Swiss Clariant buys nano-silver ink technology platform from Bayer

02 April 2013 08:22  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Swiss specialty chemicals group Clariant International said on Tuesday it has acquired a nano-silver ink technology platform from German chemicals major Bayer for an undisclosed fee.

The deal comprises all “patents, know-how and materials related to Bayer’s nano-silver ink technology”, which is developed under the trademark Bayink, the Swiss company said in a statement.

Nano-silver inks are printable on various substrates such as polymers and silicon.

They are applicable in a wide variety of emerging applications for printed electronics such as printed circuit boards, radio-frequency identification devices (RFID) or photovoltaic (PV) panels.

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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