November 01, 2018
· New entity “MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions” to serve semiconductor, circuitry and assembly markets
· Existing product brands MacDermid Enthone and Alpha will remain unchanged
· Collaboration of product design and technical service expertise expected to benefit customers
October 31, 2018 – MacDermid Performance Solutions announced that effective January 1, 2019, it will combine its Alpha Assembly Solutions and MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions business units to form MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, a $1.2 billion electronics chemicals and materials business, headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA.
By integrating its two electronics businesses, MacDermid Performance Solutions will have a more complete view of the electronic pathway, allowing the company to accelerate innovation in chemistries, materials and processes. The combined business will be uniquely positioned to help customers overcome technical challenges and deliver more creative and reliable solutions, due to a collaboration of experts spanning the broader electronics ecosystem.
“The integration of Alpha Assembly Solutions and MacDermid Enthone Electronics Solutions will allow us to better leverage our deep expertise of the entire electronics supply chain,” said Scot Benson, president of MacDermid Performance Solutions. “As one business, our experts will have the tools they need to design high-reliability solutions for the industry’s most difficult technology challenges and provide industry-leading technical support that helps our customers win in the marketplace.”
About MacDermid Performance Solutions
MacDermid Performance Solutions is a subsidiary of Platform Specialty Products Corporation. Our companies manufacture a broad range of specialty chemicals and materials which are used in multi-step technological processes that enhance the products people use every day. Our innovative materials and processes are creating more opportunities and efficiencies for companies across key industries – including electronics, graphic arts, metal & plastic plating, and offshore oil production.