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UniPixel Appoints General Manager to Grow Asian OperationsSeptember 23, 2015 | PRNewswire
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UniPixel, Inc., a provider of Performance Engineered Films to the touchscreen and flexible electronics markets, today announced the appointment of Abraham Lin as General Manager - UniPixel Taiwan. He will report directly to UniPixel Chief Operating Officer Jalil Shaikh.
With a career spanning more than 20 years, Abraham Lin brings to UniPixel wide-ranging executive experience in touch screen solutions and extensive contacts with Asia-based touch sensor module makers, as well as ODMs and OEMs. Mr. Lin has served at leading technology companies including Acer as Procurement Director, responsible for touch panel solutions, supply chain management and inventory management; and Corning, in its Specialty Materials division as Regional Procurement Director, and in its Display Technology division as Production Supervisor. Mr. Lin is accredited as a Certified Procurement Professional and is a certified as a 'Black Belt' in Six Sigma lean manufacturing processes.
Jalil Shaikh, chief operating officer of UniPixel, said, "We are pleased to have an industry expert the caliber of Abraham Lin join UniPixel at this important time in the history of the Company. Abraham is widely regarded as a leading industry professional in the Far East with a deep understanding of the touch screen business, how the technology is procured by leading PC manufacturers, as well as the competitive landscape. His experience and extensive relationships in the portable devices sector, coupled with his manufacturing experience will serve UniPixel well. Developing our Taiwan operations is particularly important in that multiple key OEM customers are located in general vicinity area. Close proximity enhances our ability to develop long-term business relationships. We look forward to benefitting from Abraham's leadership, executive relationships and experience."
Abraham Lin commented, "I am very excited to join UniPixel and its strong team. I am very familiar with the touch sensor market and I was very impressed when I conducted the Colorado Springs manufacturing facility audit as a customer two years ago. I believe XTouch has great potential to create the thinnest, lightest and most cost effective touch sensor solution. An important attribute of XTouch is the ability to bend the material, with no loss of performance, for curved applications. I believe we are at the leading-edge for flexible displays as these applications are increasingly adopted in the coming years. This is an exciting time to join UniPixel as we focus on developing new customers and driving revenue growth from our Taiwan operations."
UniPixel's XTouch sensors support features such as narrow borders, curved touch surfaces and even edgeless touchscreens while achieving improved linearity, reliability and thinner sensor stacks. As an alternative to traditional touch sensors, XTouch provides the ability to turn unique touch-based concepts into functional designs at lower total system costs.
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. For further information, visit www.unipixel.com.
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