CAPLINQ EUROPE BV SIGNS DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO REPRESENT HENKEL SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGING MATERIALS IN EUROPE
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (WEBWIRE) – October 10th, 2019 – CAPLINQ Europe BV announced today that it has become Henkel’s “European Market Partner” to promote, distribute, and support its semiconductor and sensor packaging and microelectronics assembly materials. Under the terms of the signed agreement, CAPLINQ will represent Henkel’s full line of semiconductor grade adhesives and encapsulants with a specific focus on its established and proven line of conductive and non-conductive die attach adhesives, pastes, and films.
HENKEL OFFERS WORLD’S BROADEST RANGE OF SEMICONDUCTOR ADHESIVES AND ENCAPSULANTS
With diversified LOCTITE® ABLESTIK and LOCTITE® ECCOBOND portfolios, Henkel offers the broadest range of materials for standard (wire bond) and advanced (flip chip and wafer-level) semiconductor and sensor packaging. This includes die attach pastes, die attach films, liquid encapsulants, underfills and coatings, sensor assembly adhesives, fine particle solder pastes and specific thermal interface materials for semiconductor, sensor and microelectronics applications. Henkel is the market leader in semiconductor die attach, having developed the first commercially available die attach adhesive pastes as well as conductive die attach films on dicing tape.
“We are truly excited about this European Market Partnership with Chris Perabo and the CAPLINQ Europe team,” remarked Ruud de Wit, responsible for Henkel’s Semiconductor Packaging business in EMEA. “CAPLINQ’s technical team has a deep understanding of the semiconductor packaging materials market, and in particular die attach adhesives. Their expertise in both technical support and logistics handling of these special products will be an asset not only to Henkel, but also to our customers in EMEA region whose production heavily depends on consistent quality and supply of these products.”
A PERFECT FIT
The range of semiconductor packaging materials offered by Henkel complements the current product offerings as well as the strategic direction of CAPLINQ Europe BV, whose skills lie in the sales, support and handling of specialty chemicals and plastics for the semiconductor and automotive industries. “Henkel is a global leader in semiconductor packaging materials and their products perfectly complement the customers and applications we already support,” stated Chris Perabo, Business Development Director of CAPLINQ. “We are honored to be selected as strategic market partner to support this niche business in EMEA region.”
Henkel occupies globally leading market positions in consumer and industrial businesses. Headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, Henkel employs more than 53,000 people across 120 countries and has 185 manufacturing sites worldwide. With sales of more than €9 billion globally, its Henkel Adhesive Technologies business unit offers leading edge technologies under its technology cluster brands which include LOCTITE®, BONDERITE®, TECHNOMELT®, TEROSON® and AQUENCE®.
ABOUT CAPLINQ EUROPE BV
CAPLINQ is a specialty chemicals, plastics and products supplier that specializes in the promotion, support, sales and supply chain of materials to automotive, semiconductor and industrial customers. With more than 300MT yearly of chemicals and plastics coming through Rotterdam in The Netherlands and a staff of engineers and technical representatives, CAPLINQ is a modern-day market partner that uses digital-age tools combined with cutting-edge logistics services to increase sale and optimize supply chains. We do this with four primary services: Order Fulfillment, Technical Representation, Technical Marketing and REACH Only Representation.