Sensors, wearables and smart packaging are among the growth opportunities for the field.
David Savastano, Editor11.14.16
The flexible and printed electronics field is growing up. Products are moving into commercialization, with more items in the pipeline. Leading companies throughout the supply chain are reporting they are seeing gains being made in many markets.
Roy Bjorlin, commercial and strategic initiatives director, printed electronics at Sun Chemical, reports that Sun Chemical is seeing many opportunities for flexible and printed electronics in the marketplace.
“The interest is increasingly high in adding electronics to everyday items including the wearables space, smart packaging and smart labels,” said Bjorlin. “This is creating demand to develop materials that can require flexibility and can also be processed in high speed using more non-traditional printing methods such as flexographic printing.”
Bill Cummings, SVP, corporate communications, Thin Film Electronics, said that Thinfilm has been successful in using its technology to help make products smart &
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