Prime View International to Acquire E Ink

Jun 05, 2009

Prime View International, a provider and a supplier of ePaper display modules, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire E Ink Corporation, a supplier of electronic paper display (EPD) technologies, for approximately $215 million. The new company will expand capacity and develop improvements for ePaper display screens. In addition to electronic books, E Ink’s Vizplex imaging film is used in cellphones, signage, smartcards, memory devices, and battery indicators. E Ink will continue to supply its products across the display industry and will have access to increased operating funds to boost production and accelerate new technology and product developments.