Molex Expands Printed Electronics Portfolio

Lisle, Ill. –  Molex, LLC expanded its printed electronics portfolio with the addition of custom flexible printed sensor solutions gained through its recent acquisition of Soligie, Inc. Custom Soligie solutions provide an alternative to a rigid printed circuit board (PCB) or copper flex circuits in sensor applications for medical, industrial, consumer, defense, and other industries, Molex said. The acquisition of Soligie’s…

DuPont Launches New Inks for Printed Electronics

Research Triangle Park, N.C.– DuPont Microcircuit Materials (DuPont) is launching electronic inks that cure quickly at low temperatures, expanding the possibility of printing electronics onto an entirely new group of plastic films.  The technology is expected to enable electronic components such as sensors, heaters and antennas to be printed on more versatile and less expensive…

Molex Acquires Soligie

Flexible electronics—circuits that can be printed on substrates such as plastic—enable products such as the curved smartphones and TV screens that have been released in recent years. Molex Incorporated is now expanding its presence in the flexible electronics business through its acquisition of Soligie Inc., anounced today. Soligie specializes in printed and flexible electronic solutions for…

SouthWest NanoTechnologies Receives $2.7M in Financing

Norman, Okla. — SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of single-wall, few-wall and multi-wall carbon nanotube materials for printed electronics, energy storage and composites applications has received $2.7 million in new financing in two transactions. Approximately $1.7 million was received as part of a $4 million round of convertible notes. An additional $1 million…

TCFs and Sensors Are Hot Segments in Printed Electronics

Boston, Mass. – Transparent conductive films (TCFs) – used in touchscreens – and sensors are currently the hottest sectors in printed, flexible and organic electronics, based on an analysis of start-up companies’ performance, according to Lux Research. Its analysts looked at six years of data from the Lux Research Member Site, where companies are evaluated annually on…