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4Mar/140

Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated


New York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014

Semiconductor machinery manufacturing encompasses the necessary equipment for semiconductor production, including wafer-processing, assembly and packaging. According to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Darryle Ulama, “The industry is characteristically volatile; demand depends on conditions in downstream semiconductor manufacturing, which undergoes rapid technological change and shifts in the global supply chain.” Industry performance also relies on downstream demand for electronic products, such as TVs, computers and cell phones. Although revenue is expected to expand slowly at an annualized rate of 1.4% to $ 11.4 billion in the five years to 2013, this figure masks wide fluctuations in growth rates over the period.

The recession dampened overall demand for electronic goods and semiconductor production, leading to a decrease in capital investment for semiconductor machinery purchases. Industry revenue contracted 32.9% in 2008, followed by a 41.2% decrease in 2009. Downstream demand for products that use semiconductors were weak during this period, as consumers cut back on discretionary spending. However, indications of a recovery emerged in 2010, bolstered by growth in smartphone technology, which led to a solid 62.4% growth in that year. The industry has since faced declines as semiconductor manufacturers move operations abroad to take advantage of more competitive labor costs and booming tech markets in Asia. In 2013, industry revenue is expected to decline 3.5%.

In the next five years, semiconductor machinery manufacturers will continue to be impacted by trends in its downstream markets. Industry revenue is expected to grow within the time period. Two competing trends will impact the industry. First, semiconductor manufacturing, the industry's largest market, will continue to move overseas to anticipate the significant market potential for electronics in Asia. Second, technological development in semiconductor production, such as the extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography, will drive growth domestically. “China, Taiwan and Korea are among the industry's top export destinations, with consumption levels of electronics in these countries expected to rise rapidly over the next five years,” says Ulama. Industry exports are expected to increase in the five years to 2018. Concurrently, innovations in semiconductor technology for smartphones, tablets and cloud computing will push demand for more advanced machinery and encourage capital investment.

A medium level of market share concentration characterizes the Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing industry. IBISWorld estimates that the top industry players are Applied Materials Inc. and ASML Holding NV. Many firms exited the industry in the five years to 2013, contributing to an expanding concentration of participating companies. During the five years to 2013, the number of industry enterprises declined at an average annual rate of 1.5% to 185. Further declines are expected over the next five years as major companies acquire smaller competitors and other firms move operations abroad.

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About IBISWorld Inc.

Recognized as the nation’s most trusted independent source of industry and market research, IBISWorld offers a comprehensive database of unique information and analysis on every US industry. With an extensive online portfolio, valued for its depth and scope, the company equips clients with the insight necessary to make better business decisions. Headquartered in Los Angeles, IBISWorld serves a range of business, professional service and government organizations through more than 10 locations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.ibisworld.com or call 1-800-330-3772.







20Feb/140

Key Joy West Expands their Business from Custom Cable Assembly to Custom Contract Manufacturing

(PRWEB) December 22, 2013

Key Joy West announces expanding their business from custom cable assembly to custom contract manufacturing. Key Joy West has been at the forefront of custom multi-conductor medical cable manufacturing for over 35 years. In 2008, the US office in Chino, California was established for the sole purpose of expanding into the US market for cable assemblies. Today, Key Joy West announces expanding beyond cable assemblies. Key Joy West will partner with US companies as a contract manufacturer, and market outsourced products in China.

George Hsu, Founder and President of Key Joy West says, “Expanding overseas is no longer a luxury. In today’s global market it is a necessity. In the past, international expansion has been associated with outsourcing or lowering operational overhead, but that’s no longer remotely the case. Today, international expansion is about being where your customers are, opening new markets, and realizing as much growth potential as you can.”

About Key Joy West

Key Joy was established in 1976, we are a professional manufacturer of computer cable assemblies and wire harness of notebook PCs.

We are a leading provider of sophisticated wire and cable products for the Medical Device Industry. We are proud to offer an extensive range of products that can be used in military, electronics, automotive, and the aerospace markets.

We have enjoyed an excellent reputation throughout our thirty-seven years of business. We are sure that you will be quite satisfied with our service and the excellent quality of our goods.

