BOE Honors Kateeva With Award For Collaborative Innovation


NEWARK, Calif., June 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At its annual Supply Partner Conference held recently in Chengdu, China, BOE Technology Group Co. Ltd., a leading IoT technologies, products and services supplier, honored Kateeva with an award for Collaborative Innovation. The award recognizes BOE suppliers who have demonstrated technology leadership, and improved BOE’s product competitiveness through close collaboration with BOE on key innovations. 

Kateeva is a world-leading provider of inkjet printing equipment used to manufacture Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) displays. The company’s YIELDjet™ FLEX system leads the market for OLED Thin Film Encapsulation (TFE) mass production. 

“This year, we’re pleased to acknowledge Kateeva,” said Dr. Wenbao Gao, Co-CEO of BOE’s Display Business Group. “As one supplier of inkjet printing equipment for OLED mass production, the company will be a roadmap partner for BOE’s OLED business. Kateeva’s world-class expertise in advanced inkjet printing and process integration is critical to the productive collaboration we have together. We appreciate the team’s commitment to BOE’s success, and we’re delighted to honor them with the Collaborative Innovation award.”

Kateeva’s Chairman and CEO, Dr. Alain Harrus, called the award a true characterization of the relationship shared by Kateeva and BOE. “In our respective segments of the OLED ecosystem, we’re both innovators,” he said. “BOE is moving fast with vision and leadership to migrate to a technology that is revolutionizing the display industry; Kateeva developed the enabling mass-production equipment at its Silicon Valley headquarters. Together, we’re applying formidable hardware, software and materials innovation that will enable BOE to manufacture OLED displays with the highest possible yields. It’s an honor for our partnership with this valued customer to be recognized with this award.”

YIELDjet is a trademark of Kateeva, Inc.

About Kateeva, Inc.

Kateeva makes breakthrough production equipment for manufacturers of advanced electronics technologies. The company has pioneered a precision deposition technology platform that uses innovative inkjet printing to deposit coatings on complex applications with blinding speed and superb accuracy. Kateeva’s YIELDjet™ manufacturing equipment solution enables cost-effective mass production of OLED displays. Today, the company’s YIELDjet™ FLEX system leads the market for flexible OLED mass production. Kateeva is headquartered in Silicon Valley, maintains operations in Korea, Taiwan, Japan and China, and is backed by leading Venture Capital firms and other investors.  

About BOE Technology Group Co. Ltd.

Founded in April 1993, BOE is a leading IoT technologies, products and services supplier. BOE’s three core businesses are display devices, smart systems and healthcare services. BOE’s display products are widely used in a broad spectrum of applications such as mobile phone, tablet, notebook, monitor, TV, vehicle display, digital information display, healthcare, finance, and wearable devices. In total, BOE has over 50,000 usable patents, ranking among the top of the industry. According to the market data at the first quarter of 2017, BOE’s global market share of TFT-LCD panels for mobile phone, tablet and notebook ranks number one.


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