13 Dec 2013
Plextronics (Solvay OLED)
Plextronics is a private company founded in 2002 as a spinout from Carnegie Mellon University, based upon conductive polymer technology developed by Dr. Richard McCullough. The company is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2014 the company, having failed to find a buyer and running out of funds, scaled back and got acquired by Solvay.
3 May 2013
Plextronics awarded SBIR grant for reducing OLED lighting costs
The SBIR program is well recognized for supporting important technological advances.
20 Jul 2012
Universal Display & Plextonics strategic alliance
Develop next-generation OLED material systems
8 Mar 2012
Flexible Organic lighting reaches high energy efficiency
Solvay, Holst Centre and several other partners demonstrate flexible 69cm2 Organic LED (OLED) lighting tiles with an efficiency of 30lm/Watt.
7 Sep 2011
Innovative organic solar cell architecture sets new performance level
The Belgian research centre imec, together with Plextronics and Solvay, present this week at the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (PVSEC) in Hamburg an organic polymer-based single junction solar cell with 6.9% performance in an innovative inverted device stack.
6 Jul 2011
OE-A elects new Board of Directors
The members of the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) elected a new Board of Directors at their annual General Assembly meeting.
6 May 2011
Plextronics announces OLED distribution agreement with Sanyo
Plextronics, Inc. announced today that the Company has signed an OLED lighting distribution agreement with Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, Sanyo will distribute select Plexcore® OC inks developed specifically for use in OLED lighting applications in the Japanese market.
6 Apr 2011
Plextronics & Coatema hosted masterclass at PE Europe 2011 tradeshow
Plextronics & Coatema Hosted Masterclass on Thin Film Photovoltaics at Printed Electronics Europe 2011 Tradeshow.
12 Sep 2010
Plextronics named one of the fastest growing companies in Pittsburgh
Ranks #4 in manufacturing, #12 in the city
10 Sep 2009
Plextronics and Novaled to collaborate on development of OLEDS
Plextronics and Novaled to collaborate on development of organic lighting technology
21 Aug 2009
Plextronics closes $14 million financing round
$14 million funding will enable Plextronics to continue to advance their OLED lighting and OPV products.