What will the colorful face of the inkjet printhead industry be as it enters the new decade?
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The inkjet printhead industry is again moving into a new era of restructuring and huge investments. The digital (r)evolution is pushing the printing industry into emerging markets. Textile printing, packaging and labels as well as functional printing for printed electronics or displays promise great growth.
Epson has just completed construction of its new factory at its Hirooka Office campus, which cost more than $180M, to dramatically increase its production of PrecisionCore printheads. Konica Minolta has acquired Inkjet printhead assets from Panasonic to access MEMS production capacity and to grow internal knowledge about the technology. MEMS technologies are on the roadmap of several Piezoelectric device players, who want to access high volume and high printing resolution markets. Fujifilm is maintaining its leading position with its Samba printheads, while Xaar 5601 printheads are providing strong performance to customers in Textile applications. And MEMS is not the only solution. Bulk lead zirconate titanate (PZT) printheads are still the best-in-class for functional inks or ceramic printing applications.
There is new momentum, but also several challenges for inkjet printhead players, in a fragmented commercial and industrial market.
Join Yole Développement and System Plus Consulting in this webcast to get a better understanding of the fast changing inkjet market.
Jérôme Mouly serves as a Senior Technology & Market Analyst & Business Developer specialized in microtechnologies within the Photonics & Sensing team at Yole Développement (Yole). Jérôme actively assists and supports the development of strategic projects, working with leading customers of the company
Since 2000, he has also been engaged in more than 100 marketing and technological analyses for industrial groups, start-ups and institutes in the field of MEMS, especially inkjet printheads and dispensing technologies as well as the related manufacturing processes.
Through the group’s numerous activities at Yole, Jérôme covers the whole microelectronic supply chain including manufacturing processes and device development.
Jérôme is also regularly involved in international conferences, giving presentations and delivering keynotes.
Jérôme Mouly holds a Master of Physics from the University of Lyon (France).
Sylvain Hallereau has been Project Manager at System Plus Consulting since 2000. He is in charge of costing analyses for Integrated Circuits, Power semiconductors and LEDs. He has significant experience in the modeling of manufacturing costs for electronics components, Sylvain holds a Master degree in Microelectronics from the University of Nantes, France.
As part of the Commercial & Communication team of Yole Développement (Yole), Fayçal El Khamassi serves as a Global Sales Support & Coordinator. He is in charge of the development of technology & market reports activity and is closely working with the international sales team to support Yole’s customers. For few years, Fayçal is composing business development actions, especially to the attention of major accounts. He has more than 15 years of experience in the “More than Moore” semiconductor marketplace.
Fayçal holds a Beng Honours (Bachelor – Mechanical Engineering) from the University of the West of England, Bristol (England) as well as an Mechanical and Production Engineering degree from University Claude Bernard (Lyon, France).
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