Sun Chemical Acquires Gwent Electronic Materials

PARSIPPANY, NJ | Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC, have acquired Gwent Electronic Materials, a manufacturer of conductive inks, pastes, and powders for the printed electronic market. Sun reports that with the acquisition of the United Kingdom-based company, it will expand its global position in the printed electronics marketplace. By combining Gwent’s complementary portfolio of products with Sun Chemical, customers reportedly will benefit from further innovative solutions for advanced printed electronics applications.

Gwent’s European-based production sites will also enhance Sun Chemical’s global conductive ink, paste, and powder manufacturing capabilities while allowing further penetration into developing markets.

“The addition of Gwent’s diverse advanced electronic materials and tailor-made technologies will further expand Sun Chemical and DIC’s solutions portfolio for printed electronics globally,” says Mehran Yazdani, president of Sun Chemical Advanced Materials. “Sun Chemical has experienced tremendous growth in the global printed electronics market, and this acquisition will help us expand into this strategic market and enable us to better serve our customers.”

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