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CJ Wang

631.219.9450

cjw(at)keyjoyintl(dot)com

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13Jan/140

TeselaGen and Transcriptic to Partner on Biological Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing Integration

San Francisco and Menlo Park, California (PRWEB) November 15, 2013

TeselaGen (http://www.teselagen.com) and Transcriptic (http://www.transcriptic.com) have announced a strategic partnership to advance the integration of computer-aided design with computer-aided manufacturing for biology. The two companies will work together to build a seamless experience for scientists to manage, design, assemble, and test biomolecules in an easy and cost-effective way. Initially, the companies will focus on automated assembly of complex DNA and protein expression libraries of importance to their customers. This will allow scientists to engineer cells to more efficiently carry out desirable operations, such as producing medications and chemicals.

TeselaGen will offer its state of the art computer aided design and manufacturing platform for rapid prototyping of biomolecules. User requests are turned into cost-optimized protocols automatically, which can then be delivered to vendors who can fulfill those requests. Transcriptic will open its new groundbreaking API for laboratory services to TeselaGen so that automatically generated protocols can be transmitted directly to Transcriptic for execution.

The integration of TeselaGen’s cloud based BioCAD platform with Transcriptic’s BioCAM platform will offer clients a comprehensive design, build and test experience, with data flowing freely between the two platforms so that both the design and manufacturing sides of the process can learn from test data and improve processes and designs. For example, data from Transcriptic’s QC assays can feed back to TeselaGen’s design tools where the request was generated and where the data is most useful and relevant to customers.

“Transcriptic’s vision of creating an API for the lab dovetails perfectly with what are trying to accomplish at TeselaGen. We are very focused on improving our customers experience with getting molecules built and tested quickly,” said Michael Fero, CEO, TeselaGen. “Among our clients are many small startups and individual researchers who are already benefiting from being able to use our tools instead of having to build expensive in-house capabilities. Now, we find that much bigger customers are also looking to exploit a more cloud-based model for biomolecule R&D. We believe that in the future we will see more customers moving not only their IT infrastructure to the cloud, but also execution of complex R&D workflows as well. The current practice of using form-based input disconnected from design tools is archaic. We feel our users should have the same sort of seamless design/build/test experience as our colleagues in the electronic design industry. Transcriptic’s vision of creating an efficient service model for common laboratory processes fits well with our vision of being able to do entire experiments in the cloud… with complex requests going out, and comprehensive results coming back, as quickly as physical possible with minimum human intervention.”

“TeselaGen’s experience and capabilities in automated biomolecule design make them a good partner for building on the advanced execution platform that we’ve built,“ said Max Hodak, CEO, Transcriptic. “The markets TeselaGen serves are same ones that we do. The problems we solve are complementary, and by partnering with TeselaGen we can provide our customers with a more complete design to delivery experience. One of our imperatives this year is to find good strategic partners that can complement our business model and begin feeding our request fulfillment pipeline. TeselaGen is a great partner because they understand what we are trying to accomplish for our customers and can work closely with us to give us the information we need in a seamless fashion.”

About Transcriptic

Transcriptic is a privately held company based in Menlo Park, CA. The company owns and operates a robotic laboratory infrastructure as a service so that scientists can spend less time at the bench and more time on the creative aspects of their research. Transcriptic Platform is the world’s first Application Programming Interface for biology, with capabilities ranging from DNA synthesis to running complex assays. Transcriptic’s customers include labs at Stanford, Caltech, UC San Diego, the University of Chicago, and several unannounced companies in industry. http://www.transcriptic.com

About TeselaGen

TeselaGen is a synthetic biology platform that enables the development of viral constructs, biologic medicines, and sustainably sourced chemicals. TeselaGen is privately held and is based in San Francisco, CA. Recently founded by three former Stanford fellows and housed at the QB3 incubator at UCSF, the company has received early recognition in the form of two US National Science Foundation grants, a US Department of Energy grant and a Bio-IT World Best Practices Award. TeselaGen uses its proprietary Synthetic Evolution® technology for efficient rapid prototyping of recombinant molecules. The company's customers that are helping validate its approach include Amgen (USA), Genomatica (USA), and Redbiotec (Switzerland).     http://www.teselagen.com







15Sep/130

WESTEC 2013 Returns to California Amidst Promising Manufacturing Climate


Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013

WESTEC, the premier West Coast manufacturing event, returns to California amidst an encouraging environment that has seen a measurable increase in exports, production, overall employment growth, and recent legislation designed to enhanced the states manufacturing sector. While California has long been the nations leading industrial state, recent economic gains have been powered by new technologies, many of which will be on display at WESTEC at the Los Angeles Convention Center from October 15-17.

