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Indium Corporation and Yunnan Tin Group Co. Ltd have developed a strategic technology and materials partnership to supply indium-based products to the Chinese electronics and flat panel display (FPD) production markets.
Left to right: Zhang Tao, Secretary of CPC Committee and President of Yunnan Tin Company, and Ross Berntson, Indium Corporation Executive Vice President, shake hands after signing an agreement to form a strategic technology and materials partnership between the two companies.
"Indium is honored to bring our expertise, high-quality products, and advanced manufacturing technologies to this mutually beneficial collaboration," said Ross Berntson, Indium Corporation Executive Vice President. "Together, Indium and Yunnan Tin will enable the growth of indium-based production in China."
William Jackson, Director and General Manager of Compounds, added, "We are looking forward to working together with the team at Yunnan Tin. This partnership will combine the strengths of both companies to move forward in a very positive way."
Benefits of this partnership will include the local production and supply of technologically advanced and high-quality indium-based materials that meet the operational requirements of generation 6.0 and higher FPD coating processes.
"Our customers and producers will obtain increased and easier access to indium-based products and advanced technology capabilities," Gu He Lin, Vice General Manager of Yunnan Tin.
Yunnan Tin, headquartered in Kunming, Yunnan, is the largest tin producer and exporter in China and the world. The company engages in the exploration, mining, production, and sale of tin and tin chemicals. Its products include refined tin, tin-lead solders, precious metals, non-ferrous metals, as well as platinum catalysts and metal products. The company was founded in 1883. The 'YT tin brand' is registered on the London Metal Exchange.
Indium Corporation is a premier materials manufacturer and supplier to the global electronics, flat panel display, and solar markets. Products include solders and fluxes; brazes; thermal interface materials; sputtering targets; indium, gallium, germanium, and tin metals and inorganic compounds; and NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, Indium has global technical support and factories located in China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA.