Hitachi Cable Ltd. says it will introduce new production equipment at Hitachi Cable (Johor) Sdn. Bhd. of Malaysia, a new production facility to take its place alongside Hitachi Cable Fine-Tech Ltd. and Hitachi Cable (Suzhou) Co. Ltd.
The new equipment is being built in response to growing demand for the NoWarp photovoltaic wire (solder-plated rectangular wire) used in solar cell module conductors, Full-scale operation of the new equipment is slated to begin next year.
Hitachi Cable's NoWarp wire currently holds a roughly 20% share of the world's photovoltaic wire market, the company notes.
SOURCE: Hitachi Cable Ltd.