David Savastano, Editor08.01.14
In many ways, the membrane switch field was the original printed electronics (PE) market, and it is only natural that leaders in the membrane switch industry have brought their expertise to the PE segment.
Xymox Technologies, Inc. is a perfect example of this. With its emphasis on industrial control, medical and appliance applications, Xymox is well positioned for the PE market.
The company has already made headway in the PE field. Working with Eastman Kodak Company, Xymox designed and manufactured a custom projected capacitive sensor that is a cost-effective alternative to ITO. The company also has developed a series of conductive silver inks, conductive epoxies and clear encapsulants, and in February 2014, began manufacturing Enfucell’s SoftBatteries for the North American market.
Originally a division of the WH Brady Company in Milwaukee, WI, the Xymox group started as part of an R&D project within the Nameplate Division in the late 1970s.
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