A smart moulded structure (photo: TactoTek)

Growing demand drives TactoTek expansion


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Recently, TactoTek announced the opening of its new manufacturing and corporate headquarters facilities in Oulu, Finland, initiating a new phase of company growth. “In early 2016, TactoTek’s project pipeline began growing dramatically and foreshadowed additional production capacity requirements and staffing needs, so we started evaluating alternatives for larger facilities,” noted Jussi Harvela, CEO.

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Pixelligent wants to extend its technology leadership in OLED lighting applications (photo: Pixelligent Technologies)

Pixelligent Technologies receives grant funding from US departments of energy and defence


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Pixelligent Technologies (Baltimore, Maryland), a leading nanocomposite advanced materials manufacturer, announced that it has been awarded grant funding from the US Department of Energy SBIR programme and the Department of Defense STTR programme that totals a combined US$2.15M. This funding will be used to accelerate and further develop a diverse range of applications leveraging Pixelligent's core PixClear nanocomposite technology.

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Samsung Electronics begins mass production at new Korean semiconductor plant


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Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced that its new semiconductor fabrication line in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, has begun mass production and shipping its first product to customers. The new facility will focus on the production of Samsung’s fourth-generation V-NAND (64 layers), adding to the company’s leading capacity for cutting-edge memory products.

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Large area OLED lighting (photo: Fraunhofer FEP)

Fraunhofer FEP and Sefar AG develop roll-to-roll processed large area flexible OLED


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The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP in Dresden, Germany, as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Swiss-based Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll processed large area flexible OLED during a joint project.

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SmartKem has developed a world leading organic semiconductor TFT technology for the manufacture of new and improved high performance LC and OLED displays. (photo: SmartKem)

SmartKem delivers first industrial Gen 2.5 OTFT process to Asia


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SmartKem (Manchester, UK), a world-leader in the design, synthesis and supply of high performance organic semiconductors and organic thin film transistor (OTFT) technology, is collaborating with partners in Asia to deliver the world’s thinnest and most robust industrialised display backplane technology on the market today.

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