A skin display enabled by printed electronics (photo: FAPS-IPC)

Printed Electronics Symposium in Nuremberg to focus on mobility and life science


Exhibitions / Events

Printed electronics: thin – flexible – lightweight. These attributes allow successful use of the technology in the fields of mobility and life science. Under the technical direction of Wolfgang Mildner, managing director of MSWtech, the printed electronics symposium in Nuremberg (4 and 5 July) will present technological possibilities, advantages and development potentials for the printing of electronic functions on the basis of conventional and organic materials.

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An E Ink Spectra display solution (photo: E Ink)

E Ink and SES-imagotag announce strategic collaboration in the retail IoT market


Products

E Ink Holdings (Billerica, Massachusetts), a leading innovator of electronic ink technology, and SES-imagotag, a leader in digital price tags, announced a strategic collaboration to accelerate and expand their common growth objectives in the retail Internet of Things (IoT) market. As part of this strategic collaboration, E Ink has agreed to complete a €26M investment in SES-imagotag in the form of a capital increase of SES-imagotag.

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Steven Van Slyke & Ching Tang at the Hall of Fame ceremony (photo: Kateeva)

Kateeva experts inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for their OLED device


Exhibitions / Events

At a recent gala event in Washington DC to celebrate US innovation, Kateeva’s (Newark, California) CTO Emeritus, Steven Van Slyke was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) for 2018. Van Slyke was recognised  for his co-invention of the OLED device. He shared the accolade with his co-inventor, Ching Tang. Kateeva’s CEO, Alain Harrus, and president, Conor Madigan, joined the celebration to honour the two for their ground-breaking invention.

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Papirus is a handheld terminal for restaurants with e-paper display (photo: Labware)

Labware launches world’s first hospitality handheld with e-paper colour display


Products

Labware (Civitanova Marche, Italy), a leader in point-of-sale solutions for the hospitality industry, has unveiled Papirus, a highly innovative handheld terminal designed for restaurants. Papirus employs Labware’s patent-pending technologies introducing new capabilities into professional hospitality devices.

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Sun Chemical looks back at a long history and has become a major player in the printed electronics sector (photo: Sun Chemical)

Sun Chemical to celebrate 200th anniversary


Companies / Markets

Throughout the remainder of 2018, Sun Chemical (Parsippany, New Jersey) will celebrate its 200th anniversary.  “Beginning with the inspiring legacy of Lorilleux and Samuel Morris in the early 1800s, Sun Chemical has delivered 200 years of colour expertise, innovative technology and an ongoing commitment to quality and service for our customers,” said Rudi Lenz, president and CEO, Sun Chemical. “Having held close to 10 000 worldwide trademarks and over 3000 granted patents in various global jurisdictions in its history, Sun Chemical takes pride in producing solutions tailor-made to meet the individual needs of our customers.”

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