Optomec's Aerosol Jet system

Companies / Markets

Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and 3D printed electronics based in Albuquerque (NM), USA, has announced the signing of an agreement with Ceradrop to be its exclusive representative in France for Aerosol Jet systems used for printing electronics. Ceradrop, a subsidiary of the MGI Group, designs and markets material deposition inkjet printers for advanced printed electronics systems and is headquartered in Limoges, France.

During the working group meeting, OE-A and JAPERA members also visited the KOMORI Corporation

Exhibitions / Events

During a working group meeting in Tokio, Japan, the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A) has continued its dialogue with JAPERA, the Japan Advanced Printed Electronics Technology Research Association. More than 70 OE-A working group members from all over the world have seized the occasion for an intensive exchange on current trends in organic and printed electronics technologies.

Sang Deog Yeo, president of the OLED business unit of LG Display

Companies / Markets

The OLED experts at Universal Display Corporation (Ewing (NJ), USA) have signed a new OLED technology license agreement and supplemental material purchase agreement with LG Display Co., Ltd., a leading developer of display technologies based in Seoul, South Korea. The contract will run through December 2022.

Flex-o-Fab flexible OLED demonstrator


Researchers from the EU-funded Flex-o-Fab project have successfully fabricated working OLED devices on a flexible barrier layer produced in a roll-to-roll process. The Flex-o-Fab project aims to help bring flexible OLEDs to the market by 2018. It brings together companies and institutes with strong background in organic electronics from across Europe and is coordinated by the Dutch research institute Holst Centre.

The ELGUIDER DRS 24 from Erhardt + Leimer


Typically accuracies of +/- 0.1mm are achieved with web guiders, in special cases the control accuracy is twices as high at +/- 0.05mm. However, absolute position tolerances of maximum 10µm are allowed during the production of printed circuits – a real challenge for the engineers. Erhardt + Leimer, a provider of web guiding and tension measurement equipment based in Stadtbergen, Germany, will present a sophisticated solution for this issue at the upcoming LOPEC trade fair in Munich, Germany.