2016-11-15

Idemitsu and Merck Sign OLED Partnership Agreement

Idemitsu Kosan and Merck concluded a collaboration agreement that allows each party to use the other party’s OLED material-related patents in certain areas.
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2016-09-09

Merck Establishes OLED Materials Plant in Germany

Material manufacturer Merck announced it has invested EUR 30 million (US $33.84 million) in an OLED materials plant in Darmstadt, Germany recently to manufacture future displays and lighting.
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2016-08-04

Merck Taps Into Samsung Electronics QD Supply Chain with Nanoco Agreement

Was Merck vying Samsung Electronics quantum dot TVs, when it signed the quantum dot marketing agreement with Nanoco? Well that is what one Korean Times report claims.
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2016-08-02

Nanoco and Merck Sign Cadmium-free Quantum Dots Marketing Agreement

Nanoco Group, a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots (CFQD® quantum dots) and other nanomaterials, announced it has signed a worldwide material supply and licensing agreement with Merck, a leading science and technology company. The license allows Merck to immediately start marketing Nanoco’s CFQD quantum dots and to ultimately establish its own production facility to meet growing market demand for this innovative, heavy metal-free material.
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2015-09-21

Merck and Tridonic Enter Into White LEDs License Agreement

Merck, a leading company for innovative and top-quality high-tech products in the healthcare, life science and performance materials sectors, announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Tridonic Jennersdorf  (Tridonic) covering silicate phosphors for use in white light LEDs.
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2015-06-23

Merck Invests EUR 30M in New OLED Production Plant in Germany

Merck, a leading company for innovative, top-quality high-tech products in healthcare, life science and performance materials, laid the cornerstone for a new OLED materials production plant in Darmstadt today. Production of high-purity OLED materials for use in state-of-the-art displays and lighting systems is scheduled to start in the approximately 2,000 square meter building in July 2016. With the investment, which amounts to around EUR 30 million (US$ 33.78 million), Merck is strengthening its position in the OLED business. Merck aims to be a leading supplier of OLED materials by 2018. The company wishes to make use of its experience in the liquid crystals business, where it is the global leader.
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2015-05-29

Merck Inaugurates 7M Euro OLED Application Center (OAC) in Korea

Merck, a leading company for innovative and top-quality high-tech products in the healthcare, life science and performance materials sectors, has inaugurated an OLED Application Center (OAC) in Korea (Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province). Johannes Baillou, Chairman of the Board of Partners of E. Merck KG, Walter Galinat, President and CEO of the Performance Materials business sector, Udo Heider, Head of the OLED business, Michael Grund, Managing Director of Merck Korea and many distinguished guests including Rolf Mafael, German Ambassador, Yongrae Kim, Director General of Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE), and representatives from Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), Pyeongtaek City Government, Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KGCCI), Samsung Display(SDC), LG Display(LGD) attended the official ceremony held on May 28, 2015. 
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2014-11-19

Merck: Quantum Dot Unlikely to Replace OLED in Display Industry

Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) will be the game changer in the TV and display industry over the long-term while quantum dot (QD) technology will not have a powerful impact, a report from The Korean Herald cited Korea CEO Michael Grund saying.
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2014-10-29

Merck: Color Quality Increasingly Important in LED Backlight and General Lighting

The role of phosphor powder in LED applications is increasingly important to lower LED production costs and meet higher light quality demands, said Calvin Yeh, Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Lighting/PV Business Field, Merck Display Technologies, at LEDforum 2014 hosted by LEDinside on Oct. 24, 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan.
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2014-04-24

AUO Develops 3D Printed OLED Technology Suitable for Mass Production

Displays made of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are very attractive. One of their advantages is that they can be less expensively manufactured using inkjet technology. Companies are aiming to make this process suitable for mass production — for example at AUO in Taiwan, one of the world’s leading display suppliers. 
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2013-12-10

