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3M Adding Capacity for Consumer Electronics Adhesives

10:11 AM MDT | March 22, 2011 | Rebecca Coons

3M says it will triple its global capacity for optically clear adhesives (OCAs) by expanding at plants in China, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. The additional capacity will support growth of consumer electronics such as smart phones, tablets, touch displays, and e-readers, 3M says. The company did not disclose the size of the investments. OCAs are a highly specialized adhesive based product that offers excellent adhesion and clarity by eliminating yellowing that can occur to various types of transparent substrates, and enables high speed lamination required for...

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