Fibre2Fashion – April 19, 2018
Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm) has announced that its Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) tags has qualified for use in new clothing categories, including denims. Thinfilm is thus expecting its demand to increase significantly later this year. The company also said that the process qualification of EAS-related manufacturing is nearing completion.
Preliminary deliveries of EAS tags for clothing category were made as a result of sheet-based manufacturing earlier in 2018. EAS dies with two of five layers roll-processed meet electrical specifications with higher-than-expected engineering yields.
As of the end of March 2018, all roll-to-roll process equipment for the manufacturing of EAS tags was on-site and in the final stage of installation at the company’s US headquarters and manufacturing centre in San Jose, California, said Thinfilm in a press release.
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