Conductive And RFID

  • UV/EB and Printed Electronics

    UV/EB and Printed Electronics

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||March 11, 2009
    The benefits of energy-curable technologies are leading to new opportunities in photovoltaics and printed electronics.


  • Printed Electronics USA 2008 Showcases Potential of New Technology

    Printed Electronics USA 2008 Showcases Potential of New Technology

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||February 2, 2009
    Opportunities for printed electronics continue to emerge, with companies ranging from BASF, DuPont, Nokia and Evonik to innovative manufacturers such as Soligie, Konarka, Kovio and Plextronics offering looks at what the future may hold.


  • With New Silicon-Based Inks, Kovio is Poised to Make Gains in PE

    With New Silicon-Based Inks, Kovio is Poised to Make Gains in PE

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||November 25, 2008
    Kovio is one of the emerging success stories in the PE field. In October, the company announced the development of the world’s first silicon ink-based RFID tag and the company’s printed silicon RFID platform for item-level intelligence.


  • The Growing Market for Solar Cells

    The Growing Market for Solar Cells

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||October 2, 2008
    Printing is playing a key role in the development of low-cost flexible thin-film solar cells, and ink companies are creating novel new technologies for this fast-growing market.


  • Printed Electronics Make Gains, But There are Challenges Ahead

    Printed Electronics Make Gains, But There are Challenges Ahead

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||August 6, 2008
    The printed electronics industry in Europe is enjoying growth, but obstacles such as pricing and further technological improvements remain.


  • The RFID Report

    The RFID Report

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||May 8, 2008
    The RFID market continues to enjoy excellent growth as adaptation of the technology expands rapidly, and some major ink manufacturers are well-positioned to grow within the conductive ink marketplace.


  • Printed Electronics Market is on the Rise

    Printed Electronics Market is on the Rise

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||January 3, 2008
    Printed Electronics USA 07 showcased many of the new technologies that are driving the growth of printed electronics.


  • RFID and Printed Electronics

    RFID and Printed Electronics

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||May 7, 2007
    Although the RFID and printed electronics markets are growing, they have yet to meet the high expectations. However, experts believe the market will take off in the near future.


  • Printed Electronics Market Continues to Show Growth

    Printed Electronics Market Continues to Show Growth

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||May 7, 2007
    While some projects are moving toward commercialization, overall progress remains slow in some key segments.


  • Printed Electronics USA 2006 Showcases Advances, Potential

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||January 5, 2007
    The field of printed electronics is fast becoming an area of interest for many companies large and small alike.


  • Material Advances are Paving Way for Further Growth in Printed Electronics

    Material Advances are Paving Way for Further Growth in Printed Electronics

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||August 9, 2006
    Although the printed electronics market is taking off more gradually than initially thought, advancements in materials offer even greater possibilities.


  • RFID and Printed Electronics

    RFID and Printed Electronics

    David Savastano, Ink World Editor||May 18, 2006
    Experts predict that RFID and printed electronics will grow into a $16 billion business within the next 10 years. What role will the ink industry have in that growth, and who is best positioned to take advantage of this opportunity?


  • Potential is Tremendous for RFID, Smart Labels

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||September 12, 2005
    Radio frequency identification (RFID) and similar types of smart labels are predicted to create a massive new market for both printers and ink makers. The big question is how long will it take to arrive.


  • Electronic Ink Makes Gains in Europe

    Sean Milmo, Ink World European Editor||September 8, 2005
    New electronic display technologies using conductive polymers and electrically charged inks could soon have an impact on the large-format market.