Inkjet Solution Streamlines Development of Printable Electronics

ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel /BUSINESS WIRE/ --PixDro Ltd., an inventor, developer, and manufacturer of inkjet technologies and dispensing printing technologies, has recently installed its LabP150 high precision inkjet laboratory system at the Creavis Technologies & Innovation facility in Marl, Germany. Creavis is the incubator for new strategic business fields of Degussa AG, Dusseldorf. PixDro's inkjet system uses PixDro's MEMS inkjet head technology and Xaar inkjet technologies.

PixDro's LabP150 inkjet printer is used to streamline the development of printable electronics applications. It is capable of 5-micron accuracy and has an optical alignment system and a drop-viewing utility. In addition, several options are available, such as inert enclosures, up to four print units, and integration with a variety of other inkjet head vendors.

PixDro print systems are driven by PixDro's PrintGen proprietary software, providing complete control over the printing process by means of suitable print strategies for the target applications. PrintGen enables printing of large homogenous areas and fine patterns as required in the plastic electronics industry. PixDro's main applications are related to OLED & displays, LCD's, sensors, solar, packaging, PCBs, and other organic and inorganic printable applications.

About Degussa
Degussa is a global market leader in specialty chemicals. Our business is creating essential, innovative products and system solutions that make indispensable contributions to our customers' success. In fiscal 2005, around 44,000 employees worldwide generated sales of 11.8 billion euros and operating profits (EBIT) of 940 million euros.

About PixDro. (Part of the OTB group, Netherlands)
PixDro specializes in industrial inkjet applications, where special materials and processes are needed. PixDro's inkjet technology is capable of addressing a wide variety of industrial applications and can be fully adapted according to particular needs.

PixDro was founded by a group of printing industry professionals. Their experience in the inkjet industry has resulted in various innovative products and technologies in the graphic arts, textile, and packaging industry. For additional information, see the company's Web site.

About the OTB Group
The OTB Group, Netherlands, is a leading company in the design, engineering, development, and manufacturing of inline production equipment.

About Xaar
Xaar is a leading supplier of industrial inkjet printheads, inks, and peripheral equipment to the commercial printing and industrial manufacturing markets. Xaar's innovative technology offers OEM customers and licensees commercial advantage through product differentiation, productivity, and faster time-to-market. For more information on Xaar, see the company's Web site.

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