MacDermid Performance Solutions Businesses Collaborate to Showcase Printed Electronics Solutions


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MacDermid Performance Solutions, a division of Platform Specialty Products Corporation, will exhibit at the 2018 IDTechEx Printed Electronics Conference in Santa Clara, California November 14-15, and display an expanded suite of process solutions and serve as a ’one-stop-shop‘ at booth I15.

By combining the product and application expertise of the MacDermid Performance Solutions businesses, which includes MacDermid Enthone Electronic Solutions, Alpha Assembly Solutions, MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions and the MacDermid Graphics Solutions businesses, we are able to provide innovative, functional materials to a rapidly changing electronics marketplace. Working with our customers, we research, formulate and deliver specialty film substrates, screen printing materials, solder pastes, electronic adhesives, attachment films, flexographic plates, and environmentally friendly chemistries. We enable the manufacture of the most complex electronic components and interconnections.

"Any company seeking help with materials, application, or equipment in the printed electronics sector will find valuable support from MacDermid Performance Solutions. We can deliver proven solutions from a company with 50 years of printed electronics expertise behind them,” said Don Cullen, director of marketing for MacDermid Performance Solutions.

Materials available for printed electronics include:

Catalytic Inks and Plating Chemicals

MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions offers unique catalytic ink compatible with any flex substrate in HVM as well as additive copper deposition for the world’s best conductivity and uniformity, suited for all printing technologies. These technologies offer high volume productivity and performance at the lowest cost, all provided by a team with proven production experience and guaranteed global support.

Conductive Inks, Low Temperature Solders and Adhesives

Alpha Assembly Solutions offers inter-compatible conductive silver inks, carbon inks and dielectric materials. These products are specifically designed to meet the demanding performance and reliability requirements for printed electronics. In addition, Alpha also offers low temperature solder pastes and electronic adhesives (thermal & UV curable) for Flexible PCB assembly.  

High Performance Films

MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a worldwide leader of specialty functional hardcoated films for HMI applications. The films include a range of textures, gloss, and antiglare finishes that exceed all aesthetic and tactile requirements. The formable and three-dimensional coatings provide excellent chemical resistance and superior surface durability to abrasion and environmental factors. This business segment provides heat stabilized polyesters for all printed electronic circuitry. 

Flexographic Photopolymer Plates/Screen Printing

MacDermid Graphics Solutions offers printing plate formulations especially suited for flexographic printing in electronic applications, with plate material that provides high resolution and excellent durability. In addition to our printing plates, we offer a complete range of photo stencil films for optimized screen printing ink deposits designed to produce high quality, reproducible images for electronics.

Learn more about these offerings at Printed Electronics USA booth #I15.

About MacDermid Performance Solutions

MacDermid Performance Solutions is a subsidiary of Platform Specialty Products Corporation. Our businesses manufacture a broad range of specialty chemicals and materials which are used in multi-step technological processes that enhance the products people use every day. Our innovative materials and processes are creating more opportunities and efficiencies for companies across key industries – including electronics, graphic arts, metal & plastic plating, and offshore oil production.

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