Materials Science

Haydale Technologies in supply agreement for speciality inks with Graphene Platform Corp

Haydale Graphene Industries, the global advanced materials group, is pleased to announce that Haydale Technologies (Taiwan) has signed a supply agreement for specific graphene-based and other speciality inks to Graphene Platform Corp, Tokyo, Japan.

Graphene Platform Corp will brand the inks as “GP Graphene Ink”, which will be specifically targeted to the printed electronics market primarily in Japan, but with the potential to target other Asian countries where there is also a significant market.

The printed electronics market was valued at US$3.13 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach US$12.10 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 22.38% between 2016 and 2022.  A major factor driving the printed electronics market is the proliferation of the Internet of Things which is driving the demand for printed electronic products.  The Asia Pacific region is forecast to account for the largest share of the total global printed electronics market.  This region has emerged as a major electronics manufacturing hub with considerable manufacturing activities in countries such as China, Japan, India, and South Korea, which is boosting the demand for printed electronics systems in this region.