Metallograph continuous dry metal printing on paper and polyester will again be demonstrated live at the Insulectro (Lake Forest, California) booth during the IPC APEX EXPO in San Diego, California, from 27 February to 1 March. The tradeshow focuses on printed circuit boards and electronics manufacturing.
Thin Film Electronics ASA (Oslo, Norway), a global leader in NFC (near field communication) mobile marketing and smart packaging solutions, recently announced that John McNulty has joined the organisation as EVP marketing. The company also announced the promotion of Christian Delay to EVP software.
In the last few years several brands have experimented with NFC enabled smart packaging, but these trials have primarily been in low volume marketing campaigns. A significant reduction in cost is required to progress to high volume, mass market roll out.