SOURCE: Technic Inc.

Technic Inc.

December 05, 2011 02:00 ET

Technic to Launch New Line of Process Chemistries for Reduced Gold Consumption in Electronic Applications

CRANSTON, RI--(Marketwire - Dec 5, 2011) - Technic Inc. has announced entering into the final phase of development on enabling technologies designed to reduce the use of gold in electronic packaging and connector applications. The new line of products will be marketed under the name Goldeneye and consists of equipment, electroplating chemistry, and ancillary process chemistries. The Goldeneye technology encompasses newly developed barrier layers for improved component performance, gold replacement technology, and post-treatment processes aimed at further reducing gold consumption. The Goldeneye product line will offer measurable gold reduction without sacrificing the quality of the resultant finishes and be applicable to a wide variety of applications. It is expected that the first Goldeneye products will be released as soon as December 2011 with further releases occurring in early 2012.

"With gold at record valuations, the demand for gold conservation in the electronics industry is intense. With Technic's Goldeneye Gold Reduction Technology, we are creating an integrated portfolio of technically advanced products that enable low-cost finishes for electronic devices without compromise to the integrity or quality of our customers' products."
- Rob Schetty, VP, Technic Advanced Technology Division

Register to receive Goldeneye Gold Reduction Technology product releases as they become available at www.technic.com/goldeneye.

Technic, Inc. is a US based, private, financially strong corporation. For over 65 years, Technic has been a global supplier of specialty chemicals, custom finishing equipment, engineered powders, and analytical control systems to the electronic component, printed circuit board, semiconductor, photovoltaic, industrial finishing and decorative industries.

For information on Technic & Technic products go to: www.technic.com or contact Technic at (401) 781-6100.

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