Coherent Secures $20M in Solar Cell Tool Orders
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 2, 2010 – Coherent Inc. has secured multiple orders totaling in excess of $20 million from crystalline silicon solar cell manufacturers for laser-based process tools. These orders make up the largest for laser-based tooling to date within the solar industry.
The orders come just three months after releasing the Coherent Equinox and Aethon products at the EUPVSEC exhibition in Hamburg. Deliveries are scheduled for completion in the first half of calendar 2010.
These tools are the latest additions to Coherent’s portfolio of lasers and laser-based systems for photovoltaic production processes.
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