BÖ-LA and TactoTek announced an agreement for BÖ-LA to market and sell TactoTek’s injection-molded structural electronics (IMSE), with the intent to advance the market for integrating electronic functionality within molded plastics. BÖ-LA’s film-insert molding is used in automotive, appliance and electronics markets, and has a technical knowledge in the space that includes printed electronics. The company also has a reputation for innovation and expertise in high-quality cosmetic surfaces, technical screen printing, illumination, and film-insert-molding (FIM), which is also known as in-mold labeling (IML).
With BÖ-LA’s skills in integrating printed electronics in 3D-formed FIM parts and TactoTek’s IMSE technology, the partnership will combine electronic components within these molded structures to increase integrated functionality and streamline production. TactoTek is funded by Conor Venture Partners, Ascend Capital Partners, Faurecia Ventures, Plastic Omnium, Nanogate, VTT Ventures and Leaguer VC.