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Swacoo to develop high-precision materials for EVs

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Article - June 26, 2023

Swacoo aims to leverage its technological capabilities as a manufacturer of materials for electronic devices to attract customers for in-demand components for next-generation electric and self- driving vehicles.

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Swacoo has had its finger on the pulse of change since its establishment in 1971, providing high-precision processed parts and materials for a range of electronic devices.

In the 2000s, with the spread of mobile phones and smartphones, Swacoo acquired production capacity and quality control know-how by supplying LCD backlight parts and OCA for displays for major companies. These partnerships helped Swacoo to significantly improve its production techniques and quality control.



Having built up its excellent technological know-how over the years developing parts and materials for office printers, lithium-ion batteries (LiBs) for electronic devices, and camera lenses for digital cameras and cellphones, the company today continues to work with smartphone makers and Japanese device, module, and materials manufacturers, while also shifting its focus to electric vehicles (EVs). Company president Kazuaki Ikegamii sees major opportunities for business growth through two main strategies: low-cost processing technology for parts for EV LiBs; and patented optical film technology for large electronic displays in said vehicles.

“Our strategy is to find new businesses and develop new products together with device/module manufacturers and raw material manufacturers, and there are great business opportunities when innovation occurs,” he explains. “By having a tight-knit relationship with these providers and presenting them with Swacoo’s technology, know-how, and capabilities, we want to continue moving forward and finding new markets globally.”

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