Produced by SME, WESTEC has built a reputation as the West Coasts leading technological showcase for the manufacturing industry for nearly 50 years. Generations of manufacturers have used the event as a forum to find cutting-edge equipment, explore advanced technologies, and learn innovative new production methods to help grow their businesses. Many of the industrys top equipment manufacturers unveil technological breakthroughs at WESTEC from software to cutting tools, 3D printers to multi-tasking machines.

According to the latest UCLA Anderson Forecast, California is one of the bright spots in the U.S. economic picture. For the 12 months ending April 2013, California had the second highest employment growth in the nation. The Forecast also reported that the economys strength was built within the technology and knowledge-laden sectors, which accounted for more than half the job growth in the state. California also showed strong growth of total direct exports of goods, which now account for 8.1 percent of GDP. Manufactured computers and electronics account for 30 percent of that total.

The manufacturing industry will also benefit from the implementation of recently passed legislation. Earlier this month, California signed into law a future sales tax exemption on manufacturing equipment. This brings the state in line with the 48 other states that exempt manufacturing equipment from sales and use tax. Recent anecdotal news has also been encouraging. Several manufacturers, such as Boeing, BYD and Ecologic Brands, all opened or announced increased manufacturing programs or facilities within the state.

We are greatly encouraged by recent developments in California, which has seen an uptick in manufacturing and production. said Christine Longroy, WESTEC event manager. The economic climate is one of the reasons why we decided to move WESTEC up from March 2014 to October 2013.

For more information and to register for WESTEC 2013, visit http://www.westeconline.com.

About WESTEC: WESTEC, the regions definitive manufacturing event, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center fall 2013. The three-day event provides access to the latest technologies, equipment, and products from the industrys leading innovators. Products and technology are highlighted through interactive exhibits, education and networking.

About SME

SME advances manufacturing and attracts future generations through its strategic areas of events, media, membership, training & development and the SME Education Foundation. A 501(c)3 organization, SME has been gathering, validating and sharing manufacturing knowledge for more than 80 years. SME Making the future. Together.







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8Sep/130

Lean Manufacturing Supplies is Now Offering Value Streams PowerPoint


Lake Oswego, OR (PRWEB) July 25, 2013

A successful company is a lean company and Lean Manufacturing Supplies is now offering a powerpoint presentation about value streams and value stream mapping. This professionally developed presentation is designed as a 40-60 minute overview of the topic. It will focus on waste elimination and provide methods for identifying processes and determining which ones are most in need of help. Value stream is a group of processes that delivers value to its customers and may include order fulfillment, system or product development, information system management, and personnel hiring.

Companies can use the presentation as part of a group learning event, individual training at a computer, or as foundation slides for a more detailed or customized training presentation. The presentation is delivered in native Microsoft PowerPoint format for easy customization and contains 74 slides. All slides may be changed to accommodate uses for specific needs. A business owner of a small manufacturing plant commented, The Value Stream PowerPoint presentation was a big help when we were looking for ways to improve our efficiency. It is a great learning tool and is easy to follow.

The presentation will start out with an introduction and will proceed to touch on value stream background and history, value stream mapping steps, identifying the value stream, the current and future state, administrative value streams, unique situations, implementing change, roadblocks, and will end with a knowledge check.

Value stream mapping is a lean manufacturing technique used to analyze and design the flow of materials and information required to bring a product or service to a consumer. At Toyota, where the technique originated, it is known as material and information flow mapping. It can be applied to any value chain. Value stream mapping has supporting methods that are often used in lean environments to analyze and design flows at the system level. It is often associated with manufacturing but it can be used in healthcare, service related industries, administrative and office processes.

For more information about Value Streams PowerPoint, please visit Lean Manufacturing Supplies or call toll-free (866)777-1360 to speak with a professional representative.







7Sep/130

Golden Tech Brings New Tech to Local Manufacturing


Naples, FL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013

With a fertile landscape for large business, Southwest Florida is prime realty for new manufacturing work. To help bring those jobs to life, local IT and tech firm, Golden Tech, has joined the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (http://www.srma.net).

We know that Southwest Florida is home to some of the best and brightest when it comes to manufacturing practices. Its high time we start to join forces and come together under the common goal of building and growing our community, says Golden Techs Michael Haas.

Since the industrial revolution, American ingenuity has leveraged technology to drive manufacturing. Its hard to imagine a more perfect representation of that ingenuity than the Golden Tech brand. With their mid-century Americana flare, its not surprising to hear they come to tech from a different route. The four founders, Six-Sigma blackbelts, all paid their dues as engineers in the Indiana steel mills. Always looking to find manufacturing efficiencies, they quickly picked up IT and havent put it down.

