Taiyo America Inc. has opened an office in Dallas, the first step in the company’s plans to expand technical support and new business development into such areas as electric vehicles, robotics, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence.
The office opened Oct. 1 at Carillon Towers, 13601 Preston View Blvd. Taiyo America’s headquarters is in Carson City, Nevada.
“We are targeting future growth in many emerging high technological business segments and view Dallas as the new Silicon Valley for such technological advances.”
Taiyo America, which manufactures specialty inks and solder masks for printed circuit boards, said that the new office will allow it to launch new business development efforts into new automotive applications such as electric vehicles and autonomous driving, robotics, next generation data centers, virtual reality, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence markets.
“We will build and leverage upon Taiyo’s successes in printing inks, solder resists, and other related materials for the printed circuit board industry over the past 64 years,” Taiyo America President and Director Tadahiko Hanada said in a release. “We are targeting future growth in many emerging high technological business segments and view Dallas as the new Silicon Valley for such technological advances.”
Solder mask is a thin layer of polymer that usually is applied to the copper traces of a printed circuit board to guard against oxidation and to prevent the formation of solder bridges solder pads that are closely spaced.
Hanada said the company is excited about opening the Dallas office so the company can work closely with high tech businesses, as well as helping to research and develop emerging technologies.
Taiyo America was ranked as the No. 2 player globally in the printed circuit board market in the report Global PCB Ink Market 2017. It ranked behind Greentop Technology, but ahead of Sun Chemical Group, DuPont, and Technic.
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