GT Solar International has received orders for its DSS multicrystalline growth furnaces totaling US$84.3 million. Orders were place by both existing and new customers including Nantong Zongyi New Material and Inner Mongolia Zhong Huan Solar Material. The orders will be included in GT’s backlog for the quarter, which ends on July 2.
“We continue to add new customers who have selected our industry-leading family of DSS multicrystalline ingot growth systems for their wafer production,” said Tom Gutierrez, president and CEO of GT Solar. “Our DSS systems offer customers an upgrade path to higher levels of productivity as we increase the performance of our systems through upgrades and system improvements. This philosophy to our architectural design delivers a high return on their capital investment and lowers their cost of ownership.”