23.9.2005: Meldung: Spire Corporation: Contract for Solar Energy Production Line with Unison, Korea
Wednesday September 21, 10:48 am ET
Spire Will Provide Equipment, Technology and Training for Solar Module Production
BEDFORD, Mass.-- Sept. 21, 2005--Spire Corporation today announced that it has executed a contract with Unison Co., Ltd. (Unison) of Chonan-City, Korea to provide an advanced photovoltaic (PV) module production line. Spire"s solar module manufacturing line was chosen by Unison after an extensive competitive analysis. Spire has commenced work on the equipment for the line, capable of producing over 15 megawatts per year, with delivery scheduled for early 2006.
Roger Little, CEO and Chairman of Spire Corporation, said, "Spire is pleased to be awarded this contract by Unison, a further confirmation of Spire"s strength in turnkey PV production line capabilities. In addition to the reliability and innovative technology of our equipment, a significant factor in Unison"s decision to work with Spire is our ability to train client personnel in an actual production line that will allow them to quickly begin successful module production. Unison is one of Korea"s largest suppliers of wind systems and Spire"s photovoltaic production line will give them the capability to participate in the growing Korean solar energy market."
About Spire Corporation
Spire Corporation is a diversified technology company serving the solar energy, biomedical, telecommunications and defense industries worldwide with innovative products and services based upon a common technology platform. For more information visit www.spirecorp.com
Stephen J. Hogan, GM & Executive VP, Spire Solar
Source: Spire Corporation