Golden Techs background in lean manufacturing, puts us in the perfect spot to help grow the SRMA. We get what they do more than the typical tech firm. And, as engineers, we talk a common language, says Golden Tech Senior Partner, Greg Scasny.

As our clients well know, we pride ourselves on bringing a common sense, business-minded approach to the technology space. At the same time, we know that technology outpaces us all, and the manufacturing space needs to stay on pace to compete in the global economy.

The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association was chartered in effort to provide a forum for local manufacturing and other firms to pursue better ways to grow the local economy. The group has grown its membership rapidly and helped to cultivate a budding entrepreneurship in the area.

Golden Tech is a leading IT outsourcing, tech support, and cloud managed services provider, serving small and medium-size businesses for more than 15 years. Founded by four engineers, Golden Tech is proud to offer handcrafted technology solutions meeting the exacting needs of each of our customers. Golden Tech currently has four locations, serving the Chicago, IL, Valparaiso, IN, South Bend IN, and Southwest Florida regions. Learn more at http://it.golden-tech.com.

Golden Tech and the Golden Tech logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Golden Technologies, Inc. Other product, service, or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information about this topic, please contact Marc Oestreich by calling 866-806-7127, or e-mail at media(at)golden-tech(dot)com.







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13Aug/130

Paint Manufacturing Industry in China Market Share, Size, Trends, Analysis and Forecast 2012-2016 – MarketResearchReports


Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 07, 2013

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Paint Manufacturing industry in China to grow at a CAGR of 10.9 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to the industry growth is the increasing demand for architectural paints and coatings. The Paint Manufacturing industry in China has also been witnessing an increase in capital intensity. Moreover, the rising cost of raw materials could also pose a challenge to the industry growth.

TechNavio's report, the Paint Manufacturing industry in China 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with input from industry experts. The report covers the Paint Manufacturing industry in China landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

To read the complete report with TOC, visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/paint-manufacturing-industry-in-china-2012-2016

The key vendors dominating this space include Akzo Nobel Coatings (China), Chugoku Marine Paints (China) Co. Ltd., DuPont China, Nippon Paint (China) Co. Ltd., and PPG Paints (China) Co. Ltd.

The other vendors mentioned in the report are Guangdong Carpoly Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., Guangzhou Pearl River Chemical Industry Group Ltd., Hempel-Hai Hong (China) Ltd., Huarun Paints Holdings Co. Ltd., and Kansai Paints (China).

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16Feb/130

Disc Makers Breaks CD & DVD Manufacturing Records: The CDs Not Dead Yet


PENNSAUKEN, NJ (PRWEB) November 08, 2012

Disc Makers, the nations leading independent CD and DVD manufacturer, has reported some interesting news in this era of digital downloads and music streaming. The company announced today that in October it broke two of its all-time disc replication records, proving thatas much as everphysical media is a crucial part of any musicians product offerings and the CD is not yet dead. In October 2012, Disc Makers replicated 4,380,296 CDs, an increase of over 600,000 units from October, 2011. This figure outpaces Disc Makers prior all-time monthly CD & DVD replication record of 4,013,000 CDs, which had held since 2008.

The music industry has always sustained two simultaneous formats, says Disc Makers CEO Tony van Veen. Whether it was vinyl and cassettes, or cassettes and CDs, or now CDs and downloads/streams, these numbers show the continued demand for multiple formats simultaneously. As the primary product offering at live shows, as an additional driver of online sales, and as a requirement for any serious product release PR campaign, having CDs is a vital part of every musicians marketing mix.

The new record-breaking disc replication numbers not only indicate that independent artists may be feeling the positive effects of economic recovery, but also that the music industry has settled into a more comfortable balance between the demand for physical media and growing digital music technologies. A few years ago, during the height of the economic crisis, many music business pundits were hyping digital-only releases, says van Veen. But now that much of the dust has settled, independent artists know theyre leaving money on the table if they dont make their music available in both physical and digital form.

In addition to breaking its previous CD manufacturing record, Disc Makers also set a new all-time record for DVD production at 1,113,508 units, suggesting similar trends for businesses which create video media as part of their marketing or product offerings. Were really thrilled by these CD & DVD replication numbers, says van Veen, and expect to see strong demand continue for the foreseeable future.

