisco, USA, and Tokyo, Japan, and manufacturing in Pyongtaek, South Korea.
Trelleborg Applied Technology - UNITEX
UNITEX (Part of the Trelleborg Group) has been manufacturing high performance SCREEN PRINTING SQUEEGEES for over 50 years. Our class leading products with tight dimensional tolerance and Shore A hardness accuracy are the preferred squeegees in a wide range of industries. The printing edge is consistently sharp and is capable of depositing the printed layer accurately between 70µm and 10 µm, while resisting glass frits and abrasive particles often found in conductive inks and pastes. Our Blue Chip customers recognise the advantages of the precision and repeatability of the Unitex product. UNITEX squeegees are specified in many OEM printing processes around the world.
TSE Troller AG
TSE Troller AG - worldwide success for over 50 years!
High-quality coating dies from TSE Troller are used the world over. Technical support, outstanding quality, high precision and advanced innovation are just some of our prerequisites for your commercial success!
We constantly develop and realize new problem-solving methods through constructive cooperations!
Interested visitors will be given an in-depth presentation of the premetered coating processes and they will have the opportunity to ask any questions relating to this procedure.
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.
VDL FLOW is a system integrator primarily focusing on the development and realization of high-performance roll-to-roll (R2R) production equipment for printed electronics applications. Examples of such applications are flexible solar panels including OPV- and CIGS-based technologies, large-area OLED lighting and displays, thin-film sensors and batteries. The company also has extensive experience in sheet-to-sheet (S2S) manufacturing equipment operating under various environmental conditions like vacuum, cleanroom, nitrogen atmosphere, etc. FLOW stands for Functional Layers On Web. VDL FLOW is an enterprise within VDL Enabling Technologies Group (VDL ETG), The Netherlands, which is part of the parent Dutch company VDL Groep.
Vinci Technologies is an independent French company, specializing in the design, manufacturing and marketing of instrumentation, for the high vacuum and Oil & Gas industries. Based in Paris, the company has 100+ employees including one subsidiary in the US and one affiliate in India. The vacuum division of the company designs complete thin film analysis & deposition systems (thermal and e-beam evaporation, sputtering, pulse laser deposition, Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Chemical Vapor Deposition, Transfer tubes, X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy,...) and addresses all technical requests of the wordwide nanotechnology centers. The most recent edition to the vacuum product range is the Helium Permeameter, QHV-4 aimed at providing rapid analysis of Ultra High Barrier films.