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First quarter 2013 new order intake at manufacturing equipment specialist Singulus Technologies may have been at a low level but sales in the quarter increased to €22.8 million.
Diversified manufacturing equipment specialist Manz reported a 13% increase in first quarter 2013 sales, reaching €49.8 million.
US-based SoloPower is to suspend operations at its US$340 million plant in Portland, Oregon in June, laying off 29 employees.
An aqueous-based silver nanoparticle ink technology developed in the last 10 years by chemicals giant Beyer has been acquired by high-tech chemicals specialist Clariant International.
US-based chemical corporation Dow has announced the completion and shipping of its Enlight polyolefin encapsulant film production line in Schkopau, Germany.
An 11.6MW project in Rajasthan, India, has been commissioned by thin-film CIGS manufacturer MiaSolé and Indian developer KSK Energy Ventures.
PV manufacturer DayStar Technologies has announced the appointment of Lorne Roseborough as its new CEO and interim chairman.
The New York-based US Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium (PVMC) has formed a partnership with the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to improve manufacturing processes for thin film CIGS PV cells and modules.
Diversification strategies at equipment specialist, Manz coupled have led to weak solar segment sales in 2012 have resulted in the sector only accounting for 5% of its order backlog.
UniCredit Leasing has added Solar Frontier’s CIS thin film modules to its bankability list of PV suppliers after quality tests were undertaken by Fraunhofer ISE.