Order Focus: GCL Silicon places CHF35 million wire saw order with Meyer Burger

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As part of its plans to boost multi-crystalline solar wafer production capacity to as much as 2GW in 2010, Jiangsu GCL Silicon Material Technology Development Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of GCL-Poly Energy has placed an order with Meyer Burger for wafer slicing equipment worth CHF35 million. Wafer inspection systems from Hennecke Systems, a subsidiary of Meyer Berger, have also been purchased. Delivery is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2010.

GCL-Poly is ramping polysilicon capacity to 21,000MT by the end of 2010 and is currently constructing wafer production facilities.

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