GT Solar: Awarded as Best Overall Company of the Year
GT Solar, a global provider of specialized equipment and technology for the solar power industry, today announced that it has won the 2009 American Business Award for Best Overall Company of the Year - Up to 2,500 Employees. GT Solar was also named a finalist in the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year category for similarly sized companies.
The only national, all encompassing awards program honoring great performances in business, the American Business Awards is presented by The Stevie Awards, the organizer of some of the world's leading business recognition events. This year's American Business Awards attracted more than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and virtually every industry.
"We are honored to receive this prestigious award, which is a tribute to the efforts of the entire GT Solar team," said Tom Zarrella, GT Solar's president and chief executive officer. "GT Solar remains committed to providing comprehensive services, best-in-class delivery, and industry-leading technology to the solar power industry. We will continue to work with our customers to bring solar energy to the masses by achieving cost parity with conventional power sources."
Additional information about The American Business Awards, including 2009 event pictures and videos, can be found at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
About GT Solar International, Inc.
GT Solar International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLR) is a leading global provider of specialized manufacturing equipment and technology essential for the production of photovoltaic wafers, cells and modules and polysilicon for the solar power industry. The company's principal products are directional solidification systems and chemical vapor deposition reactors and related equipment. For additional information about GT Solar, please visit www.gtsolar.com.
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