Sun Chemical, Eastprint, DuraTech, AlSentis and T+ink team up to develop IME solutions.
David Savastano, Editor01.25.17
In-mold electronics (IME), or structural electronics, offers excellent opportunities for brand owners and designers to utilize the capabilities of flexible and printed electronics in complete packages. A collaborative effort between a number of industry leaders, including Sun Chemical, Eastprint, DuraTech, Alsentis and T+ink, is bringing in-mold electronics to the forefront with a series of product concepts that are drawing interest from end users in segments ranging from consumer goods to automotive and healthcare.
Each of the partners brings their own skills to this collaboration. For example, Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a global leader in printing inks, and its Advanced Materials Division has made significant inroads in printed electronics’ markets ranging from automotive and electronics to aerospace, printed circuit boards, photovoltaics and plastic cards.
Roy Bjorlin, commercial and strat
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