23 Nov 2021
TactoTek Secures €22 Million Grant and Loan Funding
TactoTek, the Finland-based company that develops and licenses Injection Molded Structural Electronics technology, announced that the company has received up to €15 million in financing from the European Guarantee Fund. TactoTek is the first company to receive an EGF investment. TactoTek engaged the Grannenfelt Finance to support investment application and processing.
15 Nov 2021
Canatu is a Finnish carbon nanomaterial developer, delivering engineered solutions based on carbon nanotubes and its proprietary carbon nanobud (carbon nanotube and fullerene hybrid) material. The company's focus is in the automotive and semiconductor industries. It is able to manufacture freestanding carbon nanotube films at thicknesses in the tens on nanometres.
8 Oct 2021
PolyIC produce capacitive touch sensors based on transparent conductive films, which can be integrated within 3D plastic parts. This update profile is based on a presentation given at the 'Elantas Printed Electronics Day' in October 2021.
13 Sep 2021
Faurecia is a tier 1 automotive supplier, based in France. As the largest supplier of vehicle interiors, it is investing in and developing in-mold electronics (IME) to produce decorative touch-sensitive interfaces with integrated electronics.
26 Jul 2021
Clayens NP has licensed TactoTek's IMSE technology to produce plastic components with integrated electronics for a wide range of applications.
7 Jun 2021
Automotive Interior Differentiation is the New Battleground
Automotive OEMs are increasingly using interior features to distinguish between models and from other brands. There are, therefore, extensive opportunities for printed/flexible electronics to add additional functionality to the cockpit while facilitating efficient manufacturing.
1 Jun 2021
Event Summary: IMECON 2021 by AWA Virtual
On 27th May 2021 IDTechEx attended the small virtual IMECON conference organized by Alexander Watson Associates (AWA, conference organizers) which provided an overview of the in-mold electronics (IME) market and updates from IME technology developers, manufacturers and suppliers. This IDTechEx premium article summarises the talks given by selected companies.
21 Apr 2021
TactoTek® is the leading company in developing and commercializing in-mold structural electronics (IMSE®), in which electronic, decorative and mechanical features are combined in a single injection molded component. IDTechEx caught up with Dave Rice, SVP of Marketing and Business Development, to hear about its latest progress.
14 Apr 2021
KYOCERA Licenses TactoTek® Injection Molded Structural Electronics
The global electronic manufacturer is first to design, develop, and produce IMSE parts in Japan
8 Apr 2021
Design challenges need new solutions
4 Feb 2021
TactoTek In-Mould Structural Electronics Reduce Greenhouse Gas
TactoTek announced today their achievements towards more sustainable electronics manufacturing. An independent lifecycle analysis by Finnish research institute, VTT, revealed that an electronics part manufactured using IMSE technology results in 35% lower greenhouse gas emissions than a comparable conventional electronics design.
13 Apr 2020
Routes to 3D Electronics: Assessment of Technologies and Applications
Metallization of 3D surfaces is a growing field with diverse applications. In this article, we briefly discuss some techniques and applications thereof. More specifically, we discuss and critically benchmark laser direct structuring, aerosol, 3D printed electronics, two-shot molding and In-Mold Electronics.
8 Apr 2020
TactoTek Co-creates Future Driving Experience with Launch of Origo
The Origo Steering Wheel concept is designed to improve safety by reducing driver distraction with intuitive controls adapted from mobile device user experiences.