OE-A's leaders note 'enormous' changes over the years, as new markets like sensors, wearables and more emerge.
David Savastano, Editor03.14.18
As the 10th annual LOPEC convened on March 14, 2018 at Messe Munchen, the OE-A, the show’s organizers, created a program that offered a look at the latest technologies while also taking a look at the show’s past. It serves as a reminder of how far flexible and printed electronics technology has evolved.
Plenary Session and Talks
Wolfgang Mildner, LOPEC general chair and founder/CEO of MSW, opened the Plenary Session with some insights into the market.
“This year we have 153 exhibitors and 1,620 square meters of exhibition space, which is a record,” Mildner noted. “We have grown out of the B.0 Hall and had to remove the catering space. The first LOPEC had 50 exhibitors, 600 visitors and 212 square meters of space. In 2017, LOPEC had 1,620 square meters and 2,585 visitors, and we intend to grow.”
Mildner also noted that there are 183 presentations this year, and that the Demo Line is printing NFC
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