Printers are making advances in producing electronics, and are gearing up for new opportunities.
David Savastano, Editor03.28.16
When the idea of printed electronics was first being developed, a few entrepreneurial printers looked at what they could do, and how it could be adapted to the new applications. Today, these companies are growing along with the flexible and printed electronics field.
Jaye Tyler, president and CEO of Si-Cal Technologies Inc., A Nissha Company, said the company continues to see its PE business grow year over year.
“In 2015 compared to 2014, our PE business more than doubled in 2015, and we are projecting similar growth in 2016,” Tyler said. “Our growth is coming from a broad number of varying markets and from the US and Europe. There is a buzz around smart textiles and printed electronics on garments. We are working on some early stage prototypes, with a couple different construction approaches, to meet the required washing cycles and mechanical requirements of the end garment.”
Pete Knaub, director of technical services for Topflight Corporation, said th
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