Kodak to Manufacture and Supply UniBoss Touch Sensors for UniPixel

Kodak to Manufacture and Supply UniBoss Touch Sensors for UniPixel 
Kodak Technology to Enable UniPixel to Scale Production to Meet
Accelerating Demand 
Positions Both Companies for Faster Growth in Dynamic $16 Billion
Global Touch Sensor Market 
ROCHESTER, NY and THE WOODLANDS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/13 -- 
Eastman Kodak Company and UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), have entered
into a manufacturing and supply agreement to produce next-generation
touch sensors based on UniPixel's UniBoss(TM) multi-touch sensor
film. 
Under the agreement, Kodak and UniPixel will open a new manufacturing
facility within Eastman Business Park in Rochester later this year to
produce touch screen sensors for the dynamic and growing touch module
market that is predicted to more than double to $32 billion by 2018. 
"Our agreement to this manufacturing and supply chain partnership
with Kodak represents another major milestone in the commercial
roll-out of UniBoss and in scaling up UniPixel's supply chain for
touch module customers," said Reed Killion, UniPixel's president and
chief executive officer. "Kodak will play a pivotal role in the
immediate, high-capacity scale-up of UniBoss touch sensor production.
Kodak's unparalleled expertise and core competencies in materials
science, deposition technologies and large-scale commercialization
and manufacturing allow us to vertically integrate the use of base
materials that are utilized in the manufacturing process, thus
offering the most synergistic and aligned infrastructure in the world
as it relates to our flexible printed electronics." 
Antonio M. Perez, Kodak's chairman and chief executive officer, said:
"This agreement with UniPixel is a major advance for Kodak's
functional printing initiative... Functional printing is a key growth
area for Commercial Imaging... and Commercial Imaging is Kodak's
future. In UniPixel, we have linked-up with an innovative and
effective partner, and Kodak brings to the relationship proprietary
technologies that enable printing systems to deposit materials on a
wide variety of substrates with a high degree of accuracy, precision,
repeatability and speed. With this agreement, we continue to execute
on our strategy to develop a roadmap of offerings that answers the
growing market need for alternative touch sensor solutions." 
UniPixel and Kodak have already begun to construct a state-of-the-art
manufacturing and testing facility with nearly 100,000 square feet of
manufacturing space for the UniBoss roll-to-roll printing and plating
lines. In 2013, $24 million will be allocated to improve and equip
the facility, which includes the installation of two printing lines
and 15 plating lines. Located in Bldg. 326 of Kodak's Eastman
Business Park, a more than 1,000 acre technology center and
industrial complex, the site provides an established infrastructure
for roll-to-roll manufacturing and offers significant space for
capacity expansion to meet the anticipated growth and demand for
UniBoss touch sensors. 
UniBoss offers the unique advantages of metal mesh touch sensors
based on an additive, roll-to-roll, flexible electronics process, as
compared to the traditional subtractive ITO-based and subtractive ITO
replacement-based touch sensor solutions. These advantages include
higher touch response and sensitivity, superior touch distinction,
better durability, lower power requirements and extensibility to many
sizes and form factors. 
As an additive manufacturing process, UniBoss is more efficient and
sustainable, promising lower production costs versus standard
ITO-based touch technology, by way of lower material costs, fewer
steps in the manufacturing process and a more simplified supply
chain. 
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About UniPixel 
 Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, UniPixel,
Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL) delivers Performance Engineered Films to the
Lighting, Display and Flexible Electronics markets. UniPixel's
high-volume roll-to-roll or continuous flow manufacturing process
offers high-fidelity replication of advanced micro-optic structures
and surface characteristics over large areas. A key focus for
UniPixel is developing electronic conductive films for use in
electronic sensors for consumer and industrial applications. The
company's newly developed UniBoss(TM) roll-to-roll electronics
manufacturing process prints conductive elements on thin film with
trace widths down to ~ 5um. The company is marketing its films for
touch panel sensor, cover glass replacement, protective cover film,
antenna and custom circuitry applications under the UniPixel label,
and potentially under private label or Original Equipment
Manufacturers (OEM) brands. UniPixel's brands include Clearly
Superior(TM), Diamond Guard(TM) and others. For further information,
visit www.unipixel.com. 
Media Contacts:
Christopher Veronda
Kodak
+1 585-724-2622
christopher.veronda@kodak.com 
Jeff Tomz
CFO
UniPixel, Inc.
+1 281-825-4500 
UniPixel Investor Relations Contact:
Scott Liolios or Ron Both
Liolios Group, Inc.
+1 949-574-3860
UNXL@liolios.com 
 
 
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