Despatch Industries Sells Equipment to US-Based Solar Manufacturer

February 05, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Minneapolis, Minn., - February 5, 2009 Despatch Industries, a leading process technology provider for the solar industry, announces the successful installation and start-up of two pilot-scale solar manufacturing units to a US-based solar manufacturer. The installed equipment includes a pilot-scale integrated, in-line diffusion system and a 30MW firing furnace.

Despatch's DCF1000, pilot-scale integrated, in-line diffusion system is specifically designed for customers to use as a tool that can emulate full-scale production conditions and improve manufacturing performance results. Despatch also offers the DCF400 R&D scale in-line diffusion system for research and testing purposes. All of Despatch's innovative solar manufacturing equipment offers flexible features that easily adjust to provide high performance results in all process applications.

Despatch has sold over 8GW of photovoltaic production capacity worldwide and the company's metallization firing/drying furnace currently holds the number one market share in the world. Equipment in Despatch's solar portfolio is consistently recognized for superior thermal processing control, improved cost of ownership, value-added feature sets and ease of maintenance.

Despatch Industries partners with solar industry leaders to provide the process technology expertise for integrated solutions that makes solar power a viable and affordable energy option. Despatch is consistently recognized for exceptional performance and process quality, optimal cell efficiency, maximum equipment uptime and reduced operating costs.

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