The partnership will further advance the development of liquid soldermask and digital printing equipment for inkjet PCB applications. The resulting technology will target all end user markets for PCB manufacturing, including the high-end automotive sector with soldermask technology capable of meeting the most stringent OEM specifications.
“This is a great opportunity for Sun Chemical to work with an established advanced equipment manufacturer like Camtek,” said Tony Searle, Circuits business manager, Sun Chemical. “The agreement brings our wealth of experience with inkjet technologies and applies it to the PCB industry.”
“We are very pleased to form this partnership with Sun Chemical, bringing to the table very significant experience with chemicals and inks for electronic manufacturing, especially soldermask,” said Rafi Amit, CEO, Camtek. ”Our two companies have highly complementary expertise and working together will be highly synergistic. It is a significant stride forward for our efforts to commercialize the inkjet technology for PCBs.”