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Sun Chemical has formed a strategic partnership with Camtek Ltd, a market leader in digital and optical solutions for printed circuit boards (PCB) and inspection solutions for the semiconductor industries.
The partnership will further advance the development of liquid soldermask and digital printing equipment for inkjet PCB applications. The resulting technology will target all end user markets for PCB manufacturing, including the high-end automotive sector with soldermask technology capable of meeting the most stringent OEM specifications.
“This is a great opportunity for Sun Chemical to work with an established advanced equipment manufacturer like Camtek,” said Tony Searle, Circuits business manager, Sun Chemical. “The agreement brings our wealth of experience with inkjet technologies and applies it to the PCB industry.”
“We are very pleased to form this partnership with Sun Chemical, bringing to the table very significant experience with chemicals and inks for electronic manufacturing, especially soldermask,” said Rafi Amit, CEO, Camtek. ”Our two companies have highly complementary expertise and working together will be highly synergistic. It is a significant stride forward for our efforts to commercialize the inkjet technology for PCBs.”
About Camtek Ltd.
Camtek Ltd. provides automated and technologically advanced solutions dedicated to enhancing production processes, increasing products yield and reliability, enabling and supporting customer’s latest technologies in the semiconductor, printed circuit board (PCB) and IC substrate industries.
Camtek addresses the specific needs of these interconnected industries with dedicated solutions based on a wide and advanced platform of technologies including intelligent imaging, image processing and functional inkjet printing.
About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.
Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please click here.