August 2012—This summer marks Creative Materials' 25th anniversary. Founded in 1987, Creative Materials has stayed true to our mission to provide custom-formulated inks, adhesives, and coatings that are specifically designed to suit particular application needs. Now, with over 1,000 unique standard products and still counting, Creative Materials can feel confident that we play a solid role in a technology-driven market. See the full press release. [Download PDF]
May 2012—Creative Materials, Inc. will be exhibiting at Display Week for the Society for Information Display, at the Boston Convention Center, June 5 to 7, 2012. Please visit us at our booth #275. See the full press release. [Download PDF]
May 2012—Creative Materials has developed a line of products that are customized for LED lighting applications, now including 125-35C, Syringe-Dispensable Thermally Conductive Epoxy Adhesive. Formulated for use in the manufacture of LEDs, these products are highly effective as an interface between a heat-producing component and a heat-sink. See the full press release. [Download PDF]
March 2012—Creative Materials, Inc., has continued to develop promising lower cost inks and adhesives using a proprietary process that significantly reduces cost while maintaining high conductivity. With several new products qualified for production, we are confidently expanding our lower cost product line. These new economical products can provide cost savings while delivering the same high-quality performance of our standard silver inks and adhesives. See the full press release. [Download PDF]
Decembere 2011—We are pleased to announce our move to our new facility in Ayer, Massachusetts. Organic business expansion over the past several years motivated our move in August 2011 to a new corporate center, which will allow us to keep up with the increased demand for our products and services. Our new site is more than three times the size of our previous location and will permit us to expand to accommodate future growth. See the full press release.
June 2011 - Creative Materials, Inc., manufactures electrically conductive and electrically insulating adhesives for quartz oscillator circuits. These products are low-stress adhesives and feature excellent thermal stability. Designed for a variety of applications, these adhesives are an excellent choice for bonding of leads onto quartz crystals and in surface mount lid attachment. See the full press release.
February 2011 - Creative Materials announces a new product that is customized for thermal management applications—125-31C, Syringe-Dispensable Thermally Conductive Epoxy Adhesive, which joins our successful standard product line of thermally conductive epoxies, including 109-12, 108-50, and 111-17. Formulated for use in the manufacture of computer components and LEDs, these products are highly effective thermal epoxies for the interface between a heat-producing component and a heat-sink. See the full press release.
January 1, 2011 - Creative Materials, Inc., announces a new series of pressure sensitive tapes. This line of tapes is anisotropically conductive, available either as pressure sensitive double-sided tape or as adhesive-transfer film in thicknesses from 0.002” to 0.010”. These products are designed for many applications, some of which include use in the fabrication of solar cells and modules, and to replace solder and/or conductive adhesive connections. In addition, the tapes can be used as bus bar materials for a wide variety of printed electronics applications, including touch panels, liquid crystal displays, electro-chromatic displays, and electro-luminescent displays.See the full press release.
October 2010--Creative Materials, Inc., introduces 125-26, an exceptional conductive ink for screen- printing circuits with fine-line widths and spaces. Creative Materials is expanding its line of products for the printed electronics market. Our newest product, 125-26A/B119-44 is a flexible two-part epoxy ink that features superior adhesion to ITO-coated surfaces and other low surface-energy substrates. This product has been used successfully in printed electronics applications and is recommended where high-performance on coated substrates is necessary. See the full press release.
September 1, 2010 - Creative Materials, Inc., introduces 124-08 to address cost and efficiency concerns in the solar industry. As a replacement for lead solder materials, 124-08 offers strong flexible bonding of solar array components, which are increasingly manufactured to thinner tolerances and with larger surface areas. In addition, 124-08's low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) is more compatible with the composition of thin film photovoltaic cells, which improves the cells' performance in production and in service.See the full press release.
June 1, 2010 - Creative Materials, Inc., introduces 118-09C, a conductive ink used in touch screens, fine-line circuits, and flexible solar cell applications. This new ink has become one of our key products due to its applicability to the current market in printed electronics and electronic paper display technologies. Characteristics such as adhesion to ITO, as well as resistance to creasing and solvent attack, make 118-09C an excellent choice for even the most demanding applications. It offers high conductivity and low contact resistance, as well as excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates.See the full press release.
