Flexible and printed electronics technology can provide significant environmental advantages.
David Savastano, Editor07.07.21
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of article on sustainability and the flexible and printed electronics industry. The first, the overview, can be found here. The second, on reuse and recycling, can be found here.
Sustainability is a topic of increasing interest in the field of flexible and printed electronics The question is how flexible and printed electronics technology can provide environmental benefits. The reality is that the technology does offer key benefits, from offering new applications that can benefit the world we live in to being less wasteful in terms of production due to the additive nature of some systems.
Rob Frueh, senior business development manager for Brewer Science, said that Brewer Science’ current smart devices and printed electronics programs offer sustainability through several key approaches.
“For instance, the smart devices have the ability to offer savings through reductions in energy, labor and even maintenance in a va
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