SANYO North America Corp., a subsidiary of and the North American
regional headquarters of SANYO Electric Co. Ltd., based in San Diego, has officially opened SANYO Solar of Oregon LLC.
Production has begun at the plant, which is located in the Salem Energy and Technology Park in Salem, Ore. The factory is producing silicon ingots and wafers.
SANYO says the plant plans to reach its full production capacity of 70 MW annually by April 2010.