China: Schiller wins contract to equip new thin film factory

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The German manufacturer says that it has been chosen to deliver its BackBone and ProLoad architecture, which will "manage the flow of product and information through a full scale thin film production lab".

According to a statement released, the unidentified customer is already active in the renewable energy market. This new announcement marks its entry into thin film.

When complete, the factory will reportedly have an annual production capacity of 120 MW, or 850,000 thin film photovoltaic panels.

The financial details of the contract were not disclosed. A spokesperson for Schiller did confirm to pv magazine, however, that delivery of the equiment is currently underway.