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Ynvisible Interactive acquires electrochromic display firm

Vancouver leaders in printed electronics purchases Swedish-based rdot AB


Ynvisible Interactive Inc., Vancouver-based leader in electrochromic interfaces and printed electronics, announced a business transfer agreement to acquire the printed electrochromic displays business of rdot AB of Gothenburg, Sweden. The deal expands Ynvisible’s client list, strengthens the firm’s sales and marketing team and brings new assets to its digital marketing and product creation.

“rdot has a proven track record for excellent marketing of electrochromic displays and is generating sales. It’s strong in digital channels. The COVID pandemic rapidly changed how companies conduct business, and rdot’s born-digital approach to business is proving to be effective in these times,” says Tommy Höglund, VP sales & marketing. “With this acquisition, we’re delighted to strengthen our sales and marketing team with this rich set of capabilities and further tools for prototyping.”

Manufacturing of electrochromic displays

rdot has been seeking a route to industrial scale manufacturing of electrochromic displays. Through the deal, the rdot client base gains access to Ynvisible’s industrial scale production, quality control and technology transfer capabilities. Mr. Höglund continued, “rdot’s electrochromics display prototyping business is on a strong growth path but has lacked resources to develop client opportunities to high volume industrial production. Ynvisible is equipped to serve clients’ production needs and transfer this capability to other manufacturing sites where end clients may need them more locally.”

“I am confident that all of our existing clients will have positive feelings about this deal. The fact that a larger organization with additional resources and capabilities is behind the electrochromic display technology will ultimately benefit the clients,” adds Felix Karlsson, CEO of rdot, who will be joining the Ynvisible team. “It feels great to join Ynvisible, both personally and from a commercial perspective. At the end of the day, what drives all of us is to widely spread the adoption of printed electrochromic displays. Joining Ynvisible is a step in that direction.”