- Technology Leader Expands in Taiwan to Meet Demand, Invests in Future of PV Market
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit hosted the grand opening of its manufacturing site in Taiwan. This newest Heraeus Photovoltaics' facility will allow Heraeus to provide faster service and customized products for the Taiwanese market.
The expansion of the Taiwan facility establishes Heraeus' dedication to the region and the PV industry with plans for continued growth. "Taiwan is an important market for the future of the photovoltaic industry," said Andy London, Global Manager of the Photovoltaics Business Unit. "We value the demand from this region and see it as vital to the future growth of our global PV business."
The grand opening event held on October 2nd, prior to the PV Taiwan 2012 exhibition. The celebration highlighted the new facility's expanded laboratory and local production capabilities. According to Jason Lu, Business Unit Manager - Taiwan, "We are excited about our expansion in the Taiwan market. The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit in Taiwan is increasing its paste production and has hired and trained local personnel to support the operation."
To learn more about Heraeus' newest facility and their series of metallization pastes for the photovoltaic industry, visit us at this year's Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition - PV Taiwan at the Taipei World Trade Center, October 3rd – 5th in Taipei, Taiwan, in Hall 1, booth number A0822 or go to www.pvsilverpaste.com.
About the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit
The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit is an industry leading developer and manufacturer of silver metallization pastes for the photovoltaic industry. For over 40 years, Heraeus has built a reputation of innovation, extensive research and new product development in thick film technologies. In the field of photovoltaics, the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit applies this history and its innovative technology to offer metallization pastes for solar cell applications. The Heraeus SOL Series of silver pastes is specially formulated to provide higher efficiencies and wider processing windows, resulting in better yields and higher output for cell manufacturers.
Heraeus, the precious metals and technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a global, private company with over 160 years of tradition. Our fields of competence include precious metals, materials and technologies; sensors; biomaterials and medical products, as well as dental products, quartz glass, and specialty light sources. With product revenues of EUR4.8 billion and precious metal trading revenues of EUR21.3 billion, as well as more than 13,300 employees in more than 120 subsidiaries worldwide, Heraeus was recently ranked #293 by the Fortune 500 and holds a leading position in its global markets.