Manz expects €129 million in deposits from JV major CIGS thin film order

PV and electronics equipment manufacturing and automation specialist Manz AG has received €50 million from Chinese JV partners Shanghai Electric Group and Shenhua Group for turnkey CIGS thin-film production lines with a further €79 million also expected in May to start work on its largest ever equipment order.

Dieter Manz to step aside as CEO

Dieter Manz, the founder and CEO of tool maker Manz, will step aside taking a role on the company’s supervisory board.

Movers & Shakers: Vivint Solar, ABB, Manz AG, SMA Inovateus Solar and More

This week's Movers & Shakers focuses on big career moves in Germany, India and the US. SMA Americas plans a major push into the US market, the International Solar Alliance welcomes a new interim director and India's Hartek Group takes on BHEL's Jeet Chhatwal to develop innovative automated systems and procedures for day-to-day activities which further improve productivity and bring more efficiency.

Manz finally awarded two turnkey CIGS thin-film lines valued at US$282 million

PV and electronics equipment manufacturing and automation specialist Manz AG has finally secured the largest equipment order in the history of the company after securing orders for two turnkey CIGS production lines totalling 350MW nameplate capacity with China-based Shanghai Electric Group and Shenhua Group.

Manz updates on major ‘CIGSfab’ purchase orders

PV and electronics equipment manufacturing and automation specialist Manz AG has said that expected ‘CIGSfab’ purchase orders that would be the largest in the history of the company have been delayed and not expected to be signed in 2016.