Caption: Aerosol Jet 5 Axis System, printing antennas and sensors on three cell phone inserts. (photo: Optomec)

Optomec teams with Lockheed and GE to secure NextFlex Contract Award


Companies / Markets

Optomec (Albuquerque, New Mexico), a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and 3D printed electronics, together with its development partners Lockheed Martin, Binghamton University, General Electric Company, Intrinsiq Materials, and the University of Maryland, was awarded one of five development projects from NextFlex. NextFlex is America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Institute, which brings together companies, academic institutions, non-profits and state, local and federal governments with a shared goal of advancing US manufacturing of flexible and hybrid electronics.

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Caption: Gwent Electronic Materials has recently been acquired by Sun Chemical (photo: Gwent Electronic Materials)

Sun Chemical to showcase solutions for biosensors and medical devices at MD&M East 2017


Exhibitions / Events

Sun Chemical (Parsippany, New Jersey) and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will exhibit their wide portfolio of solutions for biosensors and medical devices during MD&M East 2017 on 13-15 June in New York City. The event is considered to be the largest medical technology exhibition on the American east coast.

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Gil Oron, corporate VP and president of the FPD Division at Orbotech (photo: Orbotech)

Orbotech announces US$24M order from flat panel display manufacturer CHOT


Companies / Markets

Orbotech Ltd. (Yavne, Israel), a leading global supplier of yield-enhancing and process-enabling solutions for the manufacture of electronics products, announced a US$24M order with Xianyang Caihong Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd. (CHOT), a Chinese flat panel display manufacturer and part of the China Electronics Corporation (CEC).

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Caption: Enfucell’s SoftBattery (photo: Enfucell)

Enfucell receives ISO 9001 certification


Companies / Markets

Enfucell Oy from Vantaa, Finland, has announced that it has received ISO 9001:2015 certification. Its quality management system has been registered by DQS, one of the leading certification bodies for management systems worldwide with 80 offices in 60 countries, and 2500 auditors and experts.

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Michael Ciesinski, president of FlexTech Alliance (photo: SEMI)

SEMI | FlexTech and CPEIA announce partnership at CPES 2017


Companies / Markets

The semiconductor industry association SEMI and its printed electronics strategic partner FlexTech have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association CPEIA. The partners want to support each other’s programmes and drive the continued development and adoption of printable, flexible hybrid, and wearable electronics.

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