NovaCentrix has acquired intellectual property from Intrinsiq Materials (photo: NovaCentrix)

NovaCentrix exclusively acquires copper ink formulations in asset sale from Intrinsiq Materials


Companies / Markets

NovaCentrix (Austin, Texas) has exclusively acquired the technical and business-related intellectual property (IP) of Intrinsiq Materials in an asset sale by Intrinsiq Materials investors. The IP originating from both the original Intrinsiq Materials location in the UK as well as the location in Rochester, New York, is included. Additionally, industry veteran chemist and copper-inks expert Dr Michael Carmody, previously serving as Intrinsiq Materials’ chief scientist and based at the Rochester location, has joined the NovaCentrix team.

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The organic and printed electronics industry expects an increase of 6% in sales revenue in 2019 (source: OE-A)

Organic and printed electronics industry expects an increase of 9% in sales revenue in 2018


Companies / Markets

The organic and printed electronics industry is growing steadily. This is the clear message to result from the latest business climate survey conducted by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association), a working group within VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association). Over 80 percent of survey participants expect the industry to continue its positive development in the coming year.

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The ((rfid))-DistaFerr Global Label with a dual-band antenna (photo: Schreiner ProTech)

Readable on all worldwide frequencies: The new RFID DistaFerr Global Label from Schreiner ProTech


Products

With another new product development from its proven “RFID on Metal” label family, Schreiner ProTech (Oberschleißheim, Germany) has solved a further challenge posed by globalisation: The ((rfid))-DistaFerr Global Label has an integrated dual-band antenna that enables reading of the two frequency bands, ETSI and FCC. This makes the label suitable for the frequencies commonly used around the globe and ensures reliable readability on all metallic substrates.

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LOPEC and the OE-A will showcase the opportunities in printed electronics at electronica (photo: Messe München)

LOPEC and OE-A at electronica: Printed electronics as perfect complement to semiconductors


Exhibitions / Events

In November, the world of electronics comes together in Munich, Germany, at electronica, the world's leading exhibition and conference for electronics. LOPEC, the international exhibition and conference for the printed electronics industry, will also be represented at the event and present the current state of the technology together with the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association). During the afternoon of two exhibition days, the PCB Marketplace Forum will be dedicated to printed electronics. A comprehensive overview of the entire value chain in this industry will be presented by LOPEC in Munich—the next edition taking place from 19 to 21 March 2019.

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NovaCentrix has sold its first PulseForge Invent on the Chinese market (photo: NovaCentrix)

NovaCentrix announces first sale of its PulseForge Invent in China


Companies / Markets

NovaCentrix (Austin, Texas) has recorded the first Chinese sale of the new PulseForge Invent photonic curing tool for R&D to the Institute of Flexible Electronics Tsinghua (IFET). The sale was coordinated and finalised by Yi Xin, a trader in mainland China focused primarily on academic customers.

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