Merck and LG Display to Jointly Develop OLED Displays

Merck and LG Display have entered into discussion regarding the possibilty to jointly develop a printing method for the production of organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays, according The Korean Times.
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2013-07-26

Merck’s Innovative Isishape® Etching Pastes Win Two Global Awards for Quality and Service

Merck has won two renowned awards in one week. On July 9, it was presented with the global 2013 Intersolar Award for Photovoltaic Production Technologies in San Francisco, USA. Then on July 16, it was honored by TPK Touch Solutions Inc., the world’s leading touch panel maker, as outstanding vendor during a ceremony in Xiamen, China. At the Intersolar North America 2013, one of the most attended conferences for solar professionals, Merck was awarded the first prize for developing the Merck Selective Emitter (MSE) using isishape® SmartEtch&trade...
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2013-06-11

Merck at LOPE-C 2013: Unlocking the future with experience and pioneering spirit

Merck will be presenting its trendsetting portfolio of organic electronic materials at LOPE-C 2013 in Munich from June 11 to 13. One highlight will be the latest highly processable organic semiconductors marketed under the lisicon brand.  For more than a decade Merck has been spurring the rapid expansion of the Printed Electronics market with consistent innovation. Today Merck is accelerating the progress of futuristic display concepts with the latest developments in its lisicon portfolio. The new generation of polymeric organic semiconductors with mobility values exceeding 1cm2/Vs enable a performance approximately twice that of amorphous silicon and allow for dramatic improvements in process windows
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2012-10-25

Merck to Use Epson Ink Technology to Manufacture Ink for Large OLED Displays

Merck and Seiko Epson Corporation today announced a cooperation and licensing agreement for inkjet inks used in the manufacture of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays. According to the agreement, Epson will supply Merck with ink technology that dissolves Merck’s OLED materials so that they can be used for the production of printable displays used in OLED television screens. Financial terms of the business agreement were not disclosed. The use of inkjet technology for printing OLED displays requires a combination of long-lasting OLED materials a...
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2012-10-09

Focusing on the Perfect Pixel: Merck Presents Trend-Setting, Efficient Solutions for all Display Applications at the IMID and the FPD

•    licristal® PS-VA for pioneering display technologies: Vivid images at minimal power consumption •    licrivue® reactive mesogens: Enabling convenient 3D TV and enhancing display performance •    WR Patinal® hydro- and oleophobic coating materials: For outstanding smooth, clean and responsive surfaces for touch screens Merck will be presenting its innovative portfolio of display materials at two major display industry events in Asia in October. As a leader in all areas of LC display applicatio...
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2012-06-12

Merck and LG Chem Awarded Prize for Film-Patterned Retarder at the SID Display Week in the United States

Merck and LG Chem Ltd. of Seoul, Korea, will receive the “Silver Honor for the Display Component of the Year Award” at the SID Display Week, which will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from June 3-8, 2012. This award recognizes Merck’s and LG Chem’s Film-Patterned Retarder incorporating Merck’s proprietary reactive mesogens (RM), which have set a new standard in superior performance 3D displays. “Merck is extremely honored to have been recognized by the Society for Information Display again this year. Winni...
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2012-01-30

Merck participates in the SPIE Photonics West Exhibition in San Francisco, California, USA

•    Extensive Patinal® product range comprises more than 40 highly reliable vapor deposition materials •    WR Patinal® product portfolio: Anti-fingerprint and easy-to-clean surface functionality for the touch panel industry Merck KGaA has presented its developments for the optics and photonics industry at the SPIE Photonics West Exhibition from January 24 to 26, 2012 in San Francisco, California, USA. Merck’s exhibition stand will be focusing on the Patinal®, Solarpur®and Optipur® product rang...
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2010-10-12

Merck to present innovative products for 3D and OLED displays at the IMID in Seoul, Korea

Merck puts the spotlight on licristal®, liquid crystal mixtures as advanced PS-VA material and licrivue®, a range of ready-to-use reactive mesogen formulations with its advantages for 3D displays over conventional LCD technologies
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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