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Re-inventing the circuit board for a sustainable world

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Shinya Shimizu

Founder & CEO at Elephantech

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Employees 101–200
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Elephantech is making the world more sustainable through novel manufacturing technologies. The company uses a proprietary inkjet additive manufacturing process that prints metals onto circuit boards. Printed circuit boards (PCBs) perform essential functions in electronic devices—including displays and sensors—but the traditional manufacturing process requires significant energy and generates substantial liquid waste. Elephantech has developed an eco-friendly PCB called P-Flex that reduces carbon emissions by 75% and water consumption by 95%. The company has raised $55M to date, built its factory in Japan, and is manufacturing for global electronics manufacturers.

Elephantech is currently the only company that provides a low-carbon alternative to existing electronic circuits.

Notable Achievements

  • Raised over $70M to date.
  • Mass-produced the world's only low-carbon electric circuits based on inkjet printing.
  • Developed a global roster of clients.

Currently Operating in Four Regions

Press Mentions

March 12, 2024

Eco-friendly PCBs: Elephantech's metal inkjet printing

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