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Molex Expert Targets Value of Printed Electronics Sensor Systems in SGIA Presentation

October 29, 2015
By Business Wire News


Molex, LLC, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, today announced Mark Litecky will present at the SGIA Printed Electronics Symposium on November 4 from 11:15 a.m. to noon, focusing on the growing importance of printed electronics sensor systems and ways to create value-added products. The Symposium is part of the SGIA Expo, to be held November 4 – 6 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The Expo covers a range of applications for specialty printing and imaging technology.

“There have been major advances in a diverse set of technologies—including wireless communication, energy harvesting and ultra-low-power microcontrollers—that are helping to create new sensor systems,” said Mark Litecky, printed electronics marketing manager, Molex. “Applications for those new sensor systems range from wearable electronics for health and fitness monitoring to industrial sensor networks aimed at improving plant efficiency to ‘smart labels’ for consumer goods.”

In his presentation, Litecky will discuss the importance of developing cost-effective means of manufacturing sensor systems while simultaneously improving performance, especially as it relates to form factor. The presentation will address design considerations for sensor systems, sensor system integration and how printed electronics and flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing can be used to optimize product design.

Litecky has more than six years’ experience in printed electronics, part of a 27-year career focused on new technologies. He was vice president of sales and marketing for Soligie, Inc., prior to Molex acquiring certain assets of Soligie, Inc. in early 2015. Litecky holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Soligie® Printed Electronics by Molex utilize high-speed, roll-to-roll and other manufacturing processes with a variety of conductive, resistive, dielectric and other materials. Soligie solutions are backed with a full range of services, including concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume manufacturing.

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About SGIA

SGIA supports the digital and screen printing community in the United States and Canada with a range of services and activities. It partners with national and regional associations around the globe to continually develop the international community. The SGIA National Affiliation Program brings together a multi-national community to enhance awareness and encourage the exchange of information. For more information about the SGIA symposium, please visit SGIA Printed Electronics Symposium.

About Molex, LLC

Providing more than connectors, Molex delivers complete interconnect solutions for a number of markets including: data communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle, aerospace and defense, medical, and lighting. Established in 1938, Molex is a global company with a presence in more than 40 countries. The Molex website is Follow us at, watch our videos at, connect with us at and read our blog at

Molex is a registered trademark of Molex, LLC.

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