Amtech Systems Inc., a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors and silicon wafers, says it has received $9.5 million in follow-on solar orders for diffusion processing systems from existing solar cell customers based in China and Taiwan.
Since the beginning of its 2008 fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2007), Amtech has received solar orders totaling approximately $42 million, including this most recent order. Equipment orders typically ship within six to nine months of receipt.
‘We are very pleased to receive these significant follow-on orders, which reflect the increasing customer acceptance we are seeing for our solar products,’ says J.S. Whang, president and CEO of Amtech.