Suntech plans 1,000 US jobs

The news source reports that over 8,000 applicants are currently vying for 150 jobs at Suntech’s Arizona plant, its first in the U.S. The plant is part of the company¬ís long-term strategy for the U.S., which the company reportedly expects to be its biggest market in three years.

"This is truly an international marketplace, especially when you’re talking about solar. It always has been. It makes a very positive statement – here’s a Chinese solar company that’s literally exporting jobs from China to the U.S.," Roger Efird, president of Suntech America, said earlier.

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