CyberOptics said that it had recently received a significant order for PV equipment supplier, DEK for wafer alignment camera’s. DEK Solar uses the technology in its new Eclipse metallization line. CyberOptics sales in the PV equipment market are growing on the back of capacity expansion plans of PV manufacturers, especially in Asia, where DEK has its strongest customer base.
“We recently received a significant new order for solar wafer alignment cameras from DEK that is scheduled to ship in this year’s first quarter,” remarked Kathleen Iverson, chief executive officer, CyberOptics, in statement covering financial results. “We believe our participation in the solar market has substantial potential for the full year.
CyberOptics also reported consolidated sales for 2010 of US$56.9 million, an increase of 110% from US$27 million in 2009.