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UniPixel, Inc., a provider of Performance Engineered Films to the touchscreen and flexible electronics markets, announced today the receipt of an initial mass production order from a leading PC manufacturing company based in Japan for a 10-inch tablet product. UniPixel expects the initial delivery of XTouch sensors to this new customer to occur in the current quarter and the first quarter of 2016. The Company expects the lifetime of the product to be in the range of three to four quarters.
Jeff Hawthorne, president and CEO of UniPixel, commented, "This is an important award for UniPixel at this stage in our development as an emerging supplier in the PC touchscreen market. This order validates our belief that we offer leading-edge technology that can help major PC manufacturers create devices that are thinner, lighter, faster, and more cost effective to produce. We are pleased that our ongoing engagement with this customer and their supply chain partners has resulted in one of the world's leading PC manufacturers choosing UniPixel technology for their new tablet. We look forward to working with them and their supply chain partners on the development of future products."
Mr. Hawthorne continued, "This order represents the first step in expanding our customer base among the top PC manufacturers. Our products continue to be evaluated by other major OEMs throughout the world and we expect to win more awards in the years to come. Having just completed our second quarter as a focused sales and manufacturing organization, this award exemplifies the significant progress achieved in introducing our highly differentiated products to major PC manufacturers in the U.S. and Asia."
UniPixel, Inc. develops and markets Performance Engineered Films for the touch screen and flexible electronics markets. The company's roll-to-roll electronics manufacturing process patterns fine line conductive elements on thin films. The company markets its technologies for touch panel sensor, cover glass replacement, and protective cover film applications under the XTouch™ and Diamond Guard™ brands.