About Disc Makers

In business since 1946, Disc Makers is the nations leading independent CD & DVD manufacturer, offering a wide variety of products and services, including state-of-the-art automated printers and duplication systems as well as complete CD & DVD duplication, CD & DVD replication and custom disc packaging for independent musicians, filmmakers, and businesses. The companys state-of-the-art facilities are outfitted with the latest graphic, printing, and CD & DVD replication equipment and products, as well as in-house studios for mastering and post production, DVD and CD-ROM multimedia authoring, and award-winning graphic design. Disc Makers manufactures and distributes a large selection of disc duplication and printing systems, as well as a full line of recordable media and disc packaging supplies. The company also offers a variety of additional services including download cards, posters, and music distribution. Disc Makers main office and plant is located near Philadelphia in Pennsauken, NJ, and the company has regional offices in Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Seattle, Nashville, Boston, Houston, and Puerto Rico.

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9Feb/130

Manufacturing Sector Begins 2013 on Strong Note, Confirms Hound.com


Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2013

The Institute for Supply Management announced Wednesday that Decembers manufacturing index and employment index indicate growth in the industry. Hiring data on Hound.com confirms employment gains in manufacturing, especially in management.

The Institute for Supply Management released its monthly Report on Business, where its manufacturing index rose to 50.7 in the month of December. The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) measures acquisition of goods and services in manufacturing and is closely watched as a signal of economic activity. With 50 as the dividing line between market expansion and contraction, any reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector and any reading below 50 indicates contraction. The 1.2 point increase over the previous month marks the third time in seven months that the beleaguered sector has seen growth. The December PMI reading came as particularly welcome news after Novembers reading of 49.5 marked the lowest reading since July 2009.

Other positive signs of growth included the December Employment Index, which rose to 52.7 percent, with an increase of 4.3 percentage points. Aside from one month of contraction, the ISM reported that employment has grown steadily since September 2009. Of the eighteen manufacturing sectors, nine reported growth in employment, in the following order: Petroleum & Coal Products; Wood Products; Printing & Related Support Activities, Paper Products; Food, Beverage & Tobacco Products; Furniture & Related Products; Chemical Products; Computer & Electronic Products; and Electrical Equipment, Appliances, & Components.

Confirming ISM data, job site Hound.com also reported employment gains in manufacturing. As of January 3, Hound.com listed 7,522 manufacturing jobs, up from the previous month. Hiring for manufacturing positions was strongest in California and Texas, where 9 percent and 6 percent of the jobs were located. Nearly 10 percent of the jobs were for managerial-level positions, including production supervisors, plant managers, maintenance supervisors, and operations managers. In hard economic times, companies often cut costs by laying off those who make the highest income, typically those at the senior levels. As manufacturing activity continues to pick up, so will hiring in management and at all levels. Continued growth in manufacturing employment is projected for this month as employers who postponed hiring due to uncertainty over the fiscal cliff begin hiring in earnest now that it has been averted: the U.S. House of Representatives passed its budget bill on Tuesday.

Were seeing modest momentum going into the start of the new year, said Harrison Barnes, CEO of Hound.com. Housing is rebounding overall and the economy is picking up, so manufacturing gains in employment are a direct result of that.

Industry representatives surveyed in the report had a mixed outlook for 2013, with some respondents noting that business had begun stabilizing and others expressing caution, especially in light of uncertainty over how future government regulation might affect business. In the last six months of 2012, the PMI has fluctuated evenly between expansion and contraction, with three months indicating expansion and three months indicating contraction.

About Hound

Hound.com is a job search site based in Pasadena, CA. It is a part of the Employment Research Institute and owned by A. Harrison Barnes.







8Feb/130

Uni-Pixel Displays, Inc. Joins the Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing


The Woodlands, TX (Vocus) July 9, 2009

Uni-Pixel, Inc. (OTCBB: UNXL), the developer of a color display technology called Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter ("TMOS"), today announced that it has joined the Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing (CAMM) at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Supporting the CAMM's mission to demonstrate the feasibility of Roll-to-Roll (R2R) flexible electronics manufacturing, UniPixel will leverage its recent grant from the FlexTech Alliance to further advance its R2R Conductor Patterning Capabilities that it has developed for its Opcuity Active Layer Films. The company believes that its advances in inkjet patterning of conductors on thin films can become the basis for developing printed flexible circuits for solar, biomedical, micro-fluidic systems and other markets.

