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  • Markets Changes as New Segments Emerge

    David Savastano, Editor||August 3, 2015
    Sensors, wearables are two of the strongest opportunities for flexible and printed electronics.


  • PE Companies Pick Up $120 Million in Funding in 3Q 2014

    PE Companies Pick Up $120 Million in Funding in 3Q 2014

    David Savastano, Editor||October 8, 2014
    Wide range of applications receive funding, with Kateeva and Heliatek leading the way


  • Printed Electronics in 2013: The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Editor||December 20, 2013
    The printed electronics (PE) industry has continued to make headway in the market place, as new products reach commercial success. While it appears that 2014 will be a landmark year, with the plans for Bemis Company to commercialize Thin Film Elect…


  • The Solar Market Continues to Send Mixed Signals

    David Savastano, Editor||August 7, 2013
    The idea of printing or roll-to-roll manufacturing of solar cells is a sound one for a variety of reasons, including costs and ease of production. However, it has proved to be somewhat elusive. With the news that Nanosolar, San Jose, CA, a CIGS …


  • Solar Market Continues to Evolve

    David Savastano, Editor||July 2, 2012
    The market for solar cells continues to shift, as some large manufacturers are now in bankruptcy proceedings while others are finding additional funding sources. The main concern is the changing nature of the photovoltaic (PV) market, as the condit…


  • More Signs of Growth in the PE Market

    David Savastano, Editor||March 21, 2012
    There have been a lot of different signs that the printed electronics (PE) industry is on the upswing. Perhaps the strongest indicator of this potential is the financial interest being shown in many of the various companies, spanning a wide rang…


  • Nanosolar

    Nanosolar's Proprietary Printing Process Offers Opportunities in Utility Scale PV

    David Savastano, Editor||February 22, 2012
    The potential for printing flexible solar cells is of tremendous interest to photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers and end-users. Simply put, the opportunities for low-cost, high production processes for lightweight, flexible solar cells are huge. The…


  • Printed Electronics: The Year in Review

    David Savastano, Editor||December 28, 2011
    The printed electronics (PE) industry is constantly evolving. Much of this is the result of the changing nature of the technology, with ground-breaking research being conducted by corporations large and small, universities and research institutes. Ra…


  • Advancements Key Growth Heading Into 2011

    Advancements Key Growth Heading Into 2011

    David Savastano, Editor||January 5, 2011
    Last week, we looked back at how acquisitions and financial investments are helping key printed electronics companies move ahead in the field. Photo courtesy of Thin Film Electronics. However, money does not tell…


  • Printed Electronics Suppliers Look to Learnings from Electronics World to Help Scale Volume Production

    Printed Electronics Suppliers Look to Learnings from Electronics World to Help Scale Volume Production

    Paula Doe, SEMI||January 19, 2010
    As companies start volume production of printed electronics products, they’re finding they need tighter control of specifications in their substrate and barrier films, and are looking to some possible solutions from the electronics industry to…


  • Thoughts on the PE Market in 2010

    Thoughts on the PE Market in 2010

    January 6, 2010
    Thoughts on the PE Market in 2010 By David Savastano The printed electronics (PE) industry is one of much promise, with huge expectations going forward. There have been areas where significant gains have been made, while other segment…


  • The Growing Market for Solar Cells

    David Savastano, Editor||January 7, 2009
    Printing is playing a key role in the development of low-cost flexible thin-film solar cells, and ink companies are creating novel new technologies for this fast-growing market.