Tokyo Electron (TEL), a global supplier of semiconductor production equipment, has announced a strategic cooperation with Oerlikon Solar.
‘This strategic cooperation between TEL and Oerlikon Solar creates a new solar powerhouse, which will unlock the huge potential of the Asian solar market,’ says Dr. Uwe KrÃ¼ger, CEO of Oerlikon. ‘There could be no better partnership in the center of the Asian solar market.’
The partnership will be based on Oerlikon Solar's proven, industry-leading PV technology, and on TEL's extensive sales and customer support network, semiconductor experience and highly respected market leadership, the companies explain. TEL will become the exclusive representative for Oerlikon Solar's thin-film silicon PV equipment and end-to-end production solutions in parts of Asia, Oceania and Japan. They will also provide manpower and services in the area of installation, ramp-up and customer service.
SOURCE: Oerlikon Solar