Leading the project for UniPixel will be Dr. Ram Ramakrishnan who has been the key scientist behind the advances in UniPixel's conductor patterning development. During the course of development of the unique polymer films used in the company's TMOS displays, UniPixel has pioneered a method to use an inkjet printing system to pattern conductors on films at significantly thinner trace widths than previously achieved. This discovery provides the potential to enhance roll-to-roll printed electronics manufacturing by dramatically improving flexible printed circuitry, while at the same time reducing the cost of production. Dr. Ramakrishnan has led the efforts that have developed methods that use surface structure and surface chemistry to achieve sub-5 micron trace widths on the surface of flexible substrates. Currently this process is conducted in a batch environment at UniPixel where the methods and results have been well refined.

"Joining the CAMM is an important next step for UniPixel as we continue to develop our conductor patterning capabilities for our Opcuity film technology and the industry," noted Reed Killion, President and CEO of UniPixel."We believe our partnership with the CAMM will be instrumental in UniPixel's efforts to advance our conductor patterning capabilities to a high volume manufacturing process for our Opcuity film technology and the industry. Our company looks forward to our development work in this area being accelerated through the industry support and exposure that our partnership at the CAMM will bring. The tremendous team and resources available at the CAMM will be a huge support to the great work our team is doing," Killion added.

CAMM's Director and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Binghamton University, Bahgat Sammakia, noted, "We are pleased to have UniPixel join the CAMM partnership. UniPixel's expertise in display and printed electronics provides a perfect fit with our strategic research plans. The work they have done on their unique flat panel display architecture will complement the CAMM's toolset and provide new opportunities for our members to develop new flexible electronic technologies."

While UniPixel has been engaged with the CAMM for some time, it ceremoniously signed its partnership contract with the CAMM during a recent meeting held at Binghamton on June 16. As a contribution to the CAMM's capabilities to support UniPixel's project, a specific inkjet system platform will be acquired and installed at the CAMM. This printer will provide UniPixel with the capability to support the transition of its processes and techniques.

"UniPixel's ability to advance flexible electronics and display systems can help our soldiers stay on the cutting edge of technology as they work to protect this country" said Representative Kevin Brady of Texas. "I'm also looking forward to the economic development prospects of this project. It is exciting to have such cutting edge research conducted in this area and I want to congratulate UniPixel on winning the competitively bid grant from the FlexTech Alliance."

For additional information on UniPixel contact:

Uni-Pixel Inc. Public Relations:

Stacey Voorhees-Harmon

Public Relations Consultant

Phone: 925-336-9592

Uni-Pixel, Inc. Investor Relations:

Laura Guerrant-Oiye

Guerrant Associates

Phone: 808-882-1467

About Uni-Pixel, Inc.

Uni-Pixel, Inc. has developed, patented, and is working to commercialize a new color display technology it calls Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter ("TMOS"), which can be used for a wide variety of applications, ranging from cell phones and industrial displays to televisions and large digital signage systems. In support of its TMOS development, UniPixel has created a family of thin film products it calls Opcuity that have broad applications. UniPixel's TMOS technology offers significant advantages over existing display alternatives including lower cost to produce, superior brightness, improved picture quality, lower power consumption and a broad range of design flexibility. UniPixel licenses its TMOS technology to manufacturing partners and intends to supply its Opcuity thin films to those manufacturers. UniPixel produces Opcuity FPR which serves as a high performance protective cover film for touch screen displays. The Company's corporate headquarters are located in The Woodlands, TX. For further

information please see http://www.unipixel.com .

About Binghamton University

Binghamton University is one of the four university centers of the State University of New York. Known for the excellence of its students, faculty, staff, and programs, Binghamton is one of the area's largest employers and enrolls close to 15,000 students in programs leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Its curriculum, founded in the liberal arts, has expanded to include selected professional and graduate programs, including those of the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science. The campus hosts the Small Scale Systems Integration and Packaging Center, a New York State Center of Excellence, which has a nationwide reputation in electronics systems integration and packaging. For more information, visit http://www.binghamton.edu

"Safe Harbor" Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: All statements in this news release that are not based on historical fact are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and the provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. While management has based any forward-looking statements contained herein on its current expectations, the information on which such expectations were based may change. These forward-looking statements rely on a number of assumptions concerning future events and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and other factors, many of which are outside of our control, that could cause actual results to materially differ from such statements. Such risks, uncertainties, and other factors include, but are not necessarily limited to, those set forth under Item 1A "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10 for the year ended December 31, 2008. We operate in a highly competitive and rapidly changing environment, thus new or unforeseen risks may arise. Accordingly, investors should not place any reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. We disclaim any intention to, and undertake no obligation to, update or revise any forward-looking statements. Readers are also urged to carefully review and consider the other various disclosures in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10 for the year ended December 31, 2008, as well as other public filings with the SEC since such date.

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