Despatch Industries Sells First Photovoltaic Equipment into India

September 05, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., U.S.A. – September 5, 2007 – Despatch Industries, a leading supplier of solar cell manufacturing equipment to the photovoltaic industry announced today that the company made their first sale of solar cell manufacturing equipment into India. The customer operates a multi-crystalline silicon PV manufacturing facility and has purchased a Despatch DCF3615 integrated, in-line diffusion unit to revamp their manufacturing process from batch to in-line production.

“We are very excited about breaking into the solar cell manufacturing market in India,” says Steve Oman, Director of International Sales. “As the market continues to grow and adapt new technologies, the potential for future opportunities is great. Our innovative equipment and technology combined with our service and support network is a great value to our customers worldwide.”

Despatch’s DCF3615 has a 15MW capacity and was designed for pilot operations or low-volume production. Since introducing DCF in-line diffusion systems in 2006, Despatch has sold over 400MW of production capacity worldwide.

Despatch Industries is a leading worldwide provider of thermal processing and environmental simulation solutions. Founded in 1902, privately owned Despatch Industries is a technology-driven company committed to satisfying customer needs through innovative research and development. Through its two primary product lines Despatch and Ransco, the company serves customers in a number of industries including: semiconductors, electronic components, photovoltaics, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, automotive and industrial materials.

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