Amtech Systems revealed that its year-to-date solar orders for fiscal 2011 have totaled US$182 million; a US$20 million increase over total orders in fiscal 2010, which finished withUS$162 million. The US$182 million in solar orders includes US$54 million for solar orders placed in the quarter that ends March 31. Their 2011 fiscal year began October 1, 2010.
J.S. Whang, chief executive officer of Amtech, commented, “The US$182 million in solar orders we have booked in the first five months of this fiscal year sets a new record for Amtech. We believe the intense effort by our customers and the solar industry to increase cell efficiency will continue to drive demand for our superior diffusion technology. We see healthy quotation activity and remain focused on continued successful execution of our solar growth strategy.”