Spire Corp. has selected Singapore-based UST Technology Pte Ltd. as its representative for solar turnkey solutions and capital equipment in Southeast Asia. UST will represent Spire in the high-growth solar energy markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia.
‘The booming Southeast Asia solar market represents a compelling opportunity for manufacturers, and UST is an excellent partner to help us tap this market,’ says Mark Willingham, Spire's vice president of corporate marketing. ‘With solar demand expanding by double in the region by 2010, we are seeing an increase in new sales activity. In addition, Spire has existing customers locating large manufacturing facilities in Southeast Asia.’
‘We are excited to align our organization with Spire and represent such a strong brand in Southeast Asia,’ adds Francis Chua, CEO of UST. ‘Their leadership and strong technology portfolio are in great demand in our market.’