New VP Sales & Marketing to focus on module line in USA


John Wu, CEO of SPI, has announced the appointment of Thomas Utrup as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Tom joined SPI on March 28, just in time to represent the company at the PV America Conference & Trade Show in Philadelphia on April 3 to 5.

Tom brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. His career spans more than 25 years with solid Sales Management and General Management expertise; especially within a manufacturing environment like SPI’s. He has a strong background in emerging alternative energy technologies including Solar, Alternative Fuel Systems, and Heavy Duty Hybrid-Electric Drive Systems & Vehicles.

His success record with premiere companies like Daimler, and his experience working with major contracting customers will make him a tremendously valuable resource for the company’s photovoltaic module and system customers.

As a vertically integrated solar cell manufacturer, Solar Power Industries offers an array of photovoltaic products – from our line of silicon ingots, wafers and solar cells, to finished modules and fully customized systems. Utilizing our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, we are able to provide our customers with quality solar products at highly competitive prices.

At Solar Power Industries, we take pride in our commitment to exceeding expectations for a higher standard of quality and customer satisfaction. For more information or to schedule a meeting, please call Tom Utrup at: (724) 420-7972 or, email Tom at: