TI Brings Specialty Displays to European Markets, Begins Europe Expansion

TI tackles European technology market to deliver specialty touch screen products in aerospace, military, and medical industries.

Austin, TX – February 8, 2012 – In its quest to become the top touch screen supplier in each of its markets worldwide, touch screen manufacturer and display enhancement integrator, Touch International, has set its sights on Europe.

The privately held, US-based company announced its expansion into Europe today with the addition of sales engineer Sascha Poth, based in Frankfurt, Germany.

About thirty percent of our business comes from Europe, making the region an important part of Touch International’s global identity,” explains Touch International CEO Michael Woolstrum. “With complementary sales and manufacturing facilities located in the U.S. and Asia, Europe is the next logical step.”

Sascha PothProviding European customers with the knowledge and expertise needed to build world-class specialty display solutions, Poth will enable Touch International to deliver better customer support, and represents the first step in gaining European market share in the military, aerospace and medical industries.”Joining Touch International gives me the opportunity to provide a wide range of high-quality, specialized products that the European market is waiting for,” says Poth. “With a professional R&D team and efficient manufacturing lines for prototyping and mass production, I’m looking forward to bringing our solutions to Europe.”

About Touch International
Touch International, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Woolstrum and long-time veteran, Gary Barrett, the company’s CTO. TI has become a world leader in touchscreen, EMI filter, and enhanced display technology. The company operates its engineering and design facility and corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas as well as a high volume production facility is located in Shenzhen, China.

Touch International Announces ISO Certification for Shenzhen Factory

Austin, TX – December 7, 2011 – Global touch screen manufacturer, Touch International, announced today that its manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, China has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certification for international quality management standards.

clean room production“Obtaining the ISO certification is an important step in maintaining product quality and reliability,” explains Ali Kavoossi, Touch International Vice President of Global Quality Engineering. “By maintaining a strong quality management system, we can achieve operational efficiencies that translate into improving processes, reducing costs, exceeding customer requirements, and ensuring customer satisfaction.”

Opened in May 2011, the 50,000 ft.² Star factory features a vertically integrated manufacturing system equipped with cover glass, touch screen, and LCD-to-touchscreen module (LCM) assembly sections that complement its high-volume projected capacitive and resistive touch screen segments.

Engineered to support the company’s Austin-based R&D and specialty-build design house, the Shenzhen factory gives Touch International greater production capacity while lowering prices on the quality touch products that customers need.

About Touch International
Touch International, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Woolstrum and long-time veteran, Gary Barrett, the company’s CTO. TI has become a world leader in touchscreen, EMI filter, and enhanced display technology. The company operates its engineering and design facility and corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas as well as a high volume production facility is located in Shenzhen, China.

For more information about Touch International, contact:

Shaun Detmer
Marketing Director
Touch International, Inc.
Tel: 512-646-0328
sdetmer@touchintl.com

Touch, Gesture, Motion Conference to Feature TI CEO

Touch International CEO, Michael Woolstrum will present at Touch, Gesture, Motion on the topic of touch technology and development in the vertical markets

Austin, TX – November 22, 2011 – Leading touch screen manufacturer and technology expert, Touch International, announced today that CEO and co-founder, Michael Woolstrum will be speaking at the Touch, Gesture, Motion (TGM) 2011 Conference in Austin, Texas, December 7 and 8.

TGM 2011 conferenceThe first event of its kind, TGM 2011 will investigate some of the ways human-machine interface systems are evolving through touch, gesture and motion technologies.

Featuring presentations, case studies and panel debates from leading experts and visionaries, the conference promises to be a relevant and comprehensive learning experience for attendees from all walks of the tech industry.

“Touch International is in a unique position to help shape dialogue about interactivity in non-consumer applications, including transportation, military, and point-of-sale markets,” says Woolstrum. “Touch, Gesture, Motion was formed to highlight the wealth of interactive technology companies in the Austin area, and we are excited to be a part of the conversation.”
Learn more about Touch, Gesture, Motion 2011

About Touch International
Touch International, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Woolstrum and long-time veteran, Gary Barrett, the company’s CTO. TI has become a world leader in touchscreen, EMI filter, and enhanced display technology. The company operates its engineering and design facility and corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas as well as a high volume production facility is located in Shenzhen, China.