Applied Materials Launches Service Program For Thin-Film Solar Lines

Posted by SI Staff on May 12, 2008 No Comments
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Applied Materials Inc. has launched its SunFab Performance Service program, which guarantees the performance cost and output of the company's SunFab Thin Film Line and allows customers to quickly ramp to volume production and optimize efficiency and productivity.

The company says it has signed a multiyear agreement to provide the SunFab Performance Service to T-Solar Global SA of Spain. ‘Based on Applied's proven track record of providing service and technology to the chip industry, we are very confident that we have made the best choice for this key project,’ says Juan Laso, general manager of T-Solar.

As part of this service agreement, Applied Materials will manage and optimize T-Solar's SunFab performance with a wide variety of engineering, logistics, technology and automation software solutions. In addition to all preventive and corrective maintenance and complete parts management, the company will provide continuous improvement programs and total factory optimization to enable low operating cost and ongoing productivity gains.

SOURCE: Applied Materials

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