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Conductive Inks for Silicone Hardcoat Substrates

October 2017 - Creative Materials, Inc., introduces 127- 38 and 127-39, two unique products that bond well to silicone hardcoated acrylic and polycarbonate films. Generally silicone hardcoated films are abrasion and scratch-resistant, and it is very difficult to adhere inks to these surfaces. With 127-38 and 127-39, the user is able to print functional and decorative features on windows, instrument cluster covers, and other displays where a non- stick hardcoat surface is required.  See the full press release.

One Component B-Stageable Epoxy Adhesives

September 2017 - Creative Materials, Inc., highlights our series of one-component B-stageable epoxy adhesives, developed for a wide variety of applications, including printed circuit board fabrication, advanced material composite structures, wafer-bonding, and heat sink applications.   See the full press release.

New extremely flexible epoxy adhesive

June 2017 Creative Materials, Inc., has introduced 127-31, a unique extremely flexible one-component thermally conductive epoxy adhesive.See the full press release.

Creative to exhibit at FLEX2017

May 2017 - Creative Materials, Inc., a leading manufacturer of custom-formulated electrically conductive inks, coatings and adhesives, is displaying our product line and capabilities at FLEX2017 in Monterey California, June 19-22, 2017 at booth 2013. See the full press release.

Celebrating 30 years

March 2017 - Creative Materials, Ayer, Massachusetts is celebrating its 30th year of providing speciality materials. See the full press release.

Conductive Inks and Adhesives for use with Aerosol Jet Processing Equipment

February 2017 - Creative Materials, Ayer, Massachusetts has introduced a new product line that is designed to be dispensed with Aerosol Jet processing equipment such as the Optomec® Aerosol Jet Systems. The benefits of printing with this system include non-contact printing, fine lines down to 100 um, rapid prototyping, and continuous beam printing. See the full press release.

Creative to exhibit at Printed Electronics 2016

October 2016 - Creative Materials, Inc., is displaying at the 2016 IDTechEx Printed Electronics Show, November 16-17, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA.We will be located at Booth # E02. See the full press release.

Plateable Silver Conductive Inks.

October 2016 - Creative Materials, Inc, has developed screen printable, pad printable and stencil printable silver conductive inks and coatings that are suitable for applications requiring subsequent plating operations. See the full press release.

New Thermally Conductive Interface Material.

August 2016 - Noelle Industries, a division of Creative Materials, Inc, has introduced 804-24, a one-component thermally conductive thermal grease that has excellent heat dissipation properties, low sag and no bleeding. See the full press release.

Creative Materials introduces Superior Conductive and Resistive Inks.

June 2016 - Creative Materials has introduced two new products that offer superior electrical performance when compared to other conductive and resistive inks: 126-33 is a new silver-filled electrically conductive ink, and 126-28 is a low- resistance carbon ink. See the full press release.

New Conductive Medical Silver/Silver-Chloride ELectrode Ink and Coating.

February 2016 - Creative Materials, Inc., has introduced a new electrically conductive medical silver/silver-chloride (Ag/AgCl) electrode ink and coating. See the full press release.

Creative Materials to exhibit at Printed Electronics USA 2015 in Santa Clara California.

November 2015 - Creative Materials, Inc will exhibiting our new colored conductive ink as well as our standard speciality electronic materials at the 2015 Printed electronics show in Santa Clara California. See the full press release.

Creative Materials introduces new Chemical Resistant Conductive Medical Electrode Ink

November 2015 -Creative Materials, Inc, Ayer, MA, has created a new electrically conductive medical electrode ink which exhibits greater chemical resistance than typical electrode inks.
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Creative Materials Aquires Noelle Industries

September 2015 -Creative Materials, Inc, Ayer, MA, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Noelle Industries. Noelle manufactures encapsulants, potting compounds, adhesives and coatings.
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Creative Materials Introduces Colored Electrically Conductive Inks

July 2015 - Creative!Materials,Inc. has introduced a family of electrically conductive inks and coatings (product series 126-29) in several primary colors.
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Creative Materials Receives ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental Protection

May 2015 - Creative Materials has received the ISO 14001 certification awarded by National Quality Assurance, USA, for the implementation of a program to promote and practice environmental sustainability while ensuring the health and safety of our workforce.
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Next-generation Wafer-level Processing Through Customized Materials

April 2015 - The trend to move manufacturing processes from single-unit processing to wafer-level processing (WLP) has grown over the last several years. The implementation of WLP, while advantageous from the perspectives of overall cost containment and efficiency, can also present a variety of challenges, and customized solutions may be required in order to achieve successful implementation of this technology.
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Creative Materials Introduces Electrically Conductive Inks and Adhesives for Wearable Electronics

February 2015 - Creative Materials introduces electrically conductive inks and adhesives custom-designed for wearable electronic applications. Designed for human connectivity, fashion or function, wearable electronics can be used to create useful interactive systems.
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Electrically Conductive Die-attach Adhesives and Adhesive Films

November 2014 - Creative Materials, Inc. has introduced ElectrasetTM, a new series of electrically conductive die-attach adhesives for the microelectronics and semiconductor industries. These highly engineered adhesives and adhesive films are designed to meet the highest reliability and highest efficiency standards and will surpass the most demanding industry requirements.
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Flexible, Easy Dispensing Electrically Conductive Silicone Adhesive

May 2014 - Creative Materials, Inc. has introduced 102-32D to its family of conductive silicone adhesives. This new product offers some enhanced features over our standard 102-32, which is one of our most versatile and widely used products. Some innovative features of 102-32D are improved working life and dispensing characteristics. 102-32D was designed for high throughput and automated dispensing processes, allowing for enhanced features such as no tailing or stringing and low bleeding.
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Celebrating 25 Years of Specialty Products

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.

Exhibiting at SID Display Week, 2012

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]

New Adhesive for LED Lighting Applications

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]

New Lower Cost Silver Inks and Adhesives

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]

Opening of New Corporate Headquarters

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.

Adhesives for Crystal Oscillator Circuits

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.

Thermal Management Using Creative Materials' 109-12 and newly released
125-31C

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.

Product Announcement: Electrically Conductive Fine-Line Epoxy Ink Recommended for Printed Electronics Applications

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.

Flexible Electrically Conductive Adhesive Family as Solder Replacements in Solar Cells

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.

Outstanding ink for printed electronic and electronic paper display applications

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.

Electrically Conductive Epoxy Adhesive Family

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.

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