To make it easier for customers to enter the thin film market, Beneq now offers a unique collection of coating services at its facilities in Espoo, Finland. This lowers the risk of new product development and provides a safe path for scaling up to industrial production. Beneq’s capabilities in thin film coating services cover many upcoming commercial technologies.
Beneq’s thin film coating services are a cost-effective way to develop, scale-up and outsource thin film operations. The company’s portfolio of services help meet various customer needs: providing solutions that can be further developed and optimized, verifying products in pilot production and scaling them up to initial production, or providing foundry services and production systems for industrial production.
The company has 30 years of thin film production experience from a wide range of industries, such as offshore, medical, military, aerospace, optics, photovoltaics and electronics.
“Our laboratory-, pilot- and full industry-scale thin film processing facilities extend over 10,000 m2, including 2,000 m2 of flexible clean room space and over 30 industrial and research ALD equipment units. The production facilities as such are ISO 9001:2008 certified,” says Sampo Ahonen, CEO, Beneq. “Our in-house professionals are ready to serve customers with truly exceptional thin film coating expertise.”
Beneq’s thin film coating services capabilities cover substrate preparation for glass processing, atomic layer deposition (ALD), aerosol coating, sputtering, electroless Ni deposition, photolithographic patterning, optical glass bonding and interconnect bonding.
Beneq, a leading supplier of production and research equipment for thin film coatings, is also the world’s premier manufacturer and developer of thin film electroluminescent (TFEL) displays. Beneq thin film equipment is used for thin film coatings in solar photovoltaics, flexible electronics, strengthened glass and other emerging thin film applications. Industry-proven Beneq equipment and thin film experience is used for improving the efficiency of crystalline silicon and thin film solar cells, producing transparent conductive oxide (TCO) coated glass and making touch screen glass more durable. Beneq has introduced several revolutionary innovations within its coating technologies, including roll-to-roll atomic layer deposition (ALD) and high-yield atmospheric aerosol coating (nAERO®). In addition to process equipment, Beneq also offers Thin Film Coating Services. www.beneq.com