Korea-based polysilicon producer, OCI has awarded equipment supplier GT Advanced Technologies, formerly, GT Solar with US$33 million in additional orders, resulting in a total of US$269 million for polysilicon production equipment and technology. OCI purchased GT’s newest generation SDR reactors.
“We are pleased that OCI has elected to purchase our newest SDR reactors as part of their Phase 4 capacity expansion project,” commented Tom Gutierrez, GT Advanced Technologies’ president and CEO. “Our SDR reactors continue the innovation track record of our polysilicon production equipment business by improving throughput and lowering operating expenses for our customers.”
OCI is currently building its Phase 4 polysilicon plant that will add 20,000MTof capacity, taking total annual capacity to 62,000MT.