Tokyo, Japan, March 22, 2016 – Cima NanoTech, a developer and manufacturer of transparent conductive film solutions, today announced a manufacturing agreement with TODA KOGYO CORP., a chemical material manufacturer specializing in nanomaterial production. TODA KOGYO CORP. represents a high quality production source for Cima NanoTech; the agreement extends its supply of SANTE® nanoparticle dispersion, used in the coating of Cima NanoTech’s conductive SANTE® films.
The expanded supply supports the increased demand for SANTE® films, driven mainly by the growth of the company’s Cima Touch subsidiary, formed through a joint venture with Foxconn, and the market for large format touch screens. Cima Touch provides touch solutions enabled by SANTE® ProTouch™ modules and delivers the industry’s first cost-competitive, projected capacitive (pro-cap) solution for large format touch screens.
“This agreement further strengthens our fully-integrated international supply chain for conductive films and touch modules,” said Jon Brodd, CEO of Cima NanoTech. “Establishing relationships with high quality partners such as TODA KOGYO CORP. secures exceptional quality for our customers.”
“TODA KOGYO CORP. has a long history of working with Cima NanoTech; we enjoy a strong relationship and have a shared commitment to delivering quality products. TODA KOGYO’s 200 years of manufacturing expertise is a great combination with Cima NanoTech’s innovative nanomaterials requirements,” said Shigeru Takaragi, President of TODA KOGYO CORP.
About Cima NanoTech
Cima NanoTech develops and manufactures high performance, next-generation transparent conductive film solutions based on its proprietary SANTE® self-assembling nanoparticle technology. This unique technology is rapidly being commercialized with key partners to enable new products for a multitude of markets and applications, including ultra responsive large format touch screens, transparent antennas for the Internet of Things (IoT) and other applications, transparent EMI shielding and more. Cima Touch is a subsidiary of Cima NanoTech, formed through a joint venture with Foxconn, that focuses on selling, marketing and supporting solutions for large format projected capacitive touch screens with screen sizes from 32” to over 85”.
For more information, visit www.cimananotech.com.
About TODA KOGYO CORP.
TODA KOGYO CORP. is specialized in the Wet Synthesis Technology of metal oxide, and manufacturing cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries, coloring materials including pigments and toners, magnetic powder materials, ferrite materials and other various magnetic materials. We aim to expand our business globally along with our fundamental line to provide solutions to support society in the aspects of information, environment and energy.
For more information, visit www.todakogyo.co.jp/.
“Cima NanoTech” and “SANTE” are registered trademarks of Cima NanoTech, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
TODA KOGYO CORP.
Corporate Planning Department