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GT Solar Receives $23.8 Million Order from Trina Solar

PV manufacturer, Trina Solar has placed two orders for the DSS450HP multicrystalline ingot growth systems.

GT Solar, a global provider of sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets, has received two orders totaling $23.8 million order from Trina Solar.

Trina has ordered the DSS450HP crystalline ingot growth systems. The orders will be included in GT Solar’s backlog for its current Q3 FY11, which ends on January 1, 2011.

“Trina Solar is one of the top ten PV cell and module manufacturers and we are pleased that they have selected our DSS450HP systems to meet their ingot growth production needs,” said Tom Gutierrez, GT Solar’s president and CEO. “Our crystalline ingot growth systems provide value to customers because of their proven performance and reliability and help PV manufacturers lower their cost of manufacturing.”



GT Solar DSS450HP crystalline ingot growth system


The additional DSS450HP systems will help Trina Solar achieve its goal of significantly expanding its manufacturing capacity. Since the introduction its first DSS240 in 2003, the company has shipped over 2,000 systems primarily to manufacturers located in Asia.

The company has made significant investments in customer service resources to support its growing installed base of customers throughout the Asia Pacific region. GT Solar’s installation teams can get customers up and running through a field-proven, fast commissioning process that reduces the time to volume production.

GT Solar International is a global provider of polysilicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets. The company's products and services allow its customers to optimize their manufacturing environments and lower their cost of ownership. 

Trina Solar is a leading manufacturer of high quality modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded in 1997 as a system installation company. Trina Solar is one of the few PV manufacturers that have developed a vertically integrated business model from the production of monocrystalline and multicrystalline ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. Trina Solar's products provide reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power for a growing variety of end-user applications worldwide.
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