3M and Quanta form new touch-system manufacturer

American manufacturer 3M and Quanta today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to form a new Singapore-based company, which will manufacture and commercialise projected capacitive touch systems for the personal computing market, combining Quanta’s industry knowledge with 3M’s projected-capacitive technology.

This announcement expands on the previously announced collaboration between 3M and Quanta, enabling mass production of touch modules, sensors, electronics and systems on personal computing devices, including all-in-one computers, monitors, netbooks, notebooks and tablet devices.