April 1, 2010 - Creative Materials, Inc., introduces superior two-component conductive epoxy adhesives which are easy to use and offer excellent conductivity and bond strength. Part of our family of custom-formulated electrically conductive adhesives, this group of epoxies all possess the same excellent electrical properties and mechanical reliability. Each product in this series varies in its degree of flexibility and rheology to match the requirements of the end-use application. In addition, these products are highly effective and have a very strong track record in a wide variety of applications. See the full press release.
November 30, 2009 - For many years, Creative Materials, Inc., has offered 102-32, a highly effective silver-filled conductive silicone adhesive, which has a very strong track record and is used in a variety of applications. In response to popular demand, we have now developed a variation of this product, a new screen-printable silicone conductive ink, 125-19, which has the potential to become one of our best-selling products! See the full press release.
July, 2009 - Creative Materials, Inc., proudly announces the development of 125-17, an exceptional dielectric ink. A sky-blue ink, this dielectric features extremely low odor, with excellent flow characteristics and print quality. Its distinctive translucent blue color makes it stand out on the printed surface. The product is highly regarded by our customers and among printers who have used it. See the full press release.
May 1, 2009 - Creative Materials, Inc., works in close collaboration with the medical industry to develop specific products for medical delivery applications. Two products that support these niche applications are our medical grade conductive inks, 113-09 and 117-23. Using highly conductive silver/silver-chloride fillers, these inks support a number of medical applications. See the full press release.
March 15, 2009 - Creative Materials, Inc, introduces a new silver filled conductive ink, 125-13, for fine 3 to 4 mil line widths. Read full press release about this product.
February 15, 2009 - Creative Materials, Inc, developes a new econonmical conductive ink, 125-10. Read full press release about this product.
January 15, 2009 - Creative Materials annouces a new translucent conductive ink and coating, 124-31. Read full press release about this product.
December 22, 2008 - Creative Materials displays at IDTechEx Printed Electronics trade show in San Jose on December 3-4 at the San Jose Convention Center. Read full press release about the show.
November 1, 2008 - Creative Materials announces a series of radio opaque inks and adhesives. Read full press release about this product.
September 1, 2008 - Creative Materials announces a series of silver conductive inks and adhesives specifically for the thin film photovoltaic industry. Read full press release about this product.
August 1, 2008 - Creative Materials announces a series of unique single-component, electrically conductive, B-stageable epoxy adhesives. The 118-06 series of products is available for a variety of application techniques, such as screen-printing, pad-printing, stencil application and B-staged films. Read full press release about this product.
April 1, 2008 - Creative Materials, Inc, a leading manufacturer of electrically conductive ink, coating and adhesives, is now offering a low cost conductive ink. Read full press release about this product.
March 1, 2008 - Creative Materials, Inc, a leading manufacturer of electrically conductive ink, coating and adhesives, has introduced a new line of fast-curing conductive epoxy adhesives. Read full press release about these adhesives.
February 1, 2008 -The application team at Creative Materials, Inc. has introduced new a line of conductive inks that can be used for high speed rotogravure and flexographic printing processes. Read full press release about these inks.
March 9, 2007 - Creative Materials, Inc, a leading manufacturer of electrically conductive inks, coatings and adhesives, had announced the availability of 118-15A/B, a two part electrically conductive epoxy adhesive, in a convenient 5 gram ratio bi-pack. This special packaging provides a small amount of epoxy adhesive available for use without the necessity of time consuming weighing. The bi-pack when properly stored has the substantial shelf life of 12 months. The mixed 118-15A/B has pot life of 4 days if it extruded into a small container with a tight seal and stored at room temperature. Read full press release about 118-15.
September 9, 2005 - The application team at Creative Materials, Inc., has introduced a screen-printable, b-stageable, highly thermally conductive epoxy adhesive for integrated circuit (IC) packaging. This material is designed to increase product performance through the use of b-staging, while reducing manufacturing costs through screen-printing. Read full press release about IC packaging. [download PDF]