Touch International Reclaims Austin Jobs

Austin, TX – August 3, 2010 – Global touch screen manufacturer, Touch International, announced today its renewed commitment to preserving and adding jobs at its corporate headquarters facility in Austin, Texas.

“Austin plays a critical role in Touch International’s worldwide success and we are committed to preserving jobs for Austin and the surrounding communities,” explains Michael Woolstrum, Touch International CEO.

InTouch International Office 2010 the past six months, Touch International has added 50 jobs and two new departments to its Rundberg Lane location and expects to continue recovering Austin jobs in the years to come. To accommodate for its growth, Touch International is expanding its Austin facility by 12,600 sq. ft. in September 2010.
To secure its long-term commitment to the Austin community, Touch International is working with Texas-based corporate real estate firm Jackson & Cooksey for greater coordination with state and local government economic development teams.

“Jackson Cooksey looks forward to helping Touch International strengthen their commitment to the Austin community by exploring all of the opportunities that are available to Austin’s manufacturing companies,” says Art Leichner, Jackson & Cooksey Senior Vice President.

Despite difficult economic conditions in other market segments, Touch International continues to see growth in its projected capacitive Apple iPhone-type touch screens and professional-grade resistive products used in military, medical, aerospace, and point-of-sale applications.

“Expanding Austin factories brings more capacity in our design, development and value-add solutions for our specialty markets and products,” says Woolstrum. “Concurrently, we’ve increased factory capabilities in our China facilities for our high volume product lines. Overall, Touch International remains poised to capitalize on worldwide touch screen market growth for years to come.”

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 Builds Connections with Chinese Website

Austin, TX – July 13, 2010 – Touch International, a leading touch screen manufacturer specializing in custom touch screen designs, announced today that as part of its initiative to enhance customer relations and improve worldwide access to touch screen information, the company’s website has been translated into Chinese. The Chinese version of the website is available at www.touchinternational.com/cn/index-cn.html.

“We have a large international customer base and we want to make sure that our website is readily accessible to them in the languages that they are most comfortable with,” explains Kelly Leff, Marketing Director for Touch International. “Adding a Chinese translation to our website is just part of our efforts to strengthen customer relationships; it is also an opportunity to connect with audiences that we were previously unable to reach.”

The Chinese website can also be accessed from www.touchinternational.com by selecting the Chinese option in the top right corner of each web page. The company will soon add German to its list of website languages in an effort to reach additional international audiences.

Translating Touch International’s website into additional languages is just part of the touch screen manufacturer’s customer relations initiative. It has also created a customer feedback program, allowing customers to submit feedback about their Touch International experiences.

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.

MulTI-Touch Technology from Touch International Expands Touch Capabilities

“MulTI-Touch is a very exciting touch technology because it resolves all of the limitations that users experience with traditional projected capacitive technologies,” explains Robert Spencer, Vice President of Sales for Touch International. “MulTI-Touch is the only projected capacitive technology that works with a gloved finger, pen input and water spray, allowing users to integrate it into applications that were previously unable to use touch screens.”

MulTI-Touch Features Include:

  • Signature Capture Capable
  • Windows 7 Compatible
  • Works with Environmental Water Spray
  • True Touch With Gesture (No Ghost Points)
  • Works with up to 3mm Thick Glass or Plastic Cover Glass
  • Hardware and Firmware Can be Modified to Meet Stringent EMI Standards

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 and has become a world leader in touch screen and EMI filter technology. The company, with its partner DMC, Co. Ltd. in Osaka, Japan, operates eight manufacturing facilities worldwide with 1,200 employees. TI’s China factories manufacture Apple iPhone-type projected capacitive touch screens, resistive sensors and glass filter products used in touch screens, EMI, anti-reflective or anti-vandal filters.

Austin, TX – June 29, 2010 – Touch International, a leading touch screen manufacturer specializing in customMulTI-Touch 10.1' Screen Size
touch screen designs, announced today the release of MulTI-Touch, the most advanced multi-touch projected capacitive technology in the market to date. Expanding traditional touch screen capabilities, the Windows 7 compatible MulTI-Touch technology supports up to 10-finger touch and works with water spray, bare and gloved fingers, and pen input, making it a versatile choice for countless interactive applications.

Touch International’s MulTI-Touch sensors deliver outstanding optics and responsive performance, even in extreme environments, and its flexible capabilities make it an excellent fit for military, medical and industrial applications, as well as for outdoor uses. MulTI-Touch technology allows for advanced design flexibility, making it easy to customize touch screens for specific applications and design requirements. Touch International’s MulTI-Touch technology is now available in 10.1” screen sizes with additional formats expected by Q3 2010.