The shareholders of Roth & Rau AG approved the renaming of the PV technology and product center Roth & Rau in Hohenstein-Ernstthal to Meyer Burger (Germany) AG at the annual shareholders meeting.
Roth & Rau and its subsidiaries have been a part of Meyer Burger Technology Group since 2011. The Roth & Rau B.V. in Eindhoven, Holland will also be remaned Meyer Burger (Netherlands) B.V. Roth & Rau in Hohenstein-Ernstthal is involved in the development and production of PV production equipment, including the MAiA technology platform for PERC cell production. Roth & Rau B.V. is involved in functional inkjet and plasma stripping and depositing systems for the manufacturing of high tech electronic system.
The renaming of both Roth & Rau facilities brings them clearly under the Meyer Burger Technology Group brand. This will in turn provide for more global market recognition as Meyer Burger states. Internal processes, collaborations and communication will also become more streamlined and simplified under one brand name.
Meyer Burger also announced that it will sell its subsidiary Roth & Rau – Ortner GmbH and its subsidiary Roth & Rau Ortner USA to HAP Holding GmbH for an undisclosed sum of money. These subsidiaries develop and manufacture factory automation products and solutions for high-tech indistries. HAP Holding which has a long-time supply relationship with Roth & Rau is an automation and robotics developer.