T+ink, the developer and designer of patented “thinking ink” solutions that make objects smart and winner of a gold Wall Street Journal 2012 Technology Innovation Award, announced a new partnership with Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd (DNP). Based in Tokyo, DNP’s core business is printed materials, including books, magazines, catalogs and packaging.
“This partnership with DNP gives our technology a truly global platform,” said Gary Winnick, chairman and CEO of T+ink. “As one of the largest printing companies in the world, DNP is a valuable partner in bringing our ground-breaking technology to print and packaging.”
T+ink’s Touchcode technology prints invisible codes on printed items that can be read instantly by smart devices to unlock digital features. The opportunities for application within DNP’s comprehensive printing business include books, magazines, sales promotional tools, various packages and game cards.
“Our mission is to bring the latest innovations to our more than 30,000 corporate clients throughout the world to give them a competitive edge,” said Shunji Yano, general manager of the Business Development Division, Ichigaya Publication Printing Operations, DNP. “Partnering with T+ink allows us to continue our expansion into packaging and industrial supplies.”