17 Apr 2020
DowAksa formed in 2012 as a 50:50 joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company and Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.Ş. They have two manufacturing lines in Turkey with an estimated capacity of 3,600 tpa. The CF is sold under the brand name AKSACA.
26 Mar 2020
TactoTek and Lightworks Partner for Lighting Innovation for Vehicles
TactoTek and Lightworks GmbH announced their collaboration on in-mold lighting solutions. Together the companies will accelerate the development and use of in-mold lighting for styling and function for vehicle interiors and exteriors.
26 Feb 2020
In-Mold Electronics: Starting Simple to Reach One Billion Dollars
In-Mold Electronics (IME) will one day become a well-established process with a well-developed ecosystem and a mature, easy-to-use design-to-product workflow. This process will become the basis of many novel structural electronic designs and products.
6 Feb 2020
TactoTek Closes €23 Million Series C Funding
Today, TactoTek, the Finland-based company that develops, industrializes and licenses in-mold structural electronics technology for smart surface solutions, announced that it has closed €23 million in Series C equity financing.
23 Jan 2020
Fischer Automotive and TactoTek Partner on Smart Surface Design
TactoTek and fischer automotive announced that they have collaborated on a smart surface technology demonstrator to show examples of design innovation that fulfill market demands for integrating styling, electronic functions and manufacturability of smart surfaces at commercial scale.
22 Jan 2020
Printed Electronics: The Opportunities are Coming Thick and Fast
There is dramatic change in some industries, with leading printed electronics vendors moving quickly to capitalize on the new sought after capabilities. These opportunities will be addressed at the Printed Electronics Europe exhibition and conference in Berlin on 13 - 14 May (register by 23 January to save 40%).
14 Nov 2019
PassiveBolt Wins Prestigious Innovation Award
PassiveBolt Wins Prestigious CES 2020 Innovation Award for Smart Home Keyless Entry System that Integrates a Smart Surface with TactoTek IMSE Technology.
7 Nov 2019
In-Mold Electronics Market will Take-off in 2020 - Here's Why
In-mold electronics (IME) - or in-mold structural electronics (IMSE) - is about to enter a period of rapid revenue growth, with IDTechEx forecasting the overall market to exceed $1bn within a decade.
6 Nov 2019
Creating the Market: Technology Development is Only Half the Work
Printed electronics has many successful market creation stories and certain materials or components have moved rapidly but sometimes, inventing the enabling technology is only half the work.
4 Nov 2019
Fiat Chrysler Set to Merge with PSA
Discussions have opened a path to the creation of a new group with global scale and resources owned 50% by Groupe PSA shareholders and 50% by FCA shareholders. The combination would create the 4th largest global OEM in terms of annual unit sales (8.7m vehicles).
1 Nov 2019
General Motors, Faurecia and Myant to open the IDTechEx Show!
Opening the IDTechEx Show! on November 20-21 at the Santa Clara Convention Center are three cornerstone speakers, highlighting key progress and future visions across the topics covered at the event.
18 Sep 2019
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals
The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!
12 Sep 2019
LS Automotive Technologies Licenses TactoTek® IMSETM Technology
LS Automotive Technologies has licensed design and manufacturing rights for TactoTek injection molded structural electronics technology.
14 Aug 2019
End User Presentations at World's Largest Event on Printed Electronics
On November 20th and 21st, the 16th annual Printed Electronics USA event will take place in Santa Clara, California - the heart of silicon valley. Record bookings to date include 178 exhibiting companies, hailing from 25 countries, and a total of 250 speakers. The event is expected to exceed 3,500 attendees. Attendees registering by August 16, 2019 can save 30%.
17 Jul 2019
Printed Electronics USA: The must-attend event
IDTechEx has studied the printed electronics market since 2002. Of course, we're not just looking at materials that are printed, but also devices that are flexible, organic, large area—in reality, there isn't a good phrase to encompass the huge set of enabling materials, processes and components that are radically changing electronics as we know it. The phrase "not conventional electronics" doesn't really cover it, as some aspects of printed electronics are mature today, having been used for many years.
21 Feb 2019
Automotive Interiors Project in Printed, In-Mold Electronics
Today, Geely Design, CEVT and TactoTek® jointly announced that they have initiated projects to develop smart surfaces for multiple automotive brands owned by CEVT's parent company, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. The current interiors project is the first of several anticipated by the framework agreement between the companies.
14 Sep 2018
Electric vehicles are the new material battleground
Electric vehicles are rapidly scaling up in production, but under the surface of this explosive growth there are significant competitions taking place across the supply chain.
20 Aug 2018
The graphene community gathers in California
The graphene community will gather in California on November 14 & 15 to attend the largest business-focused conference and exhibition on Graphene and 2D Materials which takes place in